MINI Ireland is introducing a special edition Convertible model, the MINI Sidewalk Convertible, writes Trish Whelan.
The high-spec model is a limited edition with just 150 available for UK and Irish customers.
This special edition features new Deep Laguna metallic body paint, unique seat and soft top roof designs, Harmon Kardon Hi-Fi and Head-Up Display as standard.
The convertible is supplied exclusively with a 192hp Cooper S powertrain featuring MINI TwinPower Turbo technology and a 7-speed Steptronic transmission with double clutch and steering wheel paddles, enabling fast and smooth gear shifts.
Combined fuel consumption is 6.7-5.51 L/100kms, C02 emissions are 152-125g/km.
The Arrow design soft top roof can be opened or closed electronically in 18 seconds. The car also has new 17-inch light-alloy Scissor Spoke 2-tone wheels, a new seat design with special seat badging and contrasting seams in Petrol and Energetic Yellow colours. The new dashboard facia is Piano Black with accents in Petrol and Silver.
The Sidewalk Convertible comes with a range of technologies as standard including the Navigation Plus Pack featuring an 8.8-inch touch screen display, Satellite Navigation, Wireless Charging and Amazon Alexa functionality and three driving modes. A wind deflector is also included.
The MINI Sidewalk Convertible is available to order now from €47,840 at Irish MINI retailers, with production starting from March.