List of Mini limited editions

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Decals on the "British Open" limited edition Mini

The Mini was offered in a number of limited editions that usually included a special combination of trim and badging, but some also included mechanical upgrades.

Anniversary editions[edit]

Mini 25[edit]

  • Year: 1984 (July)
  • Based on: Mini Mayfair
  • Engine: 998 cc
  • Exterior colour:
    • Silver Leaf Metallic (MME - BLVC421)
  • Exterior trim: Nimbus Grey
  • Decals/badges: Side and rear grey and red stripes with "Mini 25" logos
  • Interior: Luxury velvet with red piping, zip pockets fitted to front seats, red seat belts, leather-wrapped steering wheel
  • Equipment: 12-inch wheels, 8.4-inch front disc brakes, full-width wheel trim with arch extensions, 1275GT instrumentation, tinted glass, stereo radio cassette, twin door mirrors
  • Production: 3,500 in UK, 1,500 exported

Mini 30[edit]

  • Year: 1989 (June)
  • Based on: Mini Mayfair
  • Engine: 998 cc
  • Exterior colour:
    • Cherry Red (COG - BLVC843)
    • Black (PMA - BLVC90)
  • Exterior trim: Chrome bumpers and grille
  • Decals/badges: Coachlines and 1959-1989 crests
  • Interior: Half leather/lightning cloth, red piping
  • Equipment: Minilite-style wheels, security coded stereo, leather-bound copy of Rob Golding's book ("Mini")
  • Production: 3,000 for UK

Of the 3,000 produced for the UK, 2,000 were in Cherry Red and 1,000 were Black; 2,800 were manual and 200 had an automatic gearbox.600 were made with an optional sun roof.

Mini 35[edit]

Mini 35
  • Year: 1994 (June)
  • Based on: Mini Sprite
  • Engine: 1,275 cc 1 1/2 SU Carb
  • Exterior colour:
    • Pearlescent Nevada Red
    • Metallic Arizona Blue
    • Diamond White
    • Metallic British Racing Green
  • Exterior trim: Chrome grille, lock set and door handles, auxiliary driving lamps. Electric adjustable headlamp aim. Export option: Webasto sunroof.
  • Decals/badges: Silver coachline with special decals.
  • Interior: Blue-and-pink "Jamboree" fabric; export option: all-leather, perforated leather inserts, colored piping that matched the exterior. Full walnut wood dash and door cappings.
  • Equipment: Opening rear windows, R652 stereo
  • Production: 1,000 for UK (RHD), 400 for export (LHD)

The 35 did not come with alloy wheels as standard. An automatic transmission was offered as an option. This limited edition was also offered in France, Italy and Japan, although it was identified by different names in those markets. Four hundred left-hand drive Mini 35 cars were also built for export to Holland and Germany late in the model year (November 1994). They were painted British Racing Green Metallic and had all-leather interior with piping trim that matched the exterior color. They had 13-inch alloy wheels and extended wheel arches. The LHD cars also had the same silver coachlines, special decals, and a special wood-rimmed steering wheel with a 35th Anniversary horn button. Only a few were sold and the rest re-badged and sold as 1995 models.

Mini 40[edit]

  • Year: 1999 (April)
  • Based on: Mini Cooper
  • Engine: 1,275 cc MPi (Multi-Point Injection)
  • Exterior colours:
    • Island Blue (BU5)
    • Mulberry Red (CDM - BLVC1274)
    • Old English White (WT3)
    • Tahiti Blue Metallic
  • Exterior trim: Chrome bumpers, grille, and handles. Optional Webasto electric sunroof.
  • Decals/badges: Gold "Mini 40" bonnet badge, anniversary decal on the body sides, chrome "GB" on boot
  • Interior: Color-matched leather seats with contrasting piping, alloy dashboard, chrome-detailed instruments, and a leather facia top, handbrake, and gear knob.
  • Equipment: CD Player, 13-inch Sportspack wheels, Sportspack arches, twin spotlamps
  • Production: 250 for UK

London Collection[edit]

Mini Mayfair[edit]

