Now engineers from BMW’s small car brand name are out checking a model for an updated Convertible. Since the existing Mini Convertible just went on sale a year back, expect only minimal modifications for the updated model.
Seen here screening in Germany in Cooper S Convertible guise, the placement of camouflaging on the car shows that the mid-life update for the 2019 model will include brand-new surrounds for its headlights and tailights, along with brand-new day running lights. There are likewise some small modifications to Cooper S body trim.
2019 Mini Convertible Design
The prototype is for the Cooper S Convertible, and judging by the camouflage equipment it uses we can expect some small revisions to the lights and bumpers. Comparable changes should feature on the base Cooper and high-performance John Cooper Works versions, too.
BMW has stayed tight-lipped on what technical upgrades to anticipate, however the model, which is developed on the firm’s UKL1 platform, will likely get improved chauffeur help features that will be carried throughout from BMW models.
The current car is provided with a Driver Assistance Package that includes adaptive cruise control, parking help with automatic steering and, for the convertible, a rain caution function that signals drivers of approaching bad weather condition if they park with the roof down.
The 2019 Mini Convertible is most likely to be geared up with updated versions of these systems, together with BMW’s most current driver aid technology, consisting of lane keep assist technology and pedestrian detection systems.
2019 Mini Convertible Engine
Under the hood, the current inline-3 and -4 powertrain offerings need to carry over, maybe with tweaks for enhanced performance and performance. At the top of the range will stay the John Cooper Works Convertible which in present guise delivers 228 horse power and 236 pound-feet of torque from a 2.0-liter turbocharged inline-4.
It’s skeptical Mini will include the plug-in hybrid powertrain debuting in the 2017 Mini Cooper S E Countryman to the Convertible.
2019 Mini Convertible Release Date
Search for the updated Mini Convertible to show up in mid-2018, as a 2019 model.