Tuesday, June 21, 2011

MINI Coupe And Pricing Officially Revealed

MINI has disclosed a storm of official photos, video and information on the new MINI Coupe and its variants including pricing information. It is MINI's first true two seater and the fastest MINI ever released. It is unique with its helmet roof and integrated roof spoiler and active rear spoiler. Oval recesses in the headliner give tall drivers extra headroom. The vehicle will come in three flavors - John Cooper Works Coupe, Cooper S Coupe, and the Cooper Coupe. The John Cooper Works Coupe is powered by a 208-hp turbocharged 1.6L, the Cooper S Coupe puts out 181-hp from its turbocharged 1.6L and the Cooper Coupe is powered by a 121-hp naturally-aspirated 1.6L. It also will sport a host of options. According to the official BMW Press Release:
High-quality standard equipment and innovative options underlining the premium character typical of the brand, yet unique in the segment; speed-sensitive power steering, electrically adjustable exterior mirrors, Park Distance Control, height-adjustable seats, air conditioning and an audio system with MP3-compatible CD player and AUX IN connection as standard; optional equipment includes black headlight housing, xenon headlights, Adaptive Headlights, Comfort Access, automatic climate control, automatically dimming rear-view mirror and exterior mirrors, storage package, preparation for a rear luggage carrier rack, the John Cooper Works Pack and exclusive options from the MINI Yours range; a variety of entertainment and communications functions unparalleled in the segment: Harman Kardon sound system, Bluetooth mobile phone preparation, USB audio interface; innovative MINI Connected functions - including web radio, Google local search and Google Send to Car services, reception of RSS news feeds, plus in-car use of Facebook and Twitter - available in conjunction with the MINI Visual Boost radio or MINI navigation system.
The Coupe starts at $22,000, the Coupe S at $25,300 and the Coupe JCW at $31,600 (and includes the aerokit.)

MINI has also released this Coupe "around the world" promotional video:





[Source: via The Torque Report/MotoringFile/MINI Space]

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