Shortly after the new Countryman's launch, Mini has now introduced the facelifted Cooper range in India.
Mini has launched the facelifted Cooper 3-door hatch, Cooper 5-door hatch and Cooper Convertible models in India. The three cars will be imported to the country via the CBU route, and are priced between ₹29.70 lakh and 37.10 lakh (ex-showroom).
Outside, the updated Cooper boasts its British legacy with the new tail lamp design that mimics the Union Jack. Up front, the facelifted models gains LED lights that now sport a full circle pattern. On the option list are the Adaptive LED headlights, which include cornering lights and Matrix lights functionality, improving visibility without glaring on-coming traffic and other road users.
The new Mini logo now appears on the bonnet, tailgate, steering wheel, central instrument display and remote control in all models. Inside, characteristic circular central instrument panel, which is surrounded by an LED, holds a 6.5-inch infotainment display with Bluetooth connectivity.
To jazz up the cabin, a completely new option of backlit interior surface on the passenger side fascia is offered. Called the ‘Mini Yours Interior Style Piano Black Illuminated’, it features a stylised Union Jack backlit by colours of the ambient lighting of the Mini Excitement Pack. Many other interior and infotainment customisation packs are available as well.
The Cooper S models are powered by a 2.0-litre, 4-cylinder turbo petrol engine, delivering 190bhp of power and 280Nm of torque. On the other hand, the Cooper D models sport a 1.5-litre, 3-cylinder turbo diesel engine, delivering 270Nm of torque and a power output of 113bhp. Also debuting on the facelifted models is the new 7-speed Steptronic automatic gearbox.
The ex-showroom prices of the new Mini Cooper series are as follows:
|Mini Cooper variant||Price (INR)|
|3-door Cooper D||29.70 lakh|
|3-door Cooper S||33.20 lakh|
|5-door Cooper D||35.00 lakh|
|Convertible Cooper S||37.10 lakh|