BMW, Fiat Join Forces, Create Next-Gen Mini Platform

BMW and Fiat have signed a memorandum of understanding to co-develop the next-generation platform underpinning three different small cars — the Mini, the Alfa Romeo Mi.To, and the Fiat Grande Punto (which is desperately in need of help based on our experience). To borrow a phrase, the auto industry works in mysterious… » 7/08/08 6:20pm 7/08/08 6:20pm

Alfa Romeo Mi.To Showing Cute Side At Milan Marketing Shoot

They say you haven't become a true "petrolhead" until you've owned an Alfa Romeo. To meet that requirement in America, that requires scavenging through used car ads and, subsequently, junkyards. However, for the places in the world that actually get new Alfas, owning one of the Italian beauties will be a bit more… » 6/08/08 9:56am 6/08/08 9:56am

Alfa Romeo Mi.To Meets 8C Competizione In Photo Studio, Wants Some…

This is what's known in the industry as the Halo effect. Believe it or not, Alfa Romeo aren't making the 8C Competizione because they lay awake at night dreaming about the color red combined with 450bhp V8s, but because their accountants spend all day figuring out what building such a vehicle will have on the sales of… » 5/12/08 1:40pm 5/12/08 1:40pm

Alfa Romeo Mi.To: A Furiosa Mini-Fighter From Italy

After the success of BMW's Mini Cooper ("you got them to pay what for that?") many companies have been anxious to offer their own alternatives to the pseudo-British hatch. Alfa Romeo is now one of the first to get in with the decidedly un-retro Mi.To., which looks more like an 8C Competizione than any hatch… » 3/14/08 9:20am 3/14/08 9:20am