2012 Mini Cooper Coupe Priced at $21,300, More Photos
Mini priced its latest model, the 2012 Mini Cooper Coupe, at $21,300, excluding a $700 destination charge. The British carmaker also showed off the official production photos of the new car. The sport-oriented Coupe will cost $1,800 more than the 2012 Mini Cooper ($20,200) and just $100 more than the 2012 Cooper Clubman ($21,900). Most Mini models recieved a $100 price increase for the 2012 model year.
The base Coupe comes equipped with a 121-horsepower four-cylinder engine and a six-speed manual. Its standard features include power mirrors, parking sonar, height-adjustable seats, air conditioning and an audio system with auxiliary input. A six-speed automatic transmission is optional. The base trim is comparable with competitors like the Honda CR-Z ($19,345).
The Cooper Coupe S starts at $24,600 and comes equipped with a 181-hp, turbocharged four-cylinder. It’s comparable to the Volkswagen GTI ($23,695).
John Cooper Works edition of the Coupe tops out at $31,200. It’s 208-hp, turbocharged four-cylinder is mated only to a six-speed manual.
There are numerous optional features that can make for an even pricier Mini. Those include adaptive headlights, automatic climate controls, Bluetooth connectivity, a USB port and Mini’s new Connect system.
You can learn more about the Cooper Coupe, here.
BMW, which owns Mini, hasn’t announced a launch date for this vehicle yet. Continue below for more photos of the production-ready model.