July 15, 2020, Kuala Lumpur – BMW Group Malaysia, the official distributor for BMW, BMW Motorrad and MINI vehicles in Malaysia, has launched the new MINI Convertible Sidewalk Edition bearing a price tag of RM 258,999.47, on-the-road for private registration, after SST exemption and excluding insurance.
“Since the introduction of the highly-anticipated MINI Convertible in Malaysia last year, we are pleased to expand the thrilling open-top driving segment with the new MINI Convertible Sidewalk Edition. The epitome of style and spontaneity, this limited-edition variant takes the fun of sun-drenched, wind-in-the-hair motoring to the next level.
“The new MINI Sidewalk Edition stands in the tradition of a long line of successful ‘Sidewalk’ editions, first introduced globally in 2007. The exclusive variant, limited to only 20 units in Malaysia, celebrates a rich heritage of open-top summer driving and the hallmark go-kart thrill – now with more power, space and supreme handling,” said its managing director Harald Hoelzl in a statement.
It features unique Deep Laguna metallic colour, soft-top design, 17-inch light-alloy Scissor Spoke 2-tone wheel and interior fittings that was developed specially for the new MINI Convertible Sidewalk Edition.
The MINI Convertible Sidewalk Edition is powered by the 2-litre four-cylinder MINI TwinPower Turbo petrol engine mated to the seven-speed Steptronic automatic dual-clutch transmission. It generates a maximum output of 192 hp and 280 Nm of torque.
MINI claims that the Convertible Sidewalk Edition is able to complete the century sprint in 7.1 seconds and has a maximum speed of 230 kph as well as consumes only 5.7 litres of fuel per 100km.
Some of the equipment includes soft-top that opens electrically within 18 seconds even witht he car moving at up to 30 kph, MINI Yours Leather Lounge Sidewalk seats in anthracite, Petrol and Energetic Yellow interior finishing, multi-function leather sports steering wheel, LED headlamps, LED front and rear fog lamps, 12 colours ambient lights, MINI Driving modes, automatic air-conditioning, height adjustable front passenger seat, storage compartment package, 8.8-inch MINI Visual Boost infotainment system with voice control, wireless charger, Harman Kardon 12-speaker sound system, comfort access, MINI Connected, and many more.
The new MINI Convertible Sidewalk Edition is available at selected authorised MINI dealerships nationwide and at the MINI Online Shop via http://shop.mini.my/booking/mini-convertible-sidewalk.
Every MINI Convertible Sidewalk Edition is covered by the MINI Malaysia’s 5 Years Roadside Assistance programme that includes a 24-hour 365-days-a-year accident and help hotline, free towering services and when needed (over 200KM from residential home), replacement vehicle, seamless mobility accommodation, mobile service solutions and Repatriation services.
With the Balloon Financing from BMW Group Financial Services Malaysia, ownership of the new MINI Convertible Sidewalk Edition starts from RM 3,266.00 per month, based on estimates of 80 percent loan on a five-year tenure.
For more information, the new MINI Convertible Sidewalk Edition can be found at www.mini.my.