Video: Anniversary Version Of MINI Cooper Will Be Sold In Russia
This year marks the 60th anniversary of the launch of the first, classic MINI generation, and special versions of the three- and five-door Cooper hatchbacks - 60 Years Edition - have been prepared in honor of this event. According to our information, to buy such a car it will be possible in Russia, but only in a three-door version.
Anniversary hatchback painted in classic green British Racing Green IV, and alternatively black Midnight black, grey Moonwalk gray, silver Melting silver and blue MINI Yours Lapisluxury Blue … The roof and mirror housings can be white or black, and the main difference from the standard MINI is 17-inch two-tone wheels and many 60 Years logos on the front fenders and bonnet stripes.
The interior is sheathed Dark Maroon brown leather with green stitching … Anniversary inscriptions can be found here on the steering wheel, sills and front seats. Also logo projected onto the ground when opening the front doors.
Execution 60 Years Edition got four modifications: two petrol - Cooper with "turbotroyka" 1.5 with a capacity of 136 hp. and 192-strong two-liter Cooper S - as well as two diesel: Cooper D (1.5, 116 HP), and Cooper SD (2.0, 170 hp). It is not yet known what versions will appear on the Russian market and when this will happen, but it can be assumed that we are talking only about gasoline cars: MINIs running on heavy fuel are not represented in Russia.
Classic hatchback Mini created constructor Alec Issigonis for British Motor Corporation.
The first production example is a white Morris Mini-Minor that left the Cowley plant in Oxford. May 8, 1959 (it is he who stands next to the novelty in the photographs).
The model was produced before October 4, 2000, and in total it was released 5 387 862 cars.