Mini Malaysia today introduced the new Mini Seven Edition, the first design model from the brands’ newest Five Door generation, created as an homage to the original Austin Seven.
It’s powered by a 2.0L four-cylinder engine which delivers 192hp and peak torque of 280Nm and takes the car from 0 to 100km/h in 6.8seconds, matched to a six-speed Steptronic sports transmission.
In addition to the standard MID mode, there is a choice of SPORT and GREEN mode which would influence the characteristic curves of the accelerator, steering and the shift characteristics of the Steptronic transmission.
Safety features include Dynamic Stability Control with Dynamic Traction Control and Electronic Differential Lock Control, as well as Performance Control.
The Seven Edition also includes LED headlights surrounded by an LED daylight driving ring and LED fog lamps.
Another distinctive accentuation is added by the surrounds of the side scuttles which bear the logo of the design model.
Made up of the wordmark “Seven” and the number seven, the Mini Seven logo can also be found on the door sill finishers, both on the driver and front passenger sides.
Other features include MINI Seven Entry Strips and MINI Seven Centre Instrument Ring Badging.
Besides that, the car features Comfort Access with easy opener function, allowing the unlocking of doors and boot as well as starting of engine without the use of the car key.
It is also equipped with an 8.8-inch High Resolution Navigation System Professional combined with an innovative display concept and numerous functions for navigation, office and multimedia for maximum comfort and information enroute to a destination.
Entering information such as destinations into the navigation system can be made in handwriting with the touchpad integrated into the MINI Controller which can also be rotated and pressed to access many functions, change various settings and scroll through lists.
The Seven Edition comes with the Mini four years Unlimited Mileage Warranty with Free Scheduled Service, and is priced at RM253,888 OTR without insurance.