Advertisement

MINI reveals US special editions for LA Motor Show

MINI has announced a variety of special edition models at LA, while also confirming production of the new MINI John Cooper Works GP

MINI will bring four new special editions to the LA Motor Show, based on the Hatch, Countryman and Clubman models. Each will be fitted with a handful of unique accessories, but are only available in the US for the time being.

Available exclusively in Midnight Black, the MINI John Cooper Works Knights Edition will be available with painted mirror caps, side and bonnet decals and the John Cooper Works Exhaust Flap System. It will make its debut at the LA Auto Show, and is due to hit US dealerships in early 2019.

Advertisement - Article continues below

Best hatchbacks to buy

The MINI John Cooper Works International Orange Edition follows a similar brief. Available in US dealerships now the special edition is painted bright orange and fitted with carbon fibre mirror caps, side decals, a valved exhaust and 18-inch wheels.

A new version of the MINI Countryman Cooper S will also be showcased. Called the Countryman Yin Yang Edition, it will be available from next month in the US and follows an amusing black and white colour theme.

Finally, the MINI Clubman Cooper S Starlight Edition will feature on the firm’s stand, sporting 17-inch alloy wheels, painted mirrors, a MINI Luggage trolley and the MINI Click and Drive System; a universal mount for either your smartphone or MINI’s own sat-nav.

MINI has also confirmed that the John Cooper Works GP Concept from the 2017 Frankfurt Motor Show will be put into production by 2020.

What are your thoughts on MINI’s latest special editions? Let us know in the comments below…

Advertisement
Advertisement

Recommended

MINI hatchback review
MINI Cooper 5 door 2018 header
MINI MINI

MINI hatchback review

The latest MINI offers the quality and driver appeal of a baby BMW, but the design is becoming caricatured
10 Jun 2020
Best hot hatchbacks 2020
Hot hatches

Best hot hatchbacks 2020

The best hot hatches offer giant-killing performance and a gripping drive, all wrapped in a user-friendly package
7 May 2020
MINI Cooper vs VW Beetle: modern classic head-to-head
MINI Cooper vs VW Beetle - modern classic head-to-head
MINI MINI

MINI Cooper vs VW Beetle: modern classic head-to-head

There’s never been a better time to snap up a reimagined classic, but is the MINI Cooper or VW Beetle a better buy?
22 Dec 2019
MINI reveals its 10 millionth model
MINI MINI

MINI reveals its 10 millionth model

A three-door MINI 60 Years Edition is the brand's 10 millionth model, and it's set to join BMW's heritage fleet
9 Aug 2019

Most Popular

Mitsubishi's UK exit: full details and what it means for owners
News

Mitsubishi's UK exit: full details and what it means for owners

Mitsubishi is leaving the UK and Europe. We look at the warranty, servicing and dealership issues facing existing owners of the brand's cars.
31 Jul 2020
"Many car dealerships just don’t try hard enough"
Opinion

"Many car dealerships just don’t try hard enough"

Mike Rutherford thinks the latest Driver Power survey confirms that some car dealerships aren't trying their hardest to sell cars
2 Aug 2020
Vauxhall Corsa-e vs Renault Zoe
Electric cars

Vauxhall Corsa-e vs Renault Zoe

Vauxhall breaks new ground with the electric Corsa-e supermini, but is it good enough to beat the Renault Zoe?
1 Aug 2020