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2018-01-10 13:52

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Without any spectacle or loud engine noises or excessive speeds, this driver casually drives his Mini around the Green Hell... on two wheels!

Cape Town - For 2018 Mini has upgraded its three and five-door hatch models as well as its convertible offering. We'll likely see them introduced in the second half of the year.

Here's are the 13 major changes to these models: 

LED headlights with Matrix function for the high beam.
LED rear lights in Union Jack design.
New logo, new body finishes, Piano Black exterior.
New light alloy wheels designs.
Extended range of leather trim, interior surfaces and Colour Lines. 
Unique individualisation with MINI Yours Customised.
Further developed engines with enhanced efficiency as well as increased capacity and torque for One and MINI One First.
7-speed Steptronic transmission with double clutch, 8-speed Steptronic transmission.
Multifunction steering wheel and radio with 6.5-inch colour screen, USB and Bluetooth interface as standard.
Optional radio and navigation systems with touchscreen monitor. 
Telephony with wireless charging.
Logo projection from the exterior mirror on the driver's side.
Mini Connected and Mini Connected XL with new functions.

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