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MINI Range Gets Maxi Tweaks

Amidst a worldwide effort to expand its offering, British carmaker MINI is announcing a whole range of engine addition, visual tweaks and comfort upgrades, to prepare for the fall. BMW has even set a date when the better-MINIs will see daylight: September 18.

At that time, a new range of diesel engines will join the MINI offering: MINI One D (66 kW/90 hp) and MINI Cooper D (82 kW/112 hp), both with a fuel consumption rating of 3.8l/100 km and fuel emissions standing at 99g of CO2/km.

MINI will also debut the very first MINI Cooper D Convertible equipped with a diesel engine, which will join the revised MINI One D Clubman.

Visually, the cars feature revised front bumper, the addition of LEDs for the rear lights and brake lights, including dynamic brake light function, new heel variants, paint finishes and optional extras.

Exclusively for the MINI John Cooper Works and MINI John Cooper Works Clubman, the carmaker offers Chili Red paint. But, as you already know, that is only the icing on the cake for the MINI, which has become famous for the nearly unlimited ways to customize it.

As for standard equipment, the vehicles come with new audio (MP3-compatible CD player, an AUX IN connection and MINI Visual Boost radio) and navigation systems (high-resolution color display in the Centre Speedo and a Bluetooth hands-free system complete with USB audio interface).

Xenon headlights with black headlight reflectors or the Adaptive Headlights function, automatic dimming function for both the rear-view and exterior mirrors and LED ambient lighting complete the tweaks brought to the MINI range.


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