Mini Mayfair
  • Year: 1982 - 1996
  • Based on: Mini City
  • Engine: 998 cc / 1,275 cc
  • Exterior colour: Various
  • Exterior trim: Various coloured grille, door handles, bumpers, door mirrors, plastic wheel arch extensions and sill finishers, chrome from 1992. Silver plastic wheel covers
  • Decals/badges: Coachlines with "Mayfair" logos
  • Interior: Various colours, seats and door cards in Chalkstripe velor (1985–1988), Prism velor (1988–1991), Chevron velor (1992–1994), Windsor velor (1995–1996)
  • Equipment: 12-inch wheels with alloy option after 1984, opening rear side windows, radio, head restraints, locking fuel cap, tinted glass, tachometer, front disc brakes from 1984, brake servo from 1988

Mini Ritz[edit]

  • Year: 1985 (January)
  • Based on: Mini City
  • Engine: 998 cc
  • Exterior colour:
    • Silver Leaf(MME - BLVC421)
  • Exterior trim: Chrome, black-centered grille
  • Decals/badges: Red stripes with "Ritz" logos
  • Interior: Claret Red, Prussian Blue and Osprey Grey velvet
  • Equipment: 12-inch alloy wheels
  • Production: 2,000 for UK, 1,725 for export from Italy

Mini Chelsea[edit]

  • Year: 1985 (February)
  • Based on: Mini City
  • Engine: 998 cc
  • Exterior colours:
    • Targa Red (CNE - BLVC641)
    • Silver Leaf (Japan) (MME - BLVC421)
  • Exterior trim: Grey bumpers and door handles
  • Decals/badges: Silver and red coachlines with "Chelsea" logos
  • Interior: Osprey Grey with red piping
  • Equipment: 12-inch alloy wheels and opening rear side windows
  • Production: 1,500 for UK, more exported

Produced after the supply of Mini Ritz's had been sold.

Mini Piccadilly[edit]

  • Year: 1986 (May)
  • Based: Mini City
  • Engine: 998 cc
  • Exterior colour:
    • Cashmere Gold Metallic (GMD - BLVC422)
  • Exterior trim: Chrome bumpers, black-centred grille
  • Decals/badges: Twin coachlines with "Piccadilly" logo
  • Interior: Bitter Chocolate, Coffee and Claret velvet
  • Equipment: Full-width wheel trims, push button radio
  • Production: 2,500

Many examples were exported to France and Japan.

Mini Park Lane[edit]

  • Year: 1987 (January)
  • Based: Mini City
  • Engine: 998 cc
  • Exterior colour:
    • Black (PMA - BLVC90)
  • Exterior trim: Chrome bumpers and grille surround
  • Decals/badges: 'Park Lane' logos on doors and bootlid, stripes on rear side panels
  • Interior: Beige/Black velvet
  • Equipment: Full width wheel trims, tinted windows, opening side windows, stereo radio cassette
  • Production: 4,000 (1,500 for UK, 700 for Japan)

Mini Advantage[edit]

  • Also known as: Mini Masters (Germany)
  • Year: 1987 (June)
  • Based on: Mini City
  • Engine: 998 cc
  • Exterior colour:
    • Diamond White (NMN - BLVC655)
  • Exterior trim: Grey bumpers and door handles; black door mirrors; white wheel covers for the 12-inch steel wheels; Nimbus grey plastic wheel arch extensions and sill finishers
  • Decals/badges: Tennis-net theme on lower body sides with "Advantage" script logo; Advantage logo on upper right of bootlid
  • Interior: Flint Grey and Jade Green "Tennis Net" cloth on seats and door panels
  • Equipment: Tachometer, radio-cassette, tinted glass, opening rear windows with chrome surround
  • Production: 4,675 (2,500 for UK)

First launched in France in May 1987 to coincide with the French Open, the Mini Advantage also appeared in the UK in June of that year to be available during The Championships, Wimbledon.

