Daily Archives: July 10, 2012


MINI USA Configurator updated for 2013

MINI USA Configurator 2013

MINI USA has updated its MINI Configurator for model year 2013.  New packages are the MINI Green Park (shown above), MINI Hyde Park, MINI Baker Street, and MINI Bayswater.  Some options and packages have changed.  The prices have increased as well.

Bluetooth will be standard on every 2013 MY vehicle (formerly a $500 option), replacing Sirius Satellite Radio.

  • Sirius will now be an option ($250) and includes a one-year subscription.

The Technology package now includes Sirius Satellite radio, Comfort Access in addition to the existing MINI Connected feature. A center armrest (with integrated iPhone adapter pre-wiring) is also included.

A new Premium package ($1,250) has been added for the MINI Hardtop and Clubman that includes the three most-popular options—a Dual-pane panoramic sunroof, Automatic wipers and Automatic climate control. Bundled together, they offer a $500 discount.

Specific Color / Option Changes by Model

MINI Roadster
The semi-automatic roof and rear wind deflector are now standard on all MY 2013 Roadster variants.

The MINI John Cooper Works Countryman is not yet available to configure.

Build your 2013 MINI in the MINI USA Configurator.


MINI JCW Countryman and MINI JCW GP on the Tail of the Dragon

MINI JCW Countryman MINI JCW Countryman

Those MINI enthusiasts attending MINI Takes the States 2012 are getting a special look at two forthcoming John Cooper Works models.  MINI USA is showing the MINI John Cooper Works Countryman and the MINI John Cooper Works GP at the events, but also on the road.  Both vehicles were caught motoring on US 129, better known as The Tail of the Dragon, by killboy.com.

MINI JCW GP MINI JCW GP

[Source: killboy.com.  See all of the MINI photos of The Tail of the Dragon during MTTS 2012 from 7/6/2012.]