Smaller than normal had let its Cooper convertible overripe in the sun, with that auto’s more established configuration proceeding with unaltered for a long time after the third era hardtop models touched base for 2014. Presently an all new 2016 form is out; alike to another John Cooper Works, which is badged a 2017 and the uplifting news is that costs haven’t strayed a long way from the active models’. The 2016 Mini Cooper convertible begins at $26,800, up $250 from 2015 with awesome specifications.
New standard hardware, beside the 1.5-liter 134-hp turbocharged 3 chamber motor, incorporates a 6.5 inch infotainment framework with Bluetooth, applications, and voice control, all of which used to be discretionary. Double zone atmosphere control, another Eco driving mode, a driver’s side puddle light that sparkles the Mini logo, and collapsing back seats that split 50/50 rather than 60/40 are likewise new. Venture up to the 2016 Cooper S convertible at $30,450 and you get the 2.0-liter turbo four useful for 189 pull.
The new John Cooper Works is down $250, at $36,450; yet the 228-hp four is up 20 horses. As some time recently, a six-pace manual; comes standard on all models while the six-velocity programmed runs you an additional $1250. Programmed Cooper S and JCW models offer movement paddles for another $250.
New choices incorporate a reinforcement camera, versatile dampers, LED headlamps and taillamps, and a 8.8 inch screen for models with route. Smaller than usual has merged its choice bundles, as well. The Premium bundle $1800 brings warmed seats, keyless section, a 410-watt harman/kardon stereo with SiriusXM, power-collapsing mirrors, an auto-diminishing rearview mirror, and a wind diverter.
The Sport bundle $1750 on the Cooper, $1500 on the Cooper S incorporates the new Dynamic Damper Control, LED headlamps, sport seats (standard on Cooper S), and hefty size wheels. Include the Technology bundle ($1750) for route with movement information, a reinforcement camera with back stopping sensors, and the upgraded Mini Connected XL interface.
The Fully Loaded bundle $5000 on the Cooper, $250 less expensive on the Cooper S, does not haul out each stop, yet carefully chooses from the three fundamental bundles. Two JCW appearance bundles are accessible, however the spiffiest new alternatives are the gray-scale Union Jack weaved into the delicate top ($500) and Malt Brown calfskin seats with precious stone sewed additions ($1750).
The initial 2016 Cooper and Cooper S ragtops will be on special in March; the 2017 JCW convertible arrives a month later.