Colours[edit]

Mini Red Hot[edit]

  • Year: 1988 (January)
  • Based on: Mini City
  • Engine: 998 cc
  • Exterior colour:
    • GPO Red (CNL – BLVC 1073)
  • Exterior trim: Chrome bumpers and grille surround
  • Decals/badges: Black coachline and 'Red Hot' logos
  • Interior: Black velour
  • Equipment: Full width wheel trims, opening side windows, tinted glass, push button radio
  • Production: ~3,000 (~1,000 for UK)

Mini Jet Black[edit]

  • Year: 1988 (January)
  • Based on: Mini City
  • Engine: 998 cc
  • Exterior colour:
    • Black
  • Exterior trim: Chrome bumpers and grille surround
  • Decals/badges: Red coachline and 'Jet Black' logos
  • Interior: Black velour
  • Equipment: Full width wheel trims, opening side windows, tinted glass, push button radio
  • Production: 3,000 (1,000 for UK)

Mini Rose[edit]

  • Year: 1989 (January)
  • Based on: Mini City
  • Engine: 998 cc
  • Exterior colour:
    • White (NAL or BLVC 1218) with Pastel Pink (DME)roof
  • Exterior trim: Grey bumpers, wheelarches and grille center
  • Decals/badges: Coachlines with 'Rose' logo
  • Interior: Pink and Blue 'Crayons' fabric
  • Equipment: Full-width white wheeltrims, radio cassette
  • Production: 500

This 1960s theme was introduced in preparation for the Mini's 30th birthday.

Mini Sky[edit]

  • Year: 1989 (January)
  • Based on: Mini City
  • Engine: 998 cc
  • Exterior colour:
    • White (NAL or BLVC 1218) with Pastel Blue (JQN) roof
  • Exterior trim: Grey bumpers, wheelarches and grille center
  • Decals/badges: Coachlines with 'Sky' logo
  • Interior: Pink and Blue 'Crayons' fabric
  • Equipment: Full-width white wheeltrims, radio cassette
  • Production: 500

This 1960s theme was introduced in preparation for the Mini's 30th birthday.

Mini Racing[edit]

  • Year: 1988 (January)
  • Based on: Mini City
  • Engine: 998 cc
  • Exterior colour:
    • BRG Metallic (HAF - BLVC617) with white roof
  • Exterior trim: Chrome bumpers and black grille center
  • Decals/badges: Coachlines with 'Racing' logo
  • Interior: Black 'Crayons' fabric
  • Equipment: Full-width white wheeltrims, radio cassette
  • Production: 1,000

Some Mini Racing cars were fitted with the John Cooper 998 conversion. Otherwise, the 'Racing' was identical to the 'Flame' apart from the colour.

Mini Flame[edit]

  • Year: 1989 (January)
  • Based on: Mini City
  • Engine: 998 cc
  • Exterior colour:
    • Flame Red (COF - BLVC818) with white roof
  • Exterior trim: Chrome bumpers and black grille center
  • Decals/badges: Coachlines with 'Flame' logo
  • Interior: Black 'Crayons' fabric
  • Equipment: Full-width white wheeltrims, radio cassette
  • Production: 1,000

Apart from the color, the 'Flame' was identical to the 'Racing'.

Mini Racing Green[edit]

Mini Racing Green
  • Year: 1989 (February)
  • Based on: Mini City
  • Engine: 998 cc
  • Exterior colour:
    • BRG Metallic (HAF - BLVC617) with white roof
  • Exterior trim: Chrome bumpers and grille
  • Decals/badges: Coachlines with 'Racing' logo
  • Interior: Black 'Crayons' fabric
  • Equipment: Three-instrument binnacle, R361 Radio Cassette, option of automatic gearbox
  • Production: 2,500 for UK (total for Racing Green, Flame Red & Checkmate), more exported

Fitted with a 3.44 final drive (as was found in the original 1961 Cooper), the 'Racing Green' could be bought with the Rover-approved John Cooper performance kit. Identical to the 'Flame Red' and 'Checkmate' apart from the color.

