MINI presented the 2016 Convertible. The design of the car is no different from the coupe version, except from the soft top fully automatic roof which opens and closes in 18 seconds, even when the car is moving at a speed of 30 km/h.
The car has a wheelbase of 2.495 mm, better handling and it is more spacious, while the luggage compartment reaches 215 liters (160 liters with the roof down).
It will be offered with three engines, a 1.5 liter three-cylinder petrol engine producing 136 hp with 220 Nm of torque, a 1.5 liter three-cylinder diesel producing 116 hp with 270 Nm of torque and a 2 liter four-cylinder petrol engine producing 192 hp with 280 Nm of torque, that is able to do the 0-100 km/h in 7.2 seconds, having a top speed of 230 km/h.
The production of the car will start in November with its construction to be done at the company’s factory in Born, Netherlands. The first deliveries will be made by March of 2016.