MINI has announced that new entry-level versions of the Coupe and Roadster have been launched in Australia, where the first one starts at AUD34,900 and the second one at AUD37,500 before on-road costs.
According to the British based automaker, the MINI Cooper Coupe will be available to its future customers in Australia from 34,900 AUD, before on-road costs, while the MINI Cooper Roadster will start at 37,500 AUD. The first one will undercut the Cooper S Coupe base model by 8,090 AUD, while the second one will sit below the Cooper S Roadster, being 8,000 AUD cheaper.
Just like other Cooper models across the company’s range, the new entry-level Coupe and and Roadster will get the 1.6 liter naturally aspirated engine under their hoods, which will produce a total output of 90 kW and 160 Nm of torque. The unit allows the MINI Cooper Coupe to accelerate from 0 to 100 km/h in 9.0 seconds and burn an average of 5.8 L of fuel every 100 km, while the Cooper Roadster can accelerate from 0 to 100 km/h in 9.2 seconds and it’s burning 6.1 liters of fuel every 100 km in a combined cycle. Both units get a standard six-speed manual transmission.