Mini knows how to produce small cars with heaps of flavour. But when you are after something with even more panache and more self-importance, the new Mini Special Editions offer all the style you’ll need to keep you up with the Joneses. There are three new Mini Special Editions that are superlative fun. Let’s take a look at them.
For something really special, and with all the luxury features and materials, you won’t be able to walk past the Mini Baker Street without a smile of appreciation on your face. Yes, the same friendly lines of the Mini Cooper are there, but they are all “poshed up”, as the advertisement at Mini Australia suggests. From light cross-stitched floor mats to a colour coordination for the interior trim that is very suave and includes a knee roll pad at the front dash which is lighter in colour and looks spectacular. Actually, the gear shift and handbrake gaiters also have the nice cross-stitched upholstery look, too. Each Mini Baker Street boasts a snazzy Rooftop paint job. The Baker Street versions also boast light-alloy 16-inch wheels with a six-star shape. Satellite navigation, a boosted sound system and wing mirror caps all aid the unique visual impact of the Mini Baker Street. All eyes will be on you!
When you enter the cabin of the Mini Bayswater, you’ll notice that the name Bayswater is attached to the side scuttles, seat labels and door entry strips. The sporty looks of the Mini Bayswater feature a very nice Kite Blue metallic paint job (Eclipse Grey metallic and Midnight Black metallic are the other colours available), a Harman Kardon sound system, punched leather interior seats and 17-inch sandblasted black alloys. What you are enjoying are some of the very best Mini features put into a package that’s a whole lot cheaper than they would otherwise be.
One of the great things about minis is they go around corners fast. With Mini Bayswater Special Edition model you can go around corners even faster, thanks to this model having a paw print that sits widely on the road. Underneath the car is a chassis all tuned up for fast cornering. All Minis offer engines that are fun to drive, and there are some very potent racers amongst them – just the sort of engine that can make use of the Bayswater racy chassis compnents.
Now to my favourite model – probably because I love the feeling of sun on the skin and wind in the hair – the Mini Cabrio Highgate, which is one of the most fun little open-top cabriolets you’ll find. It even gives the Mazda MX-5 a run for top spot for under 50k. You can have the sporty Mini Cabrio Highgate package in three cool exterior colours: Iced Chocolate metallic, White Silver metallic and Midnight Black metallic. The chocolate colour is only available for Mini Highgate models, so for maximum bragging rights, you should opt for this version.
Gorgeous interior trim and style bring the smiles out of the grumpiest occupant. It’s hard not to feel happy when travelling inside a Mini Cabrio Highgate.
So for a very distinctive drive, the Mini Bayswater, Mini Cabrio Highgate and Mini Baker Street models set you up for a classy drive for a night on the town or a romp along the Boulevard.
The Mini Special Edition Models include the:
For any more information on the new Mini Special Edition models or, for that matter, any other new car, contact one of our friendly consultants on 1300 303 181. If you’d like some fleet discount pricing (yes even for private buyers!), we can submit vehicle quote requests out to our national network of BMW/Mini dealers and come back with pricing within 24 hours. Private Fleet – car buying made easy!
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