MINI PADDY HOPKIRK EDITION, ONLY 10 UNITS IN INDONESIA
Special Edition Mini Cooper S 5-door commemorates the 1964 Monte Carlo rally champion.
MINI has always been synonymous with an automotive brand that has a unique historical heritage. They also don't hesitate to commemorate their past achievements by presenting special edition models. Lastly, Mini offers a special edition Paddy Hopkirk Edition in Cooper S 3-door, Cooper S 5-doors, and John Cooper Work variants.
But before that, who is Paddy Hopkirk? Patrick "Paddy" Hopkirk is a rally driver from Northern Ireland. When he was 30 years old or in 1964, Hopkirk took part in the legendary Monte Carlo rally race using the Mini Cooper S. He used the starting number 37. Long story short, Hopkirk won the race. His car became the Mini Cooper with the most famous identity to date.
Mini then made a special edition in honor of Hopkirk. First introduced in October 2020, the Mini Hopkirk is now available in Indonesia with one model, the Mini Cooper S 5-doors. So what are the specials?
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In terms of engine, it still uses the same engine in the standard Cooper S 5-doors. The 1998 cc four-cylinder engine with Mini TwinPower Turbo Technology can produce up to 192 HP at 5,000 to 6,000 rpm. This engine also delivers a maximum torque of 280 Nm at 1,350 to 4,200 rpm.
Mini noted that this machine could accelerate from 0 to 100 km per hour in 6.8 seconds. The maximum speed that the driver can achieve is 235 km per hour. A special note for a car that is usually used for daily use.
The most special is present in the details surrounding this special edition Mini. The exterior uses the iconic color and style of the Hopkirk rally car, which is red with a red stripe on the hood. These 17 wheels, John Cooper Works in Track Spoke Black design, make the Mini Hopkirk look sportier. Other details are the radiator grille, lower air intake, door handles, fuel filler cap, Mini logo on the front and rear, and around the front and rear lights using a black-gloss finish.
Other exclusive features that set the MINI Paddy Hopkirk Edition apart from the standard MINI Cooper S include the John Cooper Works aerodynamic kit with a rear spoiler. John Cooper Works Dinamica Leather Carbon Black seats, John Cooper Works steering wheel with paddle shifters, and anthracite headliner for a more sporty look.
Number 37, which became Paddy Hopkirk's icon when competing in the Monte Carlo Rally, is also present on the left and right sides. Another detail is the Paddy Hopkirk Monte Carlo writing present on the LED headlights and Union Jack design taillights.
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A strip of the white bonnet on the left side of the hood bears the signature of the 1964 Monte Carlo Rally winner. In addition, the famous 33 EJB number and letter combination of the 1964 Monte Carlo winning car's license plate is displayed on the hood strip using a 3D effect graphic.
The signature Paddy Hopkirk also appears on the interior trim strip on the passenger side, part of the interior surface in a high-gloss Piano Black color. Another exclusive design feature is the door line with LEDs bearing the name “Paddy Hopkirk.” The MINI Excitement Package and Comfort Access are also included in the MINI Paddy Hopkirk Edition. Auxiliary headlights in Piano Black, keycap with starting number 37, and Waistline Finisher in Piano Black for the trim strip between body and glass all come as standard only available in this special edition.
The latest technology has also been embedded in this special edition vehicle, starting from the Digital Cockpit with a 5-inch screen, Apple CarPlay with wireless connectivity, rear-view camera with parking assistant, to the latest 6.5-inch MINI Navigation System equipped with a touch screen.
For Mini fans interested, you should immediately get this special edition Mini because Mini Indonesia only brings ten units for lucky consumers. Mini Cooper S 5-doors Paddy Hopkirk Edition is priced at Rp835,000,000 before tax or off the road.#THE S MEDIA #Media Milenial #paddy hopkirk #mini #mini paddy hopkirk #paddy hopkirk mini #mini paddy hopkirk edition #2021 mini paddy hopkirk #2021 paddy hopkirk mini #mini cooper s #mini cooper #mini paddy hopkirk edition test drive #hopkirk #paddy #paddy hopkirk edition #2021 mini hopkirk #paddy hopkirk mini cooper #paddy hopkirk tribute mini #new mini paddy hopkirk edition #mini paddy hopkirk edition 2020 #mini paddy hopkirk edition 2021 #mini paddy hopkirk edition video