The Italian automaker Alfa Romeo will produce 100 special MiTo hatchbacks destined for their FIAT family member and exotic sports car maker Maserati ’s service network. The limited edition MiTos will be sprayed in Maserati Ocean Blue and will be further distinguished by a bespoke Limited Edition plate on the center stack as well as a set of aluminum kick plates that read "Alfa Romeo for Maserati" along with a few other sporting touches like matching pedals, a set of 18 inch alloys, rear spoiler and a unique rear bumper.
Aside from the go fast goodies, the MiTo for Maserati will also feature quite a few luxurious touches like Frau leather seats, leather wrapped multifunction steering wheel with integrated radio and telephone controls, Blue&Me hands free system with USB port, dual zone air conditioning, navigation and bright bi-xenon headlamps. Being the exotic performance car builders that they are, the sporty MiTo will be powered by the top of the line 170 HP version of FIAT’s 1.4 Liter MultiAir Turbo gas burning power plant.
Press release after the jump.
One hundred Alfa Romeo MiTos, produced exclusively for Maserati’s service network will soon be circulating on roads throughout Europe. For Maserati, the Alfa Romeo MiTo is the perfect “Courtesy Car” for customers who clearly appreciate Italian style and unique products.
The special MiTos will be marked out by their Maserati Ocean Blue body colour, and will be equipped with the most powerful engine in the entire MiTo range – the very lively, 170 HP, 1.4 MultiAir Turbo petrol engine.
In addition to their special body colour, the MiTos will feature another two exclusive details: a ‘Limited Edition’ plate on the air conditioning system and special aluminium kick plates bearing the words “Alfa Romeo for Maserati”.
All one hundred cars will feature be generously equipped: Frau leather seats, automatic dual zone air conditioning, a leather steering wheel with radio and telephone controls, a map-based Radionavigation unit with maps covering the whole of Europe, the Blue&Me hands-free system with USB port, and bi-xenon headlights.
The MiTo for Maserati will also stand out due to its exceptional sporting performance. It is fitted as standard with 18 inch alloy wheels, a rear spoiler, a sporty rear bumper and aluminium pedal unit. They will also be fitted as standard with Dynamic Suspension, the advanced electronic control system that varies suspension configuration actively and continuously according to road conditions and driver input, ensuring lightning-quick cornering and amazing sensitivity.
Thanks to this special initiative with Alfa Romeo, Maserati’s European service network will be able to offer its customers a very special car, completely in line with Maserati philosophy, according to which even the smallest detail is meticulously and attentively chosen.