Mini London 2012 special edition models get Union Jack-themed colours and an etched London skyline

Mini has unveiled its new Mini London 2012 special edition models, in honour of its partnership with Team GB and ParalympicsGB.

Special edition cars are limited to 2012 units and are available in Cooper, Cooper D, Cooper S and Cooper SD hatchback guises.

See pics of the Mini London 2012 special edition models

Features include a Union Jack-themed exterior – available in Chilli Red, White Silver or Lightning Blue – and the Olympic graphic adorned on the roof.

All models also get white mirror caps, a sports stripe, which runs over the length of the car and Olympic graphics on the car’s side skirts. Unique to special edition models are grey 17-inch conical spoke alloys.

Inside, London 2012 specials feature “the London skyline, beautifully etched across the width of the piano-black dashboard,” according to Mini.

“Silhouetting some of London’s most iconic landmarks, including Tower Bridge, Battersea Power Station and the London Eye, the dashboard also displays the words “London 1 of 2012”.

Continuing the British theme are black ‘Lounge Leather’ seats, which feature red-and-blue stitching with white piping. The handbrake, gearlever and floor mats are also colour coded.

Standard equipment on all cars includes DAB radio, air-conditioning, cruise control and chrome interior touches.

Prices for the Mini London 2012 special edition start from £17,800 for the Mini Cooper, climbing to £20,860 for the Cooper SD variant.

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