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Mini Upgrades the Mite that Started It All for 2018

Small, but significant exterior upgrades highlight the redo.

by on Jan.10, 2018

The the new year, Mini gave its original two-door and four-door model as well as the convertible a freshening.

Mini’s been tweaking much of its line-up for the past two years adding more space, new technology or a mix of both, but it’s finally gotten to the original two- and four-door hardtop and convertible with a few new updates.

Perhaps the most noticeable update will be the new LED tail lamps with the Union Jack design, which were created as a supplement to the new LED headlights. The optional lighting provides brighter lighting, improving safety and enhancing performance.

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Not far behind is an updated Mini logo, which appears on the bonnet, tailgate, steering wheel, central instrument display, remote control and optional driver’s side puddle lighting all models. It is a re-interpretation of the existing logo and now features a two-dimensional “flat design.” (more…)

Make Your Own Mini With New Personalization Program

Brand offers buyers a chance to put their stamp on a new vehicle.

by on Dec.27, 2017

The new Mini Yours Customised program, Mini owners can personalize their new Minis.

For decades, Mini owners have been customizing their cars with all kinds of lights, roll bars, roof racks and other adornments, not to mention specialized graphics and paint colors, but now the brand has a way to make your vehicle, well, yours.

The Mini Yours Customisation (British brand, British spelling on this one!) program that allows owners to special order parts of their cars with designs, including names, created by the owner.  Customers can design personalized inlays for the side scuttles, trims for the passenger side in the interior, LED door sills and LED door projectors, or welcome mats.

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For those looking to take the personalization of their Mini to the next level can select and design the upgrade parts at the new Online Customiser specially developed for the new options. From start to finish, it takes just a couple of weeks, the company says. (more…)