MINI Anniversary Edition car goes official in the US
To celebrate 60 years of its motorsport heritage, BMW-owned luxury brand MINI has revealed its Anniversary Edition car. Based on the John Cooper Works Hardtop 2-door, the commemorative model has an eye-catching design and spacious cabin with more equipment. It draws power from a 2.0-liter, turbocharged, 4-cylinder engine that generates a maximum power of 228hp. Here are more details.
The car flaunts a British Racing Green paint job
The MINI Anniversary Edition has white stripes on the bonnet, a white-colored roof as well as ORVMs, and British Racing Green paintwork. It flaunts the "Cooper Car Company" logo on the front fenders, treadplates, and the upper section of the C-pillars. The number "74" on the doors is a tribute to the 1961 race car which wore the same number.
It is fueled by a 228hp, 2.0-liter engine
MINI Anniversary Edition is powered by a 2.0-liter, turbocharged, 4-cylinder engine that generates 228hp/319Nm. The mill is linked to a 6-speed manual or an 8-speed automatic gearbox. The car can sprint from 0-96km/h in 5.9 seconds.
The vehicle gets a panoramic sunroof and multiple airbags
MINI Anniversary Edition has a luxurious cabin, featuring a panoramic sunroof, signatures of John Cooper, Charlie Cooper, and John Michael Cooper etched on the dashboard, and heated front seats. A Harman Kardon sound system, a 3-spoke steering wheel, and multiple airbags are available. It also houses an upgraded touchscreen infotainment panel with support for navigation and the latest connectivity facilities.
MINI Anniversary Edition: Pricing and availability
In the US, the MINI Anniversary Edition sports a starting price-figure of $39,900 (around Rs. 29.8 lakh) and is up for grabs at dealerships. However, no details related to its pricing and availability in India have been disclosed.