Mini Flame Red[edit]

  • Year: 1990 (February)
  • Based on: Mini City
  • Engine: 998 cc
  • Exterior colour:
    • Flame Red (COF - BLVC818)
  • Exterior trim: Chrome bumpers and black grille with chrome surrounds
  • Decals/badges: Coachlines with 'Racing' logo
  • Interior: Black 'Crayons' fabric
  • Equipment: Three-instrument binnacle, R361 Radio Cassette, option of automatic gearbox
  • Production: 2,500 for UK (total for Racing Green, Flame Red, and Check Mate), more exported

Fitted with a 3.44 final drive (as was found in the original 1961 Cooper), the 'Flame Red' could be bought with the Rover-approved John Cooper performance kit. Identical to the 'Racing Green' and 'Checkmate' apart from the colour.

Mini Checkmate[edit]

  • Year: 1990 (February)
  • Based on: Mini City
  • Engine: 998 cc
  • Exterior colour:
    • Black (PMA - BLVC90)
  • Exterior trim: Chrome bumpers, Black grille, Minilite alloy wheels
  • Decals/badges: Coachlines with 'Racing' logo
  • Interior: Black 'Crayons' fabric
  • Equipment: Three-instrument binnacle, R361 Radio Cassette, option of automatic gearbox
  • Production: 2,500 for UK (total for Racing Green, Flame Red, and Check Mate), more exported

Fitted with a 3.44 final drive (as was found in the original 1961 Cooper), the Checkmate could be bought with the Rover-approved John Cooper performance kit. Identical to the 'Racing Green' and 'Flame Red' apart from the colour.

Designer[edit]

Mini Designer[edit]

  • Year: 1988 (June)
  • Based on: Mini City
  • Engine: 998 cc
  • Exterior colour:
    • White (NMF - BLVC449)
    • Black (PMA - BLVC90)
  • Exterior trim: Nimbus grey
  • Decals/badges: Twin coachlines and "Designer" logos on the rear side panels and bootlid
  • Interior: Black and white striped fabric
  • Equipment: Tinted glass, opening rear side windows, leather-rim steering wheel and two vanity mirrors in the sun visors
  • Production: 2,000

The Mini Designer was often called the "Quant" in reference to the Mary Quant-designed interior and Quant Daisy motifs on the steering wheel and bonnet badge.

Mini Paul Smith[edit]

Mini Paul Smith engine, with signature green-painted rocker cover
  • Year: 1998 (March)
  • Based on: Mini Sprite
  • Engine: 1,275 cc
  • Exterior colour:
    • Paul Smith Blue (JFL - BLVC1269)
    • Also available in Black and White (Japanese market)
  • Exterior trim: Chrome grille, handles, and bumpers; green Great Britain isle badge on grille
  • Decals/badges: 9ct gold enamelled "Paul Smith" bonnet badge, Paul Smith rear winder sticker
  • Interior: Black leather trim, Paul Smith-scripted instrument graphics; Citrus Green glovebox interior, petrol tank and solid boot liner.
  • Equipment: Charcoal grey Minilite alloy wheels, two spotlamps, Special "Paul Smith" denim jack & tool bag
  • Production: 300 for UK, 1,500 for rest of world

Paul Smith also designed a one-off Mini with 86 different-coloured stripes.

Cooper[edit]

Mini Cooper RSP[edit]

  • Year: 1990 (September)
  • Based on: Mini 30
  • Engine: 1,275 cc
  • Exterior colour:
    • Flame Red (CPQ - BLVC1000)
    • Black (PMF - BLVC644)
    • British Racing Green (HAF - BLVC617)
  • Exterior trim: Chrome Grille and bumpers, body-colored door mirrors and wheelarches
  • Decals/badges: White bonnet stripes with John Cooper signatures, Cooper badges
  • Interior: Black leather seat inserts, leather bound steering wheel, red carpets
  • Equipment: Sunroof, twin driving lamps, tinted glass, alloy Minilite-style wheels, Oil Cooler
  • Production: 1,050 for UK, 650 for Japan

The RSP was the first Cooper in 21 years, and the first Mini with a 1,275 cc engine in 10 years. The most powerful carburettor engine (with the S works conversion) and the only non works mini fitted with an oil cooler as standard.

It was an instant success and sold out even before cars began to appear in showrooms, which prompted Rover to put a Cooper in full-time production.

