If you are looking for something super exclusive, compact and topless, BMW India has launched just the thing for you. The automaker has introduced the Mini Convertible Sidewalk Edition in the country priced at ₹ 44.90 lakh (ex-showroom). The all-new offering comes as a Completely Built Unit (CBU) and is limited to just 15 units. Prospective buyers can book the limited edition offering on the Mini India website. The Mini Convertible Sidewalk Edition was first introduced in 2007 and the 2020 version takes cues from the original model for the exterior and interior highlights.
Visual upgrades include a new Deep Laguna Metallic paint scheme while the electric soft-top gets a new geometric pattern and can be opened or closed in just 20 seconds. The hatchback also comes with the new scissor-spoke, dual-tone, 17-inch alloy wheels specific to the limited edition model, while there are individual side scuttles, brushed Aluminium finished door sills and bonnet stripes to complete the look.
The interior gets new leather upholstery is finished in Anthracite finished leather seats with braided piping in Dark Petrol. It also gets accent seams finished in Energetic Yellow. The steering wheels is covered in leather and there’s a Sidewalk logo as well.
The MINI Convertible Sidewalk is powered by the 2.0-litre four-cylinder turbo petrol engine that develops 189 bhp and 280 Nm of peak torque. The motor is paired with a 7-speed Sport dual-clutch automatic transmission. The convertible sprints from 0-100 kmph in 7.1 seconds and has a top speed of 230 kmph. The car also comes with a host of safety tech that includes dual front airbags, Brake Assist, Dynamic Stability Control (DSC), crash sensor, ABS, Cornering Brake Control (CBC) and run-flat indicator. The car also comes with an Excitement Package that incorporates LED interiors with ambient lighting and MINI logo projection for the driver-side puddle lamp.