Our test car was filled with all sorts of optional features – to get an idea of what we’re talking about, we’ll tel you that the EUR10,263 of the vehicle’s EUR37,729 belonged to the goodies’ list. We really enjoyed the Lightning blue metallic color, along with the silver stripes, the exterior chromed details, as well as the adaptive Xenon headlights, but we didn’t like the dull design of the MINI Yours rims.
Once we climbed inside, we were treated with a Harmann Kardon audio system that was the perfect party tool for such a happy-style vehicle, the Business satnav system, that is really easy to use and beautifully integrated in the generously-sized speedometer. The rear parking sensors are a must since the rear visibility is a different spelling of “zero”, and front ones would also be helpful , but you can’t even order such them.
This vehicle needs all the comfort aids it can get, so the heated front seats and the center armrest, together with the multifunctional sport steering wheel are really nice touches.
Another feature that we really appreciated was the Punch Carbon Black leather finish on the seats, eve though you can’t help but be annoyed by the fact that you can’t order electric power for the seats.Continue reading