The Classic trim level has made a return along with the manual transmission.
Mini has announced updates for the 2024 model year, including the revival of the Classic sub-trim and the reintroduction of the manual gearbox to four models.
A total of seven vehicles will be made available with a six-speed manual gearbox. This follows an announcement made in May last year when the BMW-owned brand axed the manual option to streamline production.
The automaker has also reintroduced the entry-level Classic trim to the Hardtop, Clubman, and Countryman variants. Signature trim levels now include navigation with built-in real-time traffic information as standard. The base Classic trim remains unavailable on the Convertible.
A Cooper Hardtop 2-Door in Classic trim will cost $25,800. The Cooper S price starts at $ 29,100, while the Electric Hardtop now retails from $30,900. The top-spec JCW is $35,400 in Classic trim.
The Cooper SE ALL4 plug-in hybrid can now be specified with the Signature Trim 2.0. This is now the entry-level trim for this particular model and brings the eco-friendly derivative within reach of more customers at a price of $42,700. Upgrading to the $48,600 Iconic Trim 2.0 adds luxuries such as active cruise control, a power-operated tailgate, and a parking assistant.
Customers can now specify the all-electric Cooper SE with the Upholstery Package upgrade, provided the vehicle has been equipped with the Signature trim.
Cooper Countryman ($32,650) and Cooper Countryman ALL4 ($34,150) models are only available in the Classic trim.
Mini will continue to offer the Untamed, Untold, and Resolute special editions on an array of models, provided the Iconic trim has been selected.
Aside from these updates, the rest of the range remains unchanged. Mini will probably update the existing range with minor changes until the new all-electric lineup debuts in the coming years. The automaker has recently bolstered its electric offerings with the addition of a limited edition Mini Cooper SE Convertible. Just 999 units will be produced, and all of them are headed to Europe.
Speaking of the convertible, the Cooper retails for $35,700, while the Cooper S costs $38,400 in its base guise. Lastly, you'll have to fork out $44,900 for the top-of-the-range JCW drop-top.
As for the Clubman range, the Cooper S is priced at $34,050. The Cooper S ALL4 will set buyers back $36,150, while the JCW ALL4 comes in at a hefty $42,400.
Lastly, the rest of the Countryman pricing is as follows: Cooper S ($32,900), Cooper S ALL4 ($35,000), and JCW ALL4 ($43,800.)
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