2019 MINI Convertible has been introduced to celebrate the brand’s 60th birthday in this country.
As a convertible, petrol-heads would know what it is. The new Convertible from MINI has an expanded feature list, fresh headlights and rear lights, additional body finishes and your required infotainment, connectivity features. Better hurry as only 20 units of the MINI Convertible are available.
The convertible’s soft top opens in 18 seconds, at up to 30 km/h. MINI Convertible is similar to the Clubman, but it does get a rear light with chrome frame and British flair. The wheels take up 17-inch rail spoke, exclusive for this variant. There’s an easy load system as well.
Inside, the MINI Convertible is embellished in Leather Chester, a brand new lush, diamond-stitched saddle leather in Malt Brown. With MINI Yours illuminated interior in Piano Black, there’re up to 12 different color illuminations to choose from. Highlights include leather upholstery, Nappa steering with hand-finished aluminium-colored stitching, electronic gear lever, and of course the MINI Connected with the 6.5” touch screen.
A 2.0-liter turbo pushes 192hp and 280Nm of torque, which isn’t too shabby at all for this convertible. Paired with a 7-speed Steptronic Sports automatic transmission, the convertible with its relatively lighter frame has a rapid acceleration off the blocks. There’s even drive modes to make driving more efficient or fun.
Safety in the MINI Convertible is further enhanced with the active rollover protection system. The car also comes with front airbags and pelvis-thorax airbag for the driver and front passenger. Additional safety features include Rear Park Distance Control, Dynamic Traction Control (DTC) and Dynamic Stability Control (DSC).
The 2019 MINI Convertible is offered in these hues: Caribbean Aqua (exclusive), Chili Red, Solaris Orange, Melting Silver and Starlight Blue.
In celebration of MINI’s 60th anniversary, buyers of the 2019 MINI Convertible from now to 31 August, get the 60-month MINI Service + Repair Inclusive program. After that, the car comes with the MINI 4 Years Unlimited Mileage warranty with free scheduled service. The price is RM 279,888.