As many of you might know, MINI is celebrating it’s 50th anniversary this year and making a big fuss of it at the IAA currently going on in Frankfurt.
Indeed, MINI has chosen the perfect time to reveal two new cars in its portfolio. The MINI Coupe and Roadster, being called the ‘Oxford Twins’ (named after the factory where they are to be produced), help take the MINI brand into the direction of sport enthusiast cars.
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Here’s the very first images of the upcoming 2009 Mini Coupe concept car which will debut at Frankfurt motorshow next month.
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Set to arrive at the Frankfurt autoshow in September 2009 is an all new MINI Roadster concept car that will fortell a production car shortly after that. BMW has been increasingly looking to setup the MINI brand as a full range automobile company with the standard MINI cars as well as an upcoming Crossman SUV and now this roadster. I can’t wait to see this car!
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MINI Brand is rumored to be developing a “Speedster” which would basicly be a MINI roadster. Sounds cool
The JCW convertible is powered by a 1.6-liter turbo four with 211 hp and 192 lb-ft of torque, plus an extra boost in low-end grunt helping the open-air machine get to 100 km/h (62 mph) in 6.9 seconds, with a top speed of 146mph. The JCW cabrio also boasts of a reworked suspension and electronics, 17″ alloy wheels, larger brakes, Works aero kit, dark grey soft-top and special interior touches, including three-spoke leather steering wheel, special pedals and piano-lacquer trim also form part of the package.
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Here is a first look at the Mini brand’s new marketing material for the upcoming cabrio Mini. The theme is based around keeping the top down regardless of what the weather conditions outside are
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