News on launch of Facelift BMW Mini Cooper – Price, Specification and Feature

Mini Cooper User Review
Mini Cooper User Review

Here is an exciting news for all…BMW is bringing an all new facelift of the luxury hatchback Mini, named as Mini Cooper for its Indian admirers. This third-gen hatchback has been unveiled in UK and expected to hit Indian market by 2014.


In global market, this Mini Cooper’ price range is between £15300 to £18650 means 15.4 lakhs to 18.8lakhs as per the Indian rupees. This price could get ups & downs at the time of India launch, though.

Engine details & performance:

Reportedly, Mini has three variants namely Cooper, Cooper D, Cooper S. While the Cooper and Cooper D could get 1.5 liter 3-cylinder petrol as well as diesel engines, the expected engine availability in Cooper S is a 2.0 liter turbo churning out the max output of 186.4bhp. It is also rumored that these engines could get three options in transmission gearbox; a manual, an auto and a sports auto (dual clutch).

This new Mini Cooper is said to be lighter and more fuel efficient than its predecessor. The sporty car has ability to accelerate 0-100km/h in just 7.9 seconds (in Cooper), 9.2 seconds (in Cooper D) and 6.8 seconds (in Cooper S).

Space & Dimension:

This third-gen hatchback is comparatively bigger than the earlier models; 98mm longer, 44mm wider and 7mm higher. And thus, the new dimension of the car is 3821mm*1727mm*1414mm. The wheelbase & boot space have been increased too and hence it now carry the 2495mm of wheelbase and 211 liters of boot space.

Interior & Exterior:

Though the exact features list is not disclosed yet but it is expected to have a bulk of luxuriant features which would do justice with the BMW badge. In the unveiled images of this highly refining Mini, one can see its aggressive, sporty glimpse; undoubtedly it is going to be an excellent remake of a car. As reported till now, it is also going to get a radar cruise control for the first time which will manage a required distance from front vehicle and would automatically reduce the car’s speed to prevent from collision.

Car Zoom’s take:

The ongoing models of this Mini have already made a blast in global market and receiving an outstanding positive response from its lovers. This renovation by BMW is going to set a tough competition for its rivals like Mercedes-Benz A & B class, yet to be launched Audi A3, so keep your fingers crossed and wait for the launch.