Mini has announced its third London-themed special edition in as many weeks.
3 February 2012

Mini has announced its third London-themed special edition in as many weeks. The Mini Convertible Highgate joins two limited-run versions of the hatchback: Mini Baker Street and Mini Bayswater.

The Mini Convertible Highgate can be ordered in Cooper, Cooper S, Cooper D or Cooper SD variants, with a six-speed manual as standard. A six-speed automatic is offered as an option.

It features a new paint finish, Iced Chocolate metallic, a brown fabric hood with a light metallic sheen and brown/black bonnet stripes with blue edging. Midnight Black and White Silver metallic paintwork can be optionally specified.

The Highgate edition is fitted with body coloured door mirror caps, 17-inch Double Cross alloy wheels in a bespoke shaded aluminium finish and Highgate badging.

Inside, the limited edition model comes with Dark Truffle coloured leather seats with contract stitching and a mixture of alloy and stainless steel trim.

The Mini Convertible Highgate is priced from £21,080 on the road, rising to £25,830 for the Cooper SD auto variant. It is available for order now, with the first deliveries slated for March.

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3 February 2012

So many "Special Editions"

Are sales slipping?

Too much, innovative competition?

3 February 2012

I do like Minis i think they have alot of character and difference in the market today which is always welcomed, so why not with the special editions.

3 February 2012

It's all a bit naff, really.

3 February 2012

[quote Autocar]It features a new paint finish, Iced Chocolate metallic, a brown fabric hood with a light metallic sheen and brown/black bonnet stripes with blue edging. [/quote]

Brown?

Please no, not more brown.

Well, I guess at least it is a traditional Mini colour.

 

 

It's all about the twisties........

3 February 2012

Colour brown... u mean it goes like the proverbial off a stick.. smells a little too no doubt

3 February 2012

When's the Clubman with wooden rear door frames coming out?

3 February 2012

Does nothing for me. Think I'll wait for the Hampstead Garden Suburb edition, that's bound to be classy.

3 February 2012

If it's brown, perhaps they should have called it MINI Old Kent Road?

On a slightly different tack, if the Olympics had gone to Paris, what would MINI have done for spedcial editions?

I'd go for the MINI St Ouen - delivered with 3 kerbed alloys, scratched body panels, Demande d'Enlevement in the glove box and an assortment of graffit tags already applied :-)

3 February 2012

Never thought I'd say this but I don't think they've done enough market research. Mind you the same could be said about Vauxhall - I'd never buy a car named after a crummy area of London.

3 February 2012

[quote newtoybox]So many "Special Editions"

Are sales slipping?

Too much, innovative competition?

[/quote] Obvious isn't it?....new one next year, Olympics this year, Queens 60 years ,gets rid of stock,ready for repeat orders,is the car to dear for what it is?....

Peter Cavellini.

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