Mini Cooper convertible coming with three cylinder turbocharged engine produces 134 horsepower at 4000 revs. and 162 lb-ft of torque at 1250 revs. paired with six speed automatic transmission. Add ons as a backup camera, proximity key entry, auto dimming mirrors, heated front seats, a Harmon/Kardon audio, wind deflector, navigation with real time traffic info., satellite radio, sport seats, LED headlights, 17 inch wheels, parking sensors, chrome exterior trim and storage, six speed manual to replace six speed automatic, satellite grey leather, cottonwood interior trim, Caribbean Aqua paint, dynamic damper control.
Drive is smooth even if not ran on standard flat tires, 17 inch wheel inch certainly helps (Sport comes with 16 inches.). Cooper convertible comes with firm suspension, more lighter weight and quick steering. Consume 163 feet to stop from 70 mph. 7.5 seconds clocked to reach 60 mph from zero. Initially engine felt running short of breath, once 162 lb-ft torque comes into play ride gets easier. Sport mode lowers fuel economy. Six speed automatic transmission lacks steering wheel shift peddles.
Power top takes 18 seconds to lower by keeping switch pressed available on windshield header. Interior is lacking where switchgear is available at hard to see locations while armrest is off-located. Central display with pie shaped. There is 4.1 inch length increase overall and now comes with longer 1.1 inch wheelbase. Less in between rear seat space, with top up 7.6 cubic feet cargo space is available. Openmeter tracks down minute roof spent in lowered position. Roof slide available which do not require to fold entire top.
Mini being adorable and provides sportier driving to VW Beetle and Fiat 500C.