There are only a handful of cars that instantly grab attention with their stunning design and snappy styling adnd the Mini Cooper is one of them. But unlike others, it has majestic yet sporty appeal. Considering the growth of luxury hatchback segment in India , BMW-owned British carmaker – Mini – has now brought the convertible derivative of the popular supercharged Mini Cooper S. Called the Mini Cooper S Convertible, this soft-top version comes with three-door trim and 4-seats configuration at Rs 34.9 lakh (ex-showroom, Delhi).
Mini Cooper Convertible India Comfort & Connectivity Features: The Mini Cooper S Convertible comes with host of advanced comfort and connectivity features such as an Alphine HiFi system with USB and AUX-in connectivity, leather steering with mounted audio and cruise controls, climate control, Bluetooth wireless data link for hands-free phone, interior air filtration, speed sensitive volume control, cruise control, dual illuminating vanity mirrors and remote keyless power door locks. What further makes it a more practical machine is split-folding rear seatback, height adjustable drive and passenger seat, leatherette and bucket front seats.
Mini Cooper S Convertible India Colour Options: The Mini Cooper S Convertible comes with a wide choice of exterior and soft-top colour options. The soft top colours for the Mini Convertible are – Black, Hot Chocolate and Denim Blue with Silver effect. While the exterior colour line includes British Racing Green, Chilli Red, Midnight Black, Kite Blue Metallic, Spice Orange Metallic and White Silver Metallic. Similarly, there are multiple interior surfaces, upholsteries and personalization options as well.
Mini Cooper S Convertible India Dimensions & Interior: Despite the compact dimensions, the Mini Cooper S Convertible fairly justifies its four seats layout. The car offers decent space for stretching legs with comfortable and supportive seats. The soft-top foldability not only aids to its visibility, but enhances its open-sky experience. With the top down, however, the loading capacity and trunk storage space reduced by two cubic feet. This convertible has a fuel tank capacity of 40-litres. Its length, width and height stand at 3,723mm, 1,683mm and 1,414mm respectively.
Mini Cooper Convertible India Safety Features: Besides a mighty engine, the Cooper S Convertible comes with potent safety equipment such as ASC+T (automatic stability control + traction) at the front wheels, airbag protection, four disc brakes, anti-lock braking system (ABS), cornering brake control (CBC), electronic brakeforce distribution (EBD), brake assist and dynamic stability control. Features like active roll-over bar, optional bi-xenon headlamps and flexible suspension further optimizes its safety system.
Mini Cooper Convertible India Specifications: At the heart of the Mini Cooper S Convertible is a 4-cylinder Mini Twin Power Turbo engine, which is tuned to generate of 190bhp power and 280Nm of torque. This power mill is paired to a 6-speed Steptronic automatic gearbox that helps the car achieve 0-100kmph in 6.8 seconds. The Mini Cooper S Convertible is claimed to offer a top speed of 235kmph.