In a country such as India, where the roads are full of small cars, there is one small car that is both delightfully distinctive and eye-catching. It is the Mini Cooper – the timeless classic. This is an iconic vehicle with a long history; believed to be one of the most influential cars of the past century. The car that was developed as a solution for the then global oil crisis morphed into as an icon of pop culture.
Mini Cooper – Features & Specs
The car has 1496 to 1998 cc engines depending upon the variant you choose. There are petrol as well as diesel options and all versions offer automatic transmission. The fuel efficiency ranges from 17 to 20.7 kmpl. The cabin features a premium cockpit design, leather upholstery and 16.37 cm/6.5” or 22.35 cm/8.8” display infotainment console which includes touchscreen navigation. Backlit door bezels and ambient lighting create a cozy atmosphere while wireless charging options are also available. There are 15 attractive colours to choose from.
The Mini Cooper variants
The three-door hatch starts with an ex showroom price of Rs. 29.90 lakhs. The diesel automatic seats 5. The Mini Countryman automatic is available in diesel and petrol and prices range between Rs. 35 lakhs and 42 lakhs.
The five door hatch costs upward of Rs. 36, lakh and features a 6 speed auto steptronic transmission. The S three door convertible is available with peppy 1998 cc in petrol in automatic gears. This is a four seater with seven gears including a sports mode and costs upward of Rs. 36 lakhs
The Mini Clubman is a six door with the distinctive divided rear opening with two doors that open automatically when you move your feet under the boot and back again. This variant starts at Rs. 42 lakhs
The Mini Cooper offers top notch safety features such as front and rear airbags, brake assist, crash sensors, cornering brake control, roll over protection system, ABS and run-flat indicator. There are many customisation options available in terms of the bonnet stripes, rear view mirror colours etc.
What people love about the Mini Cooper
Those who choose the Mini Cooper, do so to choose a car that is truly iconic and timeless. The car’s compact size, coupled with exceptional pep and great handling offers a memorable driving experience. The car is small but powerful and high performing. Owners love the in-cabin features, aesthetics and colour options available. It is the exclusivity of the vehicle; of knowing that one owns a classic that offers owners a quiet satisfaction at the choice made.