British premium vehicle maker has unveiled the new upgraded MINI 3 door, the MINI 5 door, and the MINI Convertible, now available in South Africa.
The new arrivals accompanied fresh design accent, advancements in a drive innovation, extra customisation choices and an extension of the computerised administrations accessible as a major aspect of MINI Connected.
The updating of the original product in the premium section of the small cars features the mature yet unmistakable appeal of MINI, which in its present model generation is currently available for the first time with three body writes for trademark driving fun in urban rush hour gridlock.
This is because of such components as the new engine-transmission combination, a broadened scope of standard highlights, recently designed headlights and backlights, extra body finishes, and inventive availability innovation for convenience and infotainment.
MINI 3 door, MINI 5 door, MINI Convertible: an overview of new features.
The range of body finishes available for the new MINI 3 door, the new MINI 5 door and the new MINI Convertible includes three variants.
The colours Emerald Grey metallic, Starlight Blue metallic and Solaris Orange metallic are now also included in the program.
What is more, the list of optional equipment items features an additional means of customising the exterior design.
With the option Piano Black Exterior, the surrounds of the headlights, rear lights, and radiator grille are finished in high-gloss black instead of chrome.
The selection of optionally available light alloy wheels has been expanded, too.
The 17-inch light alloy wheels in the design styles Roulette Spoke 2-tone and Propeller Spoke 2-tone is now available for all body variants of the new MINI.
The likewise 17-inch light alloy wheels in Rail Spoke 2-tone design have also been newly added to the program.
A broad selection of seat surfaces, interior surfaces, and Colour Lines add a touch of individual style to the interior of the new MINI 3 door, the new MINI 5 door, and the new MINI Convertible.
New features for the MINI 3 door and the MINI 5 door include the Chester leather trim in Malt Brown and a Colour Line now also available in Malt Brown.
A detailed revision of the engines offered for the new MINI 3 door, the new MINI 5 door and the new MINI Convertible mainly benefits driving fun.
It also leads to a reduction in fuel consumption and CO2 figures by as much as five percent, as well as optimising emissions so as to be able to comply with the more rigorous exhaust emission standards of the future.
Further development has been applied across the board, including the basic engine, MINI TwinPower Turbo Technology, engine electronics, oil supply, intake air ducting, the cooling system and the exhaust systems.
It was also possible to reduce the weight of the drive units.
The engine covers are made of carbon fibre reinforced plastic (CFRP), so they are now lighter, too.
The material used to make them is carbon fibre recyclate generated in the production of BMW i automobiles.
The three-cylinder petrol engines of the MINI One now draws its power from a capacity of 1.5 litres.
This increases maximum torque by 10 Nm, taking it to 190 Nm.
In addition, all petrol engines feature petrol direct injection with the maximum pressure increased from 200 to 350 bar and turbocharger blades made of highly heat-resilient material.
The range of body completes available for the new MINI 3 door, the new MINI 5 door, and the new MINI Convertible incorporates three variations.
The colours Emerald Gray metallic, Starlight Blue metallic and Solaris Orange metallic likewise incorporated into the program.
Also, the list of optional types of equipment items includes an extra method for redoing the exterior design.
They complete with the choice Piano Black Exterior, the surrounds of the headlights, rear lights, and radiator grille in the polished dark rather than chrome.
The selection of available light combination wheels has been developed.
The 17-inch light alloy wheels in the design styles Roulette Spoke 2-tone and Propeller Spoke 2-tone is currently available for all body variations of the new MINI.
They have also added the 17-inch light combination wheels in Rail Spoke 2-tone configuration to the program.
A wide selection of seat surfaces, interior surfaces, and Color Lines include a bit of individual style to the inside of the new MINI 3 door, the new MINI 5 door, and the new MINI Convertible.
New highlights for the MINI 3 door and the MINI 5 door incorporate the Chester cowhide trim in Malt Brown and a Color Line now additionally available in Malt Brown.
A nitty-gritty correction of the motors offered for the new MINI 3 door, the new MINI 5 door and the new MINI Convertible advantages driving fun.
It additionally prompts a lessening in fuel utilisation and CO2 figures by as much as five percent and optimising emissions to comply with the more rigorous exhaust emission standards of the future.
The advance improvement includes the fundamental engine, MINI TwinPower Turbo Technology, engine technology, oil supply, intake air ducting, the cooling system and the fumes system.
It was additionally conceivable to diminish the heaviness of the drive units.
It makes the engine covers of carbon fiber strengthened plastic (CFRP), so they are presently lighter, as well.
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 Colour Lines.
• Unique individualisation with MINI Yours Customised.
• Further developed engines with enhanced efficiency as well as increased capacity and torque for MINI One.
• 7-speed Steptronic transmission with double clutch, 8-speed Steptronic transmission.
• Multifunction steering wheel and radio with a 6.5-inch colour screen, USB and Bluetooth interface as standard.
• Optional radio and navigation systems with a 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