The updated Mini 3-Door, Convertible, and John Cooper Works (JCW) have been launched in India. Available in singular petrol variants, the updated models get a number of cosmetic updates such as new colour options, new upholstery and trim finishers, new alloy wheel designs, and updated equipment lists. Prices for the updated Mini hatchback range start from Rs 38 lakh for the 3-Door hatchback and goes up till Rs 45.5 lakh for the JCW. The Mini Convertible has been priced at Rs 44 lakh (all prices, ex-showroom, India).
Mini 3-Door, JCW hatchback, Convertible: Styling updates
Mini introduced the facelifted hatchbacks. The updated Mini hatchbacks get a revised grille along with new bumpers front and rear. The JCW model gets a more aggressive look with more prominent vents in the bumper and a full-black mesh-finish grille – the standard 3-Door and Convertible feature a body-coloured panel bisecting the grille, roof-mounted spoiler, and model-specific alloy wheels.
All three models sit on new design alloy wheels and 17-inch alloy wheels are standard, though the JCW can be optioned with 18-inch units.
Mini 3-Door, JCW hatchback, Convertible: Engine details
Under the hood, all three models use a 2.0-litre turbocharged petrol engine.
The 3-Door and Convertible are available in Cooper S spec, meaning the unit puts out 192hp and 280Nm of torque and is paired with a 7-speed dual-clutch automatic gearbox. In the JCW, the unit develops a meatier 231hp and 320Nm of torque and is paired with an 8-speed automatic gearbox with paddle shifters.
Mini 3-Door, JCW hatchback, Convertible: Cabin updates and equipment
The cabin stays more or less in-line with the outgoing model save for new upholstery colours and additional kit. A notable change to the updated hatchbacks is the now standard 8.8-inch touchscreen. Also new to the equipment list is an optional 5.0-inch digital instrument display.
In terms of equipment, the three hatchbacks get standard kits such as auto LED headlamps, auto wipers, rear parking sensors, rearview camera, auto climate control, height-adjustable front seats, ambient lighting, dual airbags, ABS, traction control and stability control to name a few.
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