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THE NEW MINI ONE D CLUBMAN.
Fri Mar 11 11:00:00 CET 2016 Press Release
•Fleet-focused MINI One D Clubman launched in the UK •CO2 emissions from 99g/km, 74.3 mpg on the combined cycle •Exceptionally high standard specification including MINI Navigation, DAB, Bluetooth, Cruise control, MINI Connected and MINI Excitement Pack (including MINI logo projection) •Available April priced from £21,375 OTR, monthly business rental from £179**
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Following the successful UK market launch of the MINI Clubman in October 2015, and the recent announcement of the MINI Clubman ALL4, MINI UK is adding a new model to the range – the MINI One D Clubman.
Retaining the high specification offered across the MINI Clubman range, including MINI Navigation, DAB, Bluetooth, Cruise control and MINI Connected on every car, the new MINI One D Clubman will be of particular interest to fleet and business customers, with this latest model emitting 99g/km* CO2 on the combined cycle. As such, company car drivers will benefit from a low BiK rate of 17% on the MINI One D Clubman in the 2015-16 tax year.
The car’s much-loved signature design feature – its split rear doors – are retained on this model, while accessibility and everyday usability are further enhanced thanks to four full-sized side doors. The resulting car is a powerful fusion of sleek lines, innovative touches and first-rate materials with generous space for five occupants, excellent luggage capacity and classic MINI driving characteristics.
The new MINI One D Clubman is available to order from MINI Retailers nationwide now, priced from £21,375 OTR with the first customer deliveries in April 2016. MINI Financial Services offer a comprehensive range of rental options for corporate and SME customers, with highly competitive rates starting from £179** per month.
MINI One D Clubman
- MINI One D Clubman: 3-cylinder diesel engine with MINI TwinPower Turbo Technology (turbocharger with variable turbine geometry, common rail direct injection),
capacity: 1,496 cc, output: 85 kW/116 hp at 4,000 rpm,
max. torque: 270 Nm at 1,750 – 2,250 rpm,
acceleration (0–62 mph): 10.4 seconds (automatic: 10.4 seconds),
top speed: 119 mph (119 mph),
average fuel consumption*: 74.3 mpg (72.4 mpg)
CO2 emissions*: 99 g/km (104 g/km), exhaust emission standard: EU6.
*EU test cycle figures, fuel consumption dependent on the selected tyre format.
Length: 4 253 millimetres
Width: 1 800 millimetres
Height: 1 441 millimetres
Wheelbase: 2 670 millimetres
MINI One D Clubman: exceptionally packaged for business customers
Launched in the UK in October 2015, the new MINI Clubman is notable as the brand’s first vehicle in the competitive C-segment. This new model offers customers a premium vehicle featuring the highest level of ride refinement ever seen in a MINI.
Featuring a new mature and sophisticated design, the MINI Clubman’s dimensions are larger than those of the previous generation MINI Clubman. It’s also 270 mm longer and 73 mm wider than the MINI 5-door Hatch, with a wheelbase which is 100 mm larger. The boot has a volume of 360 litres, which can be extended to 1,250 litres by folding the rear seats flat.
With the introduction of MINI One D Clubman, the brand is further strengthening its entry into the C-segment with a vehicle primed for corporate, fleet and company car customers. This new model includes all of the must-have features required by business users combined with CO2 emissions starting from just 99g/km*, reducing the tax liability for company car drivers.
The standard specification on MINI One D Clubman mirrors the high quality packaging offered across the MINI Clubman range with the extensive standard equipment list including:
- MINI Navigation including Visual Boost Radio
- Sport leather steering wheel with multi-function control
- Cruise Control
- 16” alloy wheels
- Alarm and immobiliser
- Floor mats
- Front centre armrest
- Front and rear ISOFIX
- Front fog lights
- Automatic lights and wipers
- Manual Air conditioning
- MINI Excitement pack including MINI logo projection
- MINI Connected
- On-board computer
- Interior lights pack
- White indicators
- Tyre Pressure Monitoring System
Efficient powertrain featuring MINI TwinPower Turbo Technology
The new MINI One D Clubman is powered by the latest generation three-cylinder MINI TwinPower Turbo diesel engine which meets EU6 exhaust emission standards.
With a peak output of 116hp generating 270NM of torque, the unit provides both excellent pulling power and efficiency. The top speed is 119mph. Fuel consumption averages an exceptional 74.3 mpg on the combined cycle and CO2 emissions of 99 grams per kilometre (EU test cycle figures, dependent on tyre format selected).
A six-speed manual transmissions is standard on the MINI One D Clubman. This transmission is characterised by low weight, a high level of internal efficiency and outstanding shift comfort optimised with carbon fibre friction linings for the synchroniser rings. An optional six-speed Steptronic transmission is available, providing the driver with a high level of shift comfort.
