New Mini Cooper Convertible launches in India
The all-new BMW‘s MINI Convertible was launched today in India at an exclusive sunset fiesta on a pristine Goan beach, the perfect place to experience the free spirit of MINI.
The all-new MINI Convertible is available at dealerships across India as a Completely Built-Up unit (CBU) from today onwards.
Mr. Philipp von Sahr who is the President of BMW Group India said in a press statement,
The all-new MINI Convertible is unapologetically outgoing. It’s a spontaneous and emotionally intensive way of savouring authentic MINI driving fun. A non-stop thrill behind the wheel for those who know there’s always a little more to feel. It is able to seize and share those intangible moments of pure joy precisely because of its contagious enthusiasm and its impulsive streak. It’s creates a world in technicolour, packed with impulse, emotion and unbridled energy.
The all-new MINI Convertible is available at an ex-showroom price of INR 3,49,000.
New Mini Cooper Exteriors
The exterior design authentically expresses the additional driving fun, technological advancement and refined premium characteristics of the all-new MINI Convertible. The all-new MINI Convertible is fitted for the first time with a fully automatic, electrically powered soft top operation system as well as fully integrated rollover protection. The cleverly designed Wind Deflector can easily be locked into position behind the front seats and comes in especially handy to avoid unwanted air turbulence during open-top driving. For a spontaneous reaction to sudden weather changes, the soft top can be opened and closed in just 18 seconds. For the first time, the soft top is also available in an optional MINI Yours version featuring an innovative woven Union Jack graphic. Another cool feature is the new MINI Excitement Package, which comprises LED interior and ambient lighting as well as a projection of the MINI logo on the ground on the driver’s side when the door is opened.
New Mini Cooper Convertible Interior
The interior of Mini Cooper features a design that is high-end as well as harmonious and offers premium workmanship quality in every small detail. Multi-function Sport Leather Steering Wheel and Sports Seats for driver and front passenger enhance the unique ‘go-kart’ feel of the all-new MINI Convertible and are offered as standard. Expanded seat surfaces and increased headroom also contribute to optimised space comfort in the backseat. Vibrant colours and high-end leather upholstery in a multitude of exciting combinations make sure that every MINI stands out on its own.
The all-new MINI Convertible is always ready for long drives thanks to the spacious luggage compartment with Comfort Access and Easy Load Function that has a capacity of upto 215 litres which is approximately 25 percent more than the predecessor.
New Mini Cooper Convertible Engine
Driving excitement gives you a raft of tools to keep the adrenaline pumping. The 2-litre 4-cylinder engine with TwinPower Turbo Technology makes the all-new MINI Convertible higher on performance and lighter on fuel. It mobilises a peak output of 141 kW/192 hp and a maximum torque of 280 Nm torque. The car sprints from 100 km/hr in 7.1 seconds and the top speed is 233 km/hr.
New Mini Cooper Convertible Transmission
With increased efficiency, enhanced shift comfort, optimised acoustic and vibration response, the newly developed 6-speed automatic transmission contributes to the sophisticated characteristics of the drive system. The optional 6-speed sports automatic transmission can be operated using shift paddles.
The MINI Driving Modes enable an individualised vehicle set-up focusing on either ride comfort, sportiness or efficiency, according to preference. In addition to the standard MID mode, the Sport mode is geared towards active driving fun while the Green mode supports fuel-efficient driving.
New Mini Cooper Convertible Safety
The all- new MINI Convertible is stacked with cutting-edge safety technology. The standard safety equipment comprises of Front and Passenger Airbags, Brake Assist, 3-Point Seat Belts, Dynamic Stability Control, Crash Sensor, Anti-lock Braking System, Cornering Brake Control and Run-flat Indicator.
The standard MINIMALISM technology includes an auto start/stop function, brake energy recuperation, shift point display and electromechanical power steering.
The optional Dynamic Damper Control further improves ride quality and suspension by stabilizing all irregularities on the road. The all-new MINI Convertible also comes with optional features like MINI Head-up Display, Harman Kardon hi-fi system and LED headlights with cornering function. The optional Wired Package includes Navigation System Professional, a bigger 8.8’ screen with Touch Controller and Bluetooth mobile connectivity. The exciting world of MINI Connected is available with the optional Radio MINI Visual Boost.
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