The cars were shown to visitors to the Auto Africa Expo in October last year. Our man Wilmer Muller attended the launch, and will give his driving impressions on the new cars tomorrow (Tuesday).
Basic prices are as follows:
MINI Cooper Convertible 5-speed manual R207 600
MINI Cooper Convertible CVT automatic R218 100
MINI Cooper S Convertible 6-speed manual R249 000.
In addition a whole host of optional extras can be specified, ranging from special paint options - inlcuding British racing green at R1 575, through to xenon headlights (R5 400), navigation system (R16 500) and sports suspension for the MINI Cooper (standard on the Cooper S) at R1 950.