Mini One model made its debut in May 2001. New product has nothing in common with old models of Mini, it is characterized by new design and is positioned in the market as a sporty three-door hatchback of B class. The second generation of revived legendary car MINI was presented in autumn 2006.
Mini One is a representative of the segment of small and compact cars, fitted with an engine with a variable period of operation of the valve. Such a control of valve, not only reduces the amount of harmful emissions and fuel consumption, but also enhances the feeling of a typical sports MINI.
Mini One has a classic exterior design, which is typical for MINI. The radiator grille with black horizontal bars and chrome trim looks solid and harmonious. Style of the interior of Mini One is emphasized with oval door rings and special decor of the dashboard. The interior looks very interesting and stylish, thanks to the special design and quality finishing materials. Center Speedo, which has become even more functional, occupies the center place in the interior. A design of the audio system and the climate control unit has been changed as well.
The car has three configurations: two with petrol engines and one with a diesel. Basic version of Mini One is equipped with a gasoline engine of 1.4 liters and 95 hp. MINI Cooper has in its arsenal 120 strong petrol motor in volume of 1.6 liters and a variable valve timing system Valvetronic. Top version MINI Cooper S is equipped with a gasoline engine with direct fuel injection and turbocharging, which has an output of 175 hp. With such engine acceleration to hundred takes a little more than seven seconds and a top speed is 225 km / h.
Complex precision adjustment system and suspension with perfectly fitted disc brakes eliminate dangerous situations even before they occur. All hatchbacks MINI are equipped with standard Anti-Lock Braking System (ABS), the Cornering Brake Control (CBC) system, Electronic Brakeforce Distribution (EBD) and brake assist function (Brake Assist). And even if a collision occurs, the entire set of security of MINI One including six airbags as standard, excellent torsional rigidity and protection from side impact crumple zones and safe for pedestrians bumpers ensures optimal and comprehensive protection.