Mini 3-door Anniversary Edition announced for Cooper, Cooper S and JCW models

Staff Writer

This Mini three-door hatchback To commemorate the 60th anniversary of the partnership between the British car manufacturer and the Cooper family, the series has received a special edition.

John Cooper, the owner of the Cooper Car Company, began working his magic on Minis in the 1960s. Since then, the Minis tamed by Cooper began to win many racing events.

Anniversary editions have been unveiled for Cooper, Cooper S and JCW (John Cooper Works) models.

  • The anniversary edition marks the 60th anniversary of the collaboration between Mini and the Cooper family
  • Launched on John Cooper Sr’s 98th birthday
  • The anniversary edition is customized both externally and internally

Mini three-door anniversary edition: exterior and interior

On the outside, you will find the number 74 on the hood and doors of the anniversary edition. This number can be traced back to the first Mini Cooper to win the game. The anniversary edition also has white hood stripes and red accent lines. The roof, door handles, mirror caps, and headlight rings are all white.

The Cooper Motor Company logo appears on the door sill trim panels, side windows, C-pillars and steering wheel. Although midnight black metallic paint is an option, customers can also get an anniversary edition in the Rebel Green body color, which is a tribute to the car designed by John Cooper.

Inside, the Anniversary Edition has an 8.8-inch central touch screen, Apple CarPlay, a head-up display, wireless smartphone charging and a digital instrument display. The seats are upholstered by Dinamica, and the instrument panel has the signatures of John Cooper, his son John Jr and his grandson Charlie.

All Anniversary Edition driver’s door frames will bear John Cooper’s signature, handwritten notes “1 of 740” and the phrase “Mini Cooper 60 Years of Mini Cooper-The Unexpected Underdog”.

Mini 3-Door Anniversary Edition: Engine

Mechanically, the anniversary edition remains unchanged. The Mini Cooper is powered by a 1.5-liter turbo gasoline engine that can output 136 horsepower. On the other hand, the Cooper S and JCW are equipped with a 2.0-liter turbocharged gasoline engine under the hood. Although the Cooper S has 192 horsepower, the performance-oriented JCW has 231 horsepower.

Mini 3-Door Anniversary Edition: Usability

The Mini 3-Door Anniversary Edition is a limited edition model, only 740 units are sold worldwide. There is no official word on whether the special edition will land on the Indian coast, although Mini does retail a standard 3-door hatchback in Cooper S and JCW variants. The hatch and mini convertible have recently been refurbished in our market.

See also:

2021 Mini John Cooper Works review, test drive

2021 Mini 3-Door, Convertible, John Cooper Works launched

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