India has introduced a special edition of the MINI 3-door hatch, the MINI Paddy
Hopkirk Edition in India. Offered as a Completely Built-Up unit (CBU), only 15
units are available and can be booked exclusively on shop.mini.in. The MINI
Paddy Hopkirk Edition is available at an ex-showroom price of Rs 41,70,000.
1964, defying all odds, the classic Mini Cooper S clinched the first of three
victories at the legendary Monte Carlo Rally. At the wheel was the then
30-year-old Northern Irish rally driver Patrick “Paddy” Hopkirk in the iconic
No. 37 Red Mini Cooper S. A timeless tribute to the racing legend and his
triumph of the Monte Carlo Rally, MINI brings back the iconic No. 37 to the
starting line with the MINI Paddy Hopkirk Edition.
limited edition features a Chili Red exterior colour with Aspen White Roof,
Black Mirror Caps, 16" Light Alloy Wheels Victory Spoke in Black and
Exterior Elements in Piano Black (Bonnet Scoop, Door Handles, Fuel Filler Cap,
Waistline Finisher, MINI Emblem Front & Rear, Kidney Grille Strut).
exclusive to the MINI Paddy Hopkirk Edition include the iconic No. 37 Sticker
in white on both sides and No. 37 badging on Side Scuttles as well as the
Keycap. The Paddy Hopkirk signature appears on the illuminated Door Sills, the
C-pillars and on the Cockpit Facia along with a rear sticker in matt black. A
single Bonnet Stripe in white with Paddy Hopkirk’s signature and 33EJB badging
of number plate further enhances the special edition’s exclusivity. The MINI
Paddy Hopkirk Edition also includes the Panorama Glass Roof, Comfort Access
System, Rear View Camera, and John Cooper Works Sport Leather Steering Wheel.
the heart of the MINI Paddy Hopkirk Edition is the MINI Cooper S 2-litre
4-cylinder Petrol engine with TwinPower Turbo Technology. It mobilises a peak
output of 192 hp and a maximum torque of 280 Nm. The car sprints from 100 km/hr
in 6.7 seconds and the top speed is limited to 235 km/hr.
7-speed Steptronic Sport Transmission with double clutch and steering wheel
paddles enables smooth gear shifts, optimised acoustic and vibration response
and contributes to the sophisticated characteristics of the drive system.
MINI Driving Modes enable an individualised vehicle set-up focusing on either
ride comfort, sportiness or efficiency, according to preference. In addition to
the standard MID mode, the SPORT mode is geared towards active driving fun
while the GREEN mode supports fuel-efficient driving.
MINI Paddy Hopkirk Edition is stacked with a range of intuitive safety
technologies. The standard safety equipment comprises of Front and Passenger
Airbags, Brake Assist, 3-Point Seat Belts, Dynamic Stability Control, Crash
Sensor, Anti-lock Braking System, Cornering Brake Control and Run-flat
standard technology includes an auto start/stop function, brake energy
recuperation, shift point display and electromechanical power steering. Another
cool feature is the MINI Excitement Package, which comprises LED interior and
ambient lighting as well as a projection of the MINI logo on the ground on the
driver's side when the door is opened.
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