"Fans of Italian styling are anxiously awaiting Fiat and Alfa Romeo's return to the U.S., despite the fact that the tenuous alliance with Chrysler makes the whole deal anything but certain. Nevertheless, hatch fans are amped to see the new MiTo hatch, is essentially the replacement to the entry-level portion of the 147 line, arrive in the U.S., while the new and upscale 149, to be called Milano as revealed in Chrysler's viability plan, is planned for late 2009. These spy shots of the Milano, reveal the car's resemblance to, but also differences from, the MiTo as well as its current development stage."

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