Mini Cooper Monte Carlo[edit]

  • Year: 1994 (January and July)
  • Based on: Mini Cooper 1.3i
  • Engine: 1,275 cc
  • Exterior colour:
    • Flame Red (CPQ - BLVC1000)
    • Black (PMF - BLVC644)
  • Exterior trim:
  • Decals/badges: "John Cooper" signature decals, coachline with Monte Carlo decals
  • Interior: Wooden dashboard, red vinyl seats with cream cloth center panels, red seat belts, red carpets, red leather steering wheel, gear knob, and gaiter
  • Equipment: Gunmetal Minilite-style alloy wheels, four fog lamps
  • Production: 200

The 1994 Monte Carlo was released to celebrate Paddy Hopkirk's return to the Monte Carlo Rally, 30 years after his original win.

Mini Cooper Grand Prix[edit]

  • Year: 1994 (August) - December 1996
  • Based on: Mini Cooper
  • Engine: 1,275 cc
  • Exterior colour: All available Rover Mini Cooper colors
  • Exterior trim: Chrome grille, handles and locks
  • Decals/badges: Coachlines with Grand Prix decals
  • Interior: Leather trim for doors, leather steering wheel and upholstery, glovebox-mounted plaque, walnut 6-gauge dash, door cappings and door pulls
  • Equipment: Koni adjustable dampers, four driving lamps, stainless sill plates
  • Modifications: big-valve, ported, balanced and flowed cylinder head, special cam and valve rocker assemblies, Weber Alpha fuel injection (except for the last few, which had a remapped Rover ECU), catalyzed Janspeed exhaust, revised air filter, oil cooler
  • Production: 35

Only two of the Grand Prix cars were made in a left-hand-drive configuration. The engine produced 86 hp.

Mini Cooper 35[edit]

  • Year: 1996 (May)
  • Based on: Mini Cooper
  • Engine: 1,275 cc
  • Exterior colour:
    • Almond Green (HAK - BLVC1212) with Diamond White roof (NMN - BLVC655)
  • Exterior trim: Body-coloured door mirrors and wheel arches
  • Decals/badges: Coachlines with "Mini Cooper 1961-1996 Anniversary Edition" decals on sides and bootlid
  • Interior: Porcelain Green leather seats with Cooper logos; matching leather steering wheel and gear knob; "Anniversary" badge on steering wheel; wooden dash with cream-faced dials
  • Equipment: Gunmetal grey Minilite-style 12-inch alloy wheels, four spotlamps
  • Production: 200 (5 of which received John Cooper Garages S specification)

The John Cooper S specification Cooper 35 produced 86 hp.

Mini Cooper Sports LE[edit]

  • Year: 1998 (May)
  • Based on: Mini Cooper
  • Engine: 1,275 cc
  • Exterior colours:
    • Brooklands Green (HFB - BLVC1265)
    • Black (PMF - BLVC644)
    • Roof: White
  • Exterior trim: Chrome grille and handles; white mirrors
  • Decals/badges: Twin coachlines with BMC-style rosette with the words "Mini Cooper" to the rear; "V" flash in yellow (similar to British Vita Logo) above the front side indicator; BMC-style rosette with the words "Mini Cooper" on the left hand side of boot lid; white bonnet stripes
  • Equipment: Two spotlamps, sports suspension pack, 13x6-inch Sportspack wheels, Sportspack wheelarches
  • Interior: Walnut dashboard; dark green leather interior; green carpets; dark green leather and black steering wheel; dark green leather gear change boot and knob
  • Production: 100 (50 of each colour); there is some doubt that the production color split was not even and that more green than black cars were produced.

Built to commemorate the 30th anniversary of the Cooper's victory in four Saloon Car Championship races in 1968.

Mini Cooper S Touring[edit]

  • Year: 1999 (March)
  • Based on: Mini Cooper
  • Engine: 1,275 cc
  • Exterior trim: Stainless steel sill covers, alloy fuel flap, Cooper valve caps
  • Decals/badges: "Cooper S Touring" side decals, "Si" boot badge, John Cooper chassis plate under front seat
  • Interior: Leather steering wheel, walnut dashboard and door cappings, alloy door handles
  • Equipment:

On the Cooper S Touring, the Jack Knight 5-speed gearbox was available as an optional extra.

