MINI India has launched a special edition of its best-selling Convertible, the new MINI Convertible Sidewalk Edition in India. The new MINI Convertible Sidewalk Edition is available in Deep Laguna metallic exterior colour at Rs 44.90 lakh (ex-showroom).
1. Only 15 units on offer
The MINI Convertible Sidewalk Edition will be Offered as a Completely Built-Up unit (CBU), only 15 units are available and can be booked exclusively on shop.mini.in. The new MINI Convertible Sidewalk Edition is based on the first special edition of this line which was launched in 2007.
2. Unique soft top design
The MINI Convertible Sidewalk Edition combines iconic with contemporary to create aesthetically compelling contrasts. An extra touch of exclusivity is added with the Deep Laguna Metallic exterior colour that is specially developed for this edition, the striking geometric pattern of the soft-top electric roof that opens within 20 seconds makes a lasting impression along with the specially designed 17-inch light-alloy wheel Scissor Spoke 2-tone. Individual side scuttles in the Sidewalk design, door sill finishers made of brushed aluminum also in Sidewalk design and striking bonnet stripes with delicate pinstripes further complement and enhance its unique look.
3. Leather upholstery
The MINI Convertible Sidewalk Edition’s interior features a design that is premium as well as harmonious and offers the finest workmanship in every small detail. MINI Yours Leather Lounge Sidewalk leather seats in Anthracite with braided piping in Dark Petrol and accent seams in Energetic Yellow. The new illuminated interior surface features a decorative cockpit and door trim with Petrol finish. The multi-function Sport Leather steering wheel with a discreet Sidewalk logo and contrast seams in Petrol add touches of individual styling.
4. TwinPower Turbo engine
The new MINI Convertible Sidewalk Edition is powered by the the adrenalin pumping 2-litre 4-cylinder engine with TwinPower Turbo Technology. It mobilises a peak output of 192 hp and a maximum torque of 280 Nm. The car sprints from 100 km/hr in 7.1 seconds and the top speed is limited to 230 km/hr.
5. Steptronic Sport transmission
The MINI Convertible Sidewalk Edition’s engine is mated to a newly developed 7-speed Steptronic Sport transmission with double clutch and steering wheel paddles enables smooth gear shifts, optimised acoustic and vibration response and contributes to the sophisticated characteristics of the drive system.
6. Drive modes
The MINI Convertible Sidewalk Edition comes with MINI Driving Modes, which enables 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.
7. More safety features
The new MINI Convertible Sidewalk Edition is stacked with a range of intuitive safety features. 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.
8. Excitement Package
The Sidewalk Edition comes with standard MINIMALISM technology. The MINIMALISM technology includes features like an auto start/stop function, brake energy recuperation, shift point display and electromechanical power steering. Another cool feature is the 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.