The new Fiat 500 may be Car of the Year, but Novitec can always find a way to improve on things like performance and exclusivity when it comes to Alfa Romeo, Ferrari and of course Fiat.
Starting with the engines, Novitec has taken the 1.3 liter JTD turbo-diesel to 83 hp / 61 kW from its stock 70 hp / 51.5 kW, reducing its 0-100 km/h sprint time to 11.9 seconds and raising its top speed to 165 km/h.… Continue reading →
In case you were wondering what car inspired Alfa Romeo’s designers when they styled the Mi.To, the Italian carmaker has released a new image gallery featuring the premium hatch alongside the sadistically sensual 8c Competizione. However, while a potential Mi.To buyer will appreciate the fact that the mini was penned after a supercar, we really doubt that any 8c Competizione owner will share the same feelings…
The Italian carmaker also released several pictures of the Mi.To’s interior dressed in a black leather “suit”.… Continue reading →
Last few days we enjoyed these pictures showing parts from Alfa Romeo MiTo interior. They are scanned from a print brochure. Hope we get our hands on some better soon. For now these will do … Continue reading →
Following the introduction of AC Schnitzer’s sport program for the BMW 1-Series Coupe at last year’s ESSEN Show, the German tuning firm has now revealed its sport package for the convertible version of the compact bimmer.
Power-wise, AC Schnitzer kits boost the 135i’s output from 306 to 360Hp, the 120d’s from 177 to 200Hp and the 123d’s from 204 to 240Hp.… Continue reading →
Italian Alfa Romeo and British Prodrive have together developed a UK only special edition for the Alfa Romeo Brera Coupe, called the Alfa Brera S. Prodrive is of course best known for their WRC successes and their recent close involvement with the Aston Martin sale to Prodrive owner David Richards, and has developed a new suspension for the recently facelifted Brera coupe.… Continue reading →
Normally HAMANN-Motorsport is renowned as a tuning company for BMW and for refining sinfully expensive luxury cars.
But sometimes the Laupheim-based technicians move off the beaten tracks and devote themselves to something completely unexpected – in this case the Fiat 500. The HAMANN-technicians started with a lot of joy and enthusiasm for the cool little retro sports car and developed the extensive HAMANN sportivo–tuning programme.… Continue reading →