Mini trots out new 3-door, 5-door, and convertible

Shane McGlaun - Jan 10, 2018, 6:18 am CST
Mini trots out new 3-door, 5-door, and convertible

Mini has pulled the wraps off its updated vehicle line and fans of the British mini cars will appreciate the new rides. The Mini 3 Door, 5 door, and convertible are all new. They all share many of the same updated features with things like LED headlights with matrix function for the high beams and LED rear taillights with a Union Jack design.

The Mini logo is new along with new body finishes and a piano black exterior color. The cars all get new light alloy wheels and an expanded range of leather trim, interior surfaces, and color lines. All of the new models can also be customized via the new Mini Yours Customised program we talked about before.

Mini has further developed the engines used in the range for more efficiency and torque. The cars use a 7-speed Steptronic transmission with a double clutch or an 8-speed Steptronic in some versions. The steering wheel is a multifunction device and drivers get a radio with a 6.5-inch color screen, USB, and Bluetooth standard.

Options include radio and navigation systems with a touchscreen. Telephony with wireless charging is integrated and there are Mini logo projections from the exterior mirror on the driver side. Three new body finished for the cars include Emerald Gray metallic, Starlight Blue metallic, and Solaris Orange metallic.

The Piano Black Exterior gives a black surround around headlights, rear lights, and radio grille rather than chrome. The mini One First and Mini One get 1.5L 3-cylinder engines with 160 and 190Nm of torque and increased boost pressure.


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