|Launch Edition MINI Cooper
The Getting In Line Online campaign began on Wednesday, January 16th, 2002 when 500 MINI Cooper Limited Edition models were placed on sale exclusively at www.MINI.ca. As part of the online buying process, a $100 donation to the Boys and Girls Clubs of Canada was required to guarantee a place in line to purchase a MINI at a retail centre. As a result, $50,000 was raised for the organization.
The Launch Edition MINI Cooper was priced at $27,100 (Canadian) and included a leather steering wheel, a rear spoiler, chrome bumper inserts, 16″ 5-Star Alloy Wheels, heated Sport Seats, floor mats, foglights, and customised special launch edition embroidery in the interior. It was available in three exterior colour variations:
|MINI Cooper Classic Edition
Production: Not limited.
Limited-option, economically-priced MINI Cooper featuring: 15″ 5-Star Rocket alloy wheels with all-season tires, anthracite high-gloss trim, 3-spoke leather sport steering wheel,
Available in two colors:
Automatic transmission with Steptronic and shift paddles and heated seats are the only available extra-cost options.
Manufacturer’s Suggested Retail Price: CAN$23,500,
|MINI Cooper Soho Edition
Production: Fewer than 1,600.
Features on the 115 horsepower MINI Cooper Soho Edition include: 16” Bridge Spoke alloy wheels with all-season tires, power folding mirrors, rear spoiler, chrome line exterior and interior, panorama glass sunroof, auto-dimming interior mirror, heated front seats, rain sensor with auto headlamps, unique MINI Cooper Soho
The MINI Cooper Soho Edition will have standard Panther Black Leatherette upholstery and offer four exterior color combinations:
Automatic transmission with Steptronic and shift paddles is the only available extra-cost option.
Manufacturer’s Suggested Retail Price: CAN$28,350.
|MINI Cooper S Rallye Edition
Production: Fewer than 1,600.
Features of the168 horsepower supercharged Rallye Edition will include: Dynamic Stability Control (DSC), 17” Flame Spoke wheels with performance runflat tires, power folding mirrors, front and rear foglights, rain sensor with auto headlamps, chrome line interior, panorama glass sunroof, auto-dimming interior mirror, heated front seats, anthracite roofliner, Harmon/Kardon sound system, unique MINI Cooper S Rallye badging, and MINI Checkpoint no-charge 3 year/60,000 km scheduled maintenance.
The MINI Cooper S Rallye edition was offered with three upholstery choices:
and available in four colors:
White or black roof and corresponding mirror caps were available no-cost options.
Available extra-cost options include Automatic Transmission with Steptronic and shift paddles, Cockpit Chrono Package and English Leather upholstery.
Manufacturer’s Suggested Retail Price: CAN$34,100.
|MINI Cooper S JCW Competition Edition
Features includes a full complement of John Cooper Works performance components: JCW Tuning Kit producing 208 horsepower, JCW Sport Brake Kit, JCW Sport Suspension Kit with 10mm lower ride height, Limited Slip Differential (LSD) and Dynamic Stability Control (DSC), aerodynamics package and 17” Web Spoke two-piece alloy wheels, front and rear foglights, Alcantara leather steering wheel, carbon/Alcantara shift knob and hand brake grip with JCW logo, JCW logo door sills, and anthracite roofliner.
It is available in Chili Red with a White, Hyper Blue with Black roof, and Astro Black with a body-colored roof. Upholstery choices include Panther Black leatherette and Silver Space Cloth with Alloy Patina and Anthracite High Gloss trim filling out trim options.
Each of the MINI Cooper S JCW Competition Editions is uniquely identified with a sequentially-labeled JCW Competition Edition tachometer indicating its sequence in the exclusive production run of 64.
Manufacturer’s Suggested Retail Price: CAN$39,990.
|2nd Anniversary MINI Cooper Limited Edition
2nd Anniversary MINI Cooper S Limited Edition
Production: 500 (300 MINI Cooper, 200 MINI Cooper S).
The MINI was launched in Japan on March 2, 2002, and to commemorate this event MINI Japan launched two limited edition MINIs.
Available as a Cooper or Cooper S the 2nd anniversary model was limited to a 300 car production run for the Cooper and 200 of the Cooper S, and went on sale via the MINI dealer network on February 28, 2004.
The Cooper costs ¥2,498,000 (about $23,700 or €18,500) with the Cooper S priced at ¥2,798,000 (about $26,500 or €20,700) excluding taxes.
Both models have unique colour schemes and equipment levels.
|MINI Designer’s Choice
Production: 300 (100 MINI Cooper, 200 MINI Cooper S).
The Designer’s Choice MINI Cooper and MINI Cooper S both come in Astro Black with a White roof. The roof has a special black and white graphic of head-on and profile views of a MINI. The same graphic is found on the grille badge, dashboard, and door sills. Other features are the white 17″ 5-Star Bullet alloy wheels, chrome grille and mirror caps, Panther Black interior with cloth/leather Octagon sport seats (Cooper) or Gravity Leather sport seats (Cooper S), anthracite dash and interior surfaces, chrome line exterior and chrome line interior, sport leather steering wheel, and white turn indicators.
Orders were accepted starting November 11, 2006 with delivery in January 2007.
Pricing for the Cooper is ¥2,860,000 and the Cooper S is ¥3,298,000.
More information at MINI.jp.