Mini has announced a special edition of its convertible and it's confirmed for SA market introduction in 2020. Meet the Mini Convertible Sidewalk.
The Mini Convertible Sidewalk will be reaching South Africa in the 2nd quarter of 2020 and will be available in Cooper and Cooper S derivatives.
The Sidewalk model features exclusive paintwork, a unique soft top and special light-alloy wheels. The paint finish is attractive and is called Deep Laguna, while the textile soft-top roof can be opened and closed in as little as 18 seconds. The wheels are 17-inch light-alloy Scissor Spoke 2-tone units and there are subtle Sidewalk badges. Inside, there are exclusive MINI Yours Leather Lounge Sidewalk seats which are anthracite in colour with contrasting seams in Petrol and Energetic Yellow. There are also doormats which have matching dark Petrol surrounds and Energetic Yellow seams.
The engines available are the Cooper with the 1.5-litre 3-cylinder with 100 kW, while those craving more fun can go for the Cooper S with a 2.0-litre with 141 kW. Both vehicles feature 7-speed Steptronic transmissions, although the Cooper S can be equipped with a sportier gearbox complete with paddles on the wheels.