Deluxe 'Sidewalk' convertible from MINI
From January 2007, MINI lovers will be able to order the coolest convertible version yet of the iconic car about town. Featuring a special interior and four new paint colours, the Sidewalk model also hosts a raft of exclusive and additional options.
The latest MINI Convertible will be unveiled at the 2007 North American International Auto Show (NAIAS), on 6 January in Detroit. The car will hit UK MINI dealers from April 2007.
The new Sidewalk model is available on the One, Cooper and Cooper S. It includes a choice of four paintwork colours, Malt Brown English Leather upholstery, 17” Night Spoke light alloy wheels, bi-colour leather steering wheel and gear knob and special ‘Sidewalk’ interior trim, floor mats, badges and door inserts.
Additional MINI options that are standard on Sidewalk models are Automatic Stability Control and Traction (ASC+T), multifunction leather steering wheel, mirror caps in body colour, chrome line interior, passenger seat height adjustment, sports seats, storage compartment pack, front fog lamps, manual air conditioning, on board computer, interior light pack and white indicators.
The MINI One and Cooper Convertible Sidewalk editions come with a five-speed manual gearbox, with the more powerful Cooper S version boasting a six-speed transmission. As an option, the MINI Cooper Convertible Sidewalk is available with a CVT transmission, while the MINI Cooper S Convertible Sidewalk may be fitted with a six-speed automatic transmission to further improve performance. Both auto gearboxes are equipped with a Steptronic function, providing a sportier driving experience.
UK on the road prices are as follows:
MINI One Sidewalk £16,910
MINI Cooper Sidewalk £17,960
MINI Cooper S Sidewalk £20,235
Text: Classic Driver
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