It seems incredible, but this 2022 is celebrated 20 years since Mini’s return to North America hand in hand with BMW. It wasn’t the cool, microscopic subcompact car dreamed up by designer Sir Alec Issigonis in 1959 on a napkin, but a reinterpretation of that celebrated model with contemporary German technology, more modern dimensions (read “much larger”), and all the latest advancements. in automotive engineering created over the last four decades.
Twenty years and three generations later, the successful compact hatchback became a line of vehicles that today are a symbol of social mobility among America’s young professionals. To celebrate the anniversary, Mini announced not one but three special editions, which will be available between each of the models that make up the Mini line.
Mini Cooper Resolute Edition
The special 20th anniversary edition of the Mini Cooper Hardtop, Mini Cooper SE electric and MiniCooper Convertible models will be known as the Resolute Edition.
Resolute Edition models are distinguished by their Rebel Green color with hints of Pepper White on the mirror caps and roof – the convertible version comes with a black cloth top. The rest of the package is made up of bonnet stripes, unique door sill protectors and yellow and cream tweed upholstery. In the case of the electric Mini Cooper SE, the 18-inch black wheels of the gasoline model are replaced by 17-inch aerodynamic ones.
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Mini Cooper Countryman Untamed Edition
Mini’s North American 20th anniversary special edition of the Countryman SUV will be known as the Untamed Edition. This will be distinguished by its gray Momentum Gray paint and special graphics on the sides of the body. Inside, they highlight a backlit panel along the dash that shows a mountain landscape. A Highland Green leather upholstery adorns the seats.
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Mini Cooper Clubman Untold Edition
The third special edition is what will be known as the Untold Edition, which corresponds to the Clubman crossover. The Mini Cooper Clubman Untold Edition stands out with a beautiful Sage Green color, matching plastic side liners, 18-inch wheels with copper accents and hood stripes. The Clubman’s interior is decorated with leather upholstery also in Sage Green, as well as unique door sill protectors and dash vents with copper accents.
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Production of special edition Mini Coopers to celebrate 20 years of the brand in North America will begin in March. Mini hopes to be able to start distributing the first units, which will correspond to the year 2023, to the brand’s dealers in April 2022.
Pricing for the Mini Cooper Resolute Edition starts at $36,750 for the Hardtop and $41,250 for the Convertible; the Mini Cooper Clubman Untold Edition at $42,500, and the Mini Cooper Countryman Untamed Edition at $42,750.