Mini One: First Five Door hatchback with 75PS engine available from March 2015

January 20, 2015

As of March 2015, the iconic British brand ‘Mini’ will expand their family car range with the new Mini One 5 door, powered by a completely newly conceived engine featuring cutting-edge MINI Twin-Power Turbo Technology.

For quite some time now, Mini lovers have been complaining about the high price tags but now your favorite Mini, is going to be affordable for families as the original British iconic brand has announced the launch of the new entry level model called the ‘Mini One’.

Mini One First Five Door - rear view

“It sounds better for families as it promises more convenience and more economy than ever.”

Under the bonnet, the Mini One is powered by a newly conceived 1.2 three cylinder engine with combined turbo charging and petrol injection. It has variable camshaft control on the intake and exhaust side (double VANOS). It generates 55kW/75PS output and a 150Nm torque that accelerates 0-62mph in 13.4 seconds and returns around 54.2mpg fuel efficiency and CO2 emissions of 121 g/km.

There is only one transmission choice available: a brand new six speed manual gearbox with rev-matching features and it generates power transmission to the front wheels, offering optimized efficiency, reduced weight and a high level of shift comfort.

Mini One First imageApart from the 1.2 litre engine, the basic Mini One is the seventh engine variant of the new 5-door Mini hatchback range. It will be offered in four petrol and three diesel engine variants, covering an output range of 55kW(75hp) to 141kW(192hp). With extra doors, the new Mini Five door features characteristic style and qualities of the latest Mini generation are combined with additional functionality and comfort in all models.

With its three seats at the rear and a larger luggage compartment which can be expanded from 278 litres to 941 litres as required for big shopping bags and other larger items. The overall extended length of 72mm as compared to the new Mini three door.

The new Mini- Five Door features everything needed to attract new target groups and families to choose to drive with the Mini style.

Prices have not be announced yet, but we expect them to be low and will be available soon on our website when we have further details from the dealers.

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