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More driving fun, more fresh air, more diversity: the new MINI Convertible.
Thu Jan 21 23:55:00 CET 2016 Informação à Imprensa
Market launch on March 5th 2016 – new generation of the open-top 4-seater available in five engine variants – and also: market launch of the new MINI John Cooper Works Convertible.
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Munich. Open-top driving fun in the world's only
premium convertible in the small car segment advances to the next
stage. The new MINI Convertible is raring to go and ready to greet the
upcoming spring season. The open-top 4-seater goes out to dealerships
on March 5th 2016 – with elegantly stretched lines, a noticeable
increase in sporty flair, the matured product substance of the new
MINI generation and available in five engine variants. At the same
time, the market launch of the new MINI John Cooper Works Convertible
sees the start of extreme sporty driving fun under the open sky.
The new MINI Convertible is presented with a wide range of exclusive equipment features for open-air pleasure in the style that is typical of the British premium brand. Its fully automatic soft top – purely electrically powered for the first time – is also available as a MINI Yours roof complete with unique integrated Union Jack graphic. Other options include the Always Open Timer, automatic air conditioning with convertible mode and the MINI Connected rain warning function. In order to ensure that driving fun on the sunny side is both agile and safe, there is cutting-edge drive and suspension technology, an extremely rigid body structure and the now fully integrated rollover protection.
Three petrol and two diesel engines of the latest generation with MINI TwinPower Turbo Technology are available to choose from for the MINI Convertible (combined fuel consumption: 6.0 - 3.8 l/100 km, combined CO2 emissions: 139 - 100 g/km). The new MINI John Cooper Works Convertible (combined fuel consumption: 6.5 l/100 km, combined CO2 emissions: 152 g/km) likewise lines up for the start with a 170 kW/231 hp 4-cylinder turbo engine.
For further details on official fuel consumption figures, official specific CO2 emissions and power consumption of new cars, please refer to the "Manual on fuel consumption, CO2 emissions and power consumption of new cars, available at all sales outlets, from Deutsche Automobil Treuhand GmbH (DAT), Hellmuth-Hirth-Str. 1, 73760 Ostfildern-Scharnhausen and at http://www.dat.de/angebote/verlagsprodukte/leitfaden-kraftstoffverbrauch.html. Manual CO2 (PDF ‒ 2.7 MB)