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New MINI For FIAT 500 Money

Fri, 17 Jul 2009

The new £10,950 MINI First will be MINI’s most attractively-priced model on sale in the UK, offering customers the opportunity to get behind the wheel of a unique small premium car at a lower price.


Available only as a hatchback, the MINI First features the 1.4-litre petrol engine currently found in the MINI One, but with a power output reduced to 75 hp. The frugal engine is mated to a six-speed manual gearbox as standard and go-kart handling is ensured by the trademark sophisticated chassis of all MINIs.


A multi-link rear axle and independent front and rear suspension systems combine with Dynamic Stability Control to put a smile on the driver’s face every time they get behind the wheel.


MINIMALISM technologies including Auto Start-Stop, Brake Energy Regeneration, Variable Valve Technology and Shift Point Display are all included in the standard package, meaning owners will be able to take full advantage of the MINI First’s low running costs.



MINI First Performance data
Power (HP) 75
Torque (Nm) 120
Combined fuel cons. (MPG) 53.3
CO2 (g/km) 128
0-62 mph 13.2
Top speed 109


 


The most affordable new MINI ever appeals to the head as well as the heart. According to independent experts the MINI First is expected to retain 50 per cent of its value after three years or 30,000 miles, representing the best residual value figures compared to any of its competitors. New owners will also be able to drive a MINI First away for a monthly fee from as low as £99 a month (based on £4,253 deposit and 47 monthly payments of £99. A MINI First can also be purchased with a lower deposit contribution of £2,185 followed by 35 monthly payments of £169).
Aligned with MINIs ground-breaking TLC package that covers service and maintenance needs for five years for just £185, premium compact motoring has never been so attainable.



As for all MINIs, customers will be able to personalise their model with a choice of option packages:


Design Package £525.00


* 3-Spoke Sport Leather Steering Wheel


* Heated Mirrors and Windscreen Washer Jets


* Mirror Caps in Body Colour
* Chrome Line Interior


* Chrome Line Exterior


Tech Package £855.00


* Multi-function for steering wheel


* 3-Spoke Sport Leather Steering Wheel


* Passenger Airbag Deactivation Switch


* Radio BOOST CD
* CD Preparation


* Basic Bluetooth with USB Audio


Salt Package £390.00


* Floor Mats in velour


* Passenger Seat Height Adjustment


* Storage Compartment Pack


* Front Fog Lights


* On Board Computer


* Interior Lights Pack


The MINI First is available to order from 17-7-2009 from all MINI UK dealers.


More at www.MINI.co.uk

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