New on 2004 may be the first factory-built Mini convertible. Offered initially having a selection of 90PS or 115PS engines (Mini One and Cooper respectively) the vehicle is going to be joined soon by Cooper S and diesel variants.
Much work went into ensuring body rigidity despite its roof being open, and also the hood mechanism continues to be created for fast deployment; it requires just fifteen seconds for that power hood mechanism to stow or enhance the roof.
In addition to driving in full convertible mode owners may also utilize a sliding roof setting that lets in outdoors.
Luggage space is compromised, but lower edge hinges permit the load area to become extended.