MINI Roadster starts at $24.340 in the U.S. image

The new MINI Roadster has finally been launched in the United States too, and after its European debut, the British based automaker has announced its starting price overseas.

According to the car manufacturer, the new MINI Roadster has a starting price of $24.350 in the United States, while the Cooper S Roadster starts at 37.350 USD. The MINI Cooper JCW Roadster costs 24.500 USD and all prices exclude the $700 destination charge and handling fee. MINI also says that the MINI Cooper JCW Roadster is coming with a manual transmission, but its future customers will be able to get an automatic one for the Cooper Roadster and Cooper S Roadster for $1.250.

As a small reminder, the MINI Roadster entry-level version is being powered by a 1.6 liter four-cylinder engine, which is generating a total output of 122 horsepower at 6.000 rpm and it has a peak torque of 118 lb-ft available at 4.250 rpm. The 0 to 62 mph acceleration takes 9.2 seconds and the vehicle can hit a top speed of 124 mph. The Cooper S Roadster is powered by the same 1.6 liter engine but this is now developing 184 horsepower at 5.500 rpm and 177 lb-ft of torque between 1.600 and 5.000 rpm, while the JCW’s 1.6 liter engine is coming at 211 horsepower and 192 lb-ft of torque, accelerating from 0 to 62 mph in 6.5 seconds and hitting a top speed of 147 mph.