The brand’s pioneering MINIMALISM technologies are fitted as standard on this new model, with shift point display, brake energy regeneration, active cooling air flaps and needs-oriented control of the fuel and coolant pump as well as other ancillary components.
Spice up your drive: striking extras at an attractive price with Chili Pack
Over 50% of MINI Clubman customers are expected to choose the brand’s famous Chili pack which adds a host of additional extras to the car. These features include cloth/leather upholstery with heated sports seats, MINI’s comfort access system, park distance control, automatic air conditioning, LED headlights and LED fog lights among other features. Chili pack is priced at £2,785 across all MINI Clubman models – a 21% customer saving on MINI One D Clubman compared with selecting the options individually.
Safe by design: A comprehensive set of safety features as standard
In addition to the torsionally stiff, rigid and light-weight body structure, a complete set of standard safety features also contributes to the outstanding occupant protection of the new MINI One D Clubman. This extensive protection comprises of six airbags, 3-point automatic belts on all seats including belt tensioners and adaptive belt force limiters at the front, as well as ISOFIX child seat mountings at the rear. A tyre pressure display for each individual wheel is also included as standard. Meanwhile, impact absorbers and precisely defined deformation zones ensure optimised pedestrian protection.
Business customers: every fleet needs big support
MINI prides itself on providing outstanding service to all customers via its network of 142 retailers across the UK. In 2015 the brand recorded a 44 per cent increase in corporate sales, totalling 8,450 vehicles, with growth driven by strong demand for MINI 5-door Hatch and new MINI Clubman.
With the launch of MINI One D Clubman, the brand continues to invest in ensuring an exemplary experience for business and fleet customers. Dedicated Corporate Sales Managers are located across the MINI Retailer network to assist and support large fleets, whilst a dedicated corporate sales contact centre is available for booking demo vehicles and offering corporate customers a fast turnaround for queries.
Furthermore, a dedicated Corporate Aftersales Charter offers business and fleet customers a full set of commitments throughout the life of their vehicles, ensuring an outstanding ownership experience tailored to the needs of individual fleets. Further information about MINI’s Corporate and Fleet sales can be found at https://corporate.mini.co.uk.
MINI One D Clubman: pricing and availability
The new MINI One D Clubman is built in the UK at MINI Plant Oxford and is available to order at MINI Retailers now. The first customer deliveries will commence in April 2016.
Pricing for MINI One D Clubman starts at £21,375 on the road, with pricing for the MINI One D Clubman automatic starting from £22,870. MINI UK and MINI Financial Services offer a comprehensive range of rental options for business customers of all sizes, with attractive monthly rates starting from £179**.
The BMW Group
With its three brands BMW, MINI and Rolls-Royce, the BMW Group is the world’s leading premium manufacturer of automobiles and motorcycles and also provides premium financial and mobility services. As a global company, the BMW Group operates 30 production and assembly facilities in 14 countries and has a global sales network in more than 140 countries.
In 2015, the BMW Group sold approximately 2.247 million cars and nearly 137,000 motorcycles worldwide. The profit before tax for the financial year 2015 was approximately € 9.22 billion on revenues amounting to € 92.18 billion. As of 31 December 2015, the BMW Group had a workforce of 122,244 employees.
The success of the BMW Group has always been based on long-term thinking and responsible action. The company has therefore established ecological and social sustainability throughout the value chain, comprehensive product responsibility and a clear commitment to conserving resources as an integral part of its strategy.
MINI Press Office Contacts:
Sarah Morris MINI Media
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Chris Overall MINI Media
Tel: 07815 370990 Email: Chris.Overall@mini.co.uk
Piers Scott General Manager, Product and Internal
Tel: 07815 378190 Email: Piers.Scott@bmw.co.uk
Graham Biggs Corporate
Tel: 07815 376867 Email: Graham.Biggs@bmw.co.uk
*EU test cycle figures, fuel consumption dependent on the selected tyre format.
**Plus initial rental of £1,074. Offer available to business users only. Figures exclude VAT. Based on a 24 month Contract Hire agreement for a MINI One D Clubman with a monthly rental of £179 plus VAT, annual mileage of 8,000 miles and an excess mileage charge of 9.96 pence per mile plus VAT. Vehicle condition charges may apply at the end of your agreement. Subject to status and in the UK only (excl. the Channel Islands). Individuals must be 18 or over. A guarantee may be required. The amount of VAT you can reclaim depends on your business VAT status. Rentals may change if VAT rate changes during agreement. Hire provided by BMW Group Corporate Finance. BMW Group Corporate Finance is a trading style of Alphabet (GB) Limited, Alphabet House, Summit Avenue, Farnborough, Hampshire, GU14 0FB. Offers valid at the time of upload and liable to change.