The creator original Mini Alec Issigonis initially did not want to release a “charged” version of the hatchback, but Issigonis’s friend, John Cooper, owner of the Cooper Car Company, developer of Formula 1 cars, persuaded him. Thus, in September 1961, the first Mini Cooper appeared and was a success both on roads and in racing. The engine increased its volume from 848 cm³ to 997 cm³, and the power increased from 34 to 55 forces. After 60 years, the company decided to celebrate that stage in its history with the Anniversary Edition. It is based on a modern “lighter” Mini JCW
Commemorative model, which will enter the US market in limited edition, pays tribute not only to the first Austin Mini Cooper and Morris Mini Cooper, but also to the subsequent Mini with the Cooper nameplate and the resulting subbrand. John Cooper Works… The set, in addition to the classic green color, stripes and special series nameplates, includes a white roof and mirror housings, and navigation is included in the standard equipment. The Mini Anniversary Edition costs $ 40,750 (2.93 million rubles).
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