Alfa MiTo Turismo Sport arrives in UK

The stylish supermini, introduced to the UK last year, is now available in the MiTo Turismo Sport special edition from £12,895.

This price applies to the 1.4-litre 16V petrol version delivering 95bhp. The diesel version, a 1.3-litre JTD 95bhp MultiJet turbodiesel is priced from.

The Turismo Sport name is emphasised by additions such as a rear spoiler and 16" alloy wheels and performance from the diesel engine is a nippy 0-62mph time of 11.6 seconds.

However, CO2 emissions remain low at just 112g/km and fuel economy on the combined cycle has been confirmed as 65.7mpg.

Alfa says the first ever special edition MiTo supermini will come with £1,610 worth of extra equipment over the standard model. This includes exterior touches such fog lights and a choice of three colours; black, white or metallic red.

Inside, the special edition boasts the same air conditioning system as standard models and adds Alfa’s Blue&Me communications technology, leather steering wheel with audio and phone controls, and cruise control.

Alfa is offering the petrol version from £199 per month with a £1,000 deposit and the diesel for £219 per month with the same amount of deposit.

The new Alfa Romeo MiTo Turismo Sport has joined the Italian manufacturer’s growing line-up of new cars, including the new Alfa Giulietta hatchback.