The MINI Convertible Sidewalk Edition is launched in India priced at Rs. 44.90 Lakh. The MINI Convertible Sidewalk Edition is available as Completely Built-Up unit (CBU). The MINI Convertible Sidewalk Edition is available in Deep Laguna metallic exterior colour. Only 15 units are available and can be booked exclusively on shop.mini.in making this super exclusive. MINI has a long history of creating special models with high-quality features and distinct designs. The new MINI Convertible Sidewalk Edition is based on the first special edition of this line which was launched in 2007. The unique design elements on the exterior and interior celebrate the free spirit of unlimited open-air excitement.
Mr. Vikram Pawah, President, BMW Group India said, “MINI was born out of a crisis. It’s a brave and daring brand that is authentic, inventive and optimistic by nature. It brings people and communities together, offering them unique and unfiltered experiences even in the most extraordinary times. The MINI Convertible Sidewalk Edition is a perfect tribute to the MINI philosophy and the challenges of the current time. MINI has once again created an unmatched combination of the legendary go-kart feeling and open-top driving experience. It celebrates a rich heritage of unfiltered excitement and driving fun. The exclusively crafted elements of this limited edition create moments of pure emotion with unbridled energy. If you’re spontaneous, outgoing, and like to live life unfiltered, this is the car for you.”
The MINI Convertible Sidewalk Edition is based on the first edition launched back in 2007, the MINI Convertible Sidewalk Edition brings in unique design elements – both on the outside as well as in the cabin. This includes a new Deep Laguan Metallic exterior paint, geometric pattern of the soft-top electric roof, specially-designed 17-inch alloys in two tone, door sill finishers made of brushed aluminum and bonnet stripes with delicate pinstripes. The leather seats inside are in Anthracite while the multi-function steering wheel is also in leather and sports the Sidewalk logo with contrast seams.
Powering the MINI Convertible Sidewalk Edition is a 2.0-litre four cylinder TwinPower Turbo engine which makes 189 bhp of power and peak torque of 280 Nm. The company claims this is good enough to help the MINI Convertible Sidewalk Edition race to 100kmph in 7.1 seconds with the top speed limited to 230 kmph. There is a seven-speed Steptronic Sport transmission unit with double clutch as well as paddles behind the steering. The company further states that the drive modes available on the MINI Convertible Sidewalk Edition can be customized for either ride comfort, sportiness or efficiency. In addition to the standard MID mode, the Sport mode is geared towards active driving fun while the Green mode supports fuel-efficient driving.
Safety features on the MINI Convertible Sidewalk Edition include front and passenger airbags, Brake Assist (BA), Dynamic Stability Control (DSC), crash senor, ABS, Cornering Brake Control (CBC) and Run-flat indicator. There is also an auto start/stop function, brake energy recuperation and the car can be additionally bought with ‘Excitement Package’ which incorporates LED interiors with ambient lighting and MINI logo’s projection on the ground when the door on the driver’s side is opened.