MINI Shows Off New Convertible In 169 Photos; Priced From £18,475 In The UK

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MINI has dropped a huge photo gallery with the new Convertible, celebrating its market launch in Britain.

Standard features across the range include air conditioning, central locking with push-button start and MINI Visual Boost Radio with USB and Aux-In, while options include automatic dual-zone air conditioning, sports steering wheel standard on the Cooper S and leather-wrapped on the JCW, heated front seats, rain and light sensors and windscreen heating.

Comfort Access comes at an extra price, along with the Harmon Kardon audio, heated folding side mirrors, a new digital version of the Always Open Timer, which registers the time spent driving with the roof down, MINI Yours sports steering wheel with soft nappa rim and hand-stitched seams, and the JCW sports-oriented options that include aerodynamics kit and sport seats.

The entry-level Cooper Convertible carries at its heart a 1.5-liter unit with 136PS (134hp) and 220Nm (162lb-ft) of torque, while the diesel Cooper D Convertible brings 116PS (114hp) and 270Nm (199lb-ft) from a 1.5-liter mill. The Cooper S Convertible has 192PS (192hp) and 280Nm (207lb-ft) from a 2.0-liter powertrain, while the range-topper John Cooper Works benefits from 231PS (228hp) and 320Nm (236lb-ft) 2.0-liter.

A six-speed manual transmission is offered as standard, while a six-speed Steptronic with steering wheel-mounted paddle shifters can be specified on Cooper S and JCW. Full pricing details for the UK market are available below.