Congestion Charge exemption changes start 1st July
From 1st July 2013 the Co2 output required for free entry into the London Congestion Charge zone will drop from 100g/km to 75g/km, removing the majority of internal combustion engines from exemption. Vehicles either currently registered or vehicles registered before June 28, will benefit from a three-year transition period which will run until June 2016. If you are an Alfa customer you can register your sub-100g/km Alfa Romeo until 28th June for three years congestion charge exemption which can potentially save £7560 and there are two more Alfa models that will qualify for exemption including special editions Alfa MiTo Live and MiTo Sprint which are powered by the TwinAir engine emitting 98g/km. The sub-100g/km models also currently qualify for free VED. Damien Dally, Head of Brand, Alfa Romeo UK said “despite the changes, Alfa buyers can still benefit from Congestion Charge exemption and save more than £7,500 over three years if they register before 28 June. Alfa’s sub-100g/km MiTo range combines fun performance with frugal efficiency wrapped up in one of the safest and most stylish models in the class.’
MiTo Live and MiTo SprintThe Alfa MiTo Live maybe extremely economic but it also boasts stylish good looks including 17” alloy wheels and rear tinted windows, this model is aimed at 17-25 year old drivers, the Alfa MiTo Live which is insurance group 9 will also be offered with optional Marmalade telematics based cover, offering significant insurance premium savings reducing for young drivers. The new Alfa MiTo Live has also been created for drivers who love to stay connected and entertained on the move. It comes fitted with a high fidelity BOSE® sound system and Pioneer’s innovative AppRadio™ system which lets users connect and access their smartphone’s apps through a seven-inch multi-touch screen. The other special edition is the Alfa Romeo MiTo Sprint which has more than £1500 worth of extras including cruise control, leather steering wheel and gear stick, steering wheel remote audio controls, Blue&Me™ Bluetooth® hands-free system with voice recognition, and media player with a USB port. Other features include a rear spoiler, 16” alloy wheels, fog lights and unique Sprint badging. This new model is available in red, white or blue as it celebrates Alfa Romeo’s continued support of the UK Athletics (UKA). The Alfa Romeo MiTo range is priced from £12,500 OTR for the 1.4 8v 78 bhp Progression.
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