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Perfect for the Summer: MINI Convertible and Roadster

The soft top season is here and you'll probably want to take a ride in the sun with the top down, feeling the wind through your hair. The MINI Convertible and Roadster are the perfect choices for you in this case.
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The Convertible allows you to take 3 friends with you, whilst the Roadster will limit your choices to either your beloved wife/girlfriend or just one close friend but both of them will deliver that huge amount of fun MINIs are known for.

Actually, the latter is the company's first open-top two-seater and is continuing to be a favorite amongst MINI aficionados. However, both cars offer no compromises when it comes to safety, even for their retractable roofs.

The Convertible has a single-section rollover bar that springs automatically behind the headrests in case of emergency, whilst the Roadster has two rollover bars made of polished stainless steel behind the seats.

As a final difference, the Convertible has more engine choices, ranging from the MINI One Convertible with 100 HP to even diesel units, on the MINI Cooper D Convertible with 116 HP. The most powerful version is the Cooper S with 184 HP.

The Roadster, on the other hand, gives you a choice out of just 5 engines, ranging from the standard Cooper Roadster ( or Cooper D Roadster for diesel engines) to Cooper S Roadster (or SD Roadster for the 143 HP diesel) with 184 HP. All of them are hooked up to the same 6-speed automatic gearbox as standard though.

The ultimate version, for both of them, is the JCW version, fitted with a 1.6-liter 4-cylinder, 211 HP engine for the best open-top feeling in the world. Convinced yet?

 
 
 
 
 

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