The new MINI 3 door, the new MINI 5 door, the new MINI Convertible.

February 3, 2018
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The new MINI 3 door, the new MINI 5 door, the new MINI Convertible.

The British premium automobile manufacturer strengthens the progressive character and appeal of its models in the small car segment with a stylishly refined visual appearance and extensive technological advancements.

The upgrading of the original product substance in the premium segment of small cars highlights the mature yet distinctive charisma of MINI, which in its current model generation is now available for the first time with three body types for hallmark driving fun in urban traffic. This is due to such elements as the new engine-transmission combinations, an extended range of standard features, newly designed headlights and rear lights, additional body finishes and cutting-edge connectivity technology for convenience and infotainment.

MINI 3 door, MINI 5 door, MINI Convertible: overview of new features.

  • LED headlights with Matrix function for the high beam.
    •       LED rear lights in Union Jack design.
    •       New MINI logo, new body finishes, Piano Black exterior.
    •       New light alloy wheels.
    •       Extended range of leather trim, interior surfaces and Color Lines.
    •       Unique individualization with MINI Yours Customized.
    •       Further developed engines with enhanced efficiency as well as increased capacity and torque for MINI One and MINI One First.
    •       7-speed Steptronic transmission with double clutch, 8-speed Steptronic transmission.
    •       Multifunction steering wheel and radio with 6.5-inch color screen, USB and Bluetooth interface as standard.
    •       Optional radio and navigation systems with touchscreen monitor.
    •       Telephony with wireless charging.
    •       MINI logo projection from the exterior mirror on the driver’s side.
    •       MINI Connected and MINI Connected XL with new functions.

A modified design for the characteristic circular headlights make the hallmark front view of the new MINI 3 door, the new MINI 5 door and the new MINI Convertible is even more powerfully expressive. In the standard halogen headlights, a striking accentuation is added by means of a black panel.

The MINI Yours Customized program now raises hallmark brand individualization to a whole new level. It includes retrofit products whose design can be created by customers themselves, which are then produced precisely according to these individual specifications. The MINI Yours Customized range includes side scuttles, decorative strips for the interior on the passenger side, LED door sill finishers and LED door projectors.

All Steptronic transmissions available for the new MINI 3 door, the new MINI 5 door and the new MINI Convertible allow use of the coasting function in MID and GREEN mode as well as the latest generation of the auto start/stop function. Navigation and front camera data can now be incorporated in the control of the latter, too. If the vehicle is fitted accordingly, this allows situations to be identified in which it is better not to switch off the engine: for example when stopping briefly before making a turn or entering a roundabout, or if the traffic ahead has started moving again.


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