Alfa Romeo launches limited edition MiTo with daring motorcycle stunt

Leon Poultney
Alfa Romeo launches limited edition MiTo with daring motorcycle stunt
Alfa Romeo launches limited edition MiTo with daring motorcycle stunt

Most new car launches involve a swanky party where attendees tuck into a steady stream of microscopic food while they stare at a car-shaped object underneath a silk sheet.

The car tends to be revealed to the sound of booming rock music, a small ripple of applause and some muffled chatter. The evening is over and pulses have barely raised beyond resting level.