Mini Cooper S Sport 5[edit]

  • Year: 1999 (March)
  • Based on: Mini Cooper
  • Engine: 1,275 cc
  • Exterior trim: Chrome bumpers and grille
  • Decals/badges: Cooper S Sport 5 decals
  • Interior trim: Leather gear knob
  • Equipment: 13x6-inch Rover Sportspack alloy wheels, Sportspack wheelarches, 2 auxiliary driving lamps
  • Options:
    • Leather interior
    • Electric sunroof

The Sport 5 was very similar to the Cooper S Touring except that it was offered with the five-speed Jack Knight gearbox as standard.

Mini Cooper S Works[edit]

  • Year: 1999 (March)
  • Based on: Mini Cooper
  • Engine: 1,275 cc
  • Exterior colour:
    • Brooklands Green
    • Roof: Old English White
  • Exterior trim: Chrome grille, door handles and bumpers
  • Decals/badges: Coachlines with "S works" decals. Special red-winged badges front and back.
  • Interior: Alloy dashboard, door cappings, door furniture, and foot pedals; leather steering wheel and gear knob
  • Equipment: CD player, 12-inch alloy wheels
  • Production: 250
  • Options:
    • Jack Knight 5-speed gearbox
    • Sportspack

With 90 hp output from its big-valve high-compression engine, the S Works is the most powerful Cooper ever made.[citation needed]

Mini John Cooper[edit]

Mini John Cooper Limited Edition.
  • Year: 1999 (August)
  • Based on: Mini Cooper
  • Engine: 1,275 cc
  • Exterior colour:
    • Brooklands Green (HFB - BLVC1265)
    • Roof: Old English White (NNX - BLVC1205)
  • Exterior trim: Chrome bumpers, grille, and handles
  • Interior: Grenadine red leather upholstery (with black piping for seats) on dash top, door liners, gear gaiter, and door pockets; red carpeting; black leather steering wheel, handbrake grip and gear knob; alloy dashboard
  • Decals/badges: John Cooper signature in chrome-plated steel.
  • Equipment: 13-inch Sportspack alloy wheels, Sportspack arches, two spotlamps, CD player
  • Production: 300

Mini Cooper Sport 500[edit]

  • Year: 2000
  • Based on: Mini Cooper
  • Engine: 1,275 cc
  • Exterior colours:
    • Tahiti Blue (JRJ - BLVC965)
    • Anthracite (LQW - BLVC1266)
    • Solar Red (CMU - BLVC1278)
    • British Racing Green (HAF - BLVC617)
    • Roof: silver
  • Exterior trim: Chrome bumpers and grille, silver bonnet stripes
  • Interior: Black and silver leather; alloy gear knob
  • Equipment: Four spotlamps, 13-inch alloy wheels, certificate signed by John Cooper, plaque inside glovebox, high level brake light
  • Production: 500 - Last ever to classic Issigonis design.

Export-only[edit]

Mini After Eight[edit]

  • Market: France / Spain
  • Year: 1991
  • Engine: 998 cc
  • Exterior colour:
    • BRG
  • Exterior trim: Chrome bumpers and door handles; black mirrors and grille
  • Decals/badges: "After Eight" script on rear wing
  • Interior: Velvet seat covering
  • Equipment: 12-inch steel wheels with full wheel covers; front head restraints
  • Production: 1,500

This trim package adopted the branding of the After Eight chocolate mint in a partnership with its manufacturer, Rowntree & Company (then owned by Nestlé).

Mini Belfast[edit]

  • Market: Japan
  • Year: 1988

Mini Blue Star[edit]

  • Market: Germany
  • Year: 1996
  • Engine: 1,275 cc
  • Exterior colour:
    • Tahiti Blue Metallic (JRJ)
  • Exterior trim: Body-colored wheel arches
  • Decals/badges: Coachlines with "Blue Star" script decals
  • Interior: Full blue leather seats with gray piping; elm dashboard, door cappings, door pulls, steering wheel, gear knob, and handbrake grip; blue leather gaiter; Magnolia instruments; black carpets
  • Equipment: 13x6 alloy "Sportspack" wheels, "German" wheel arches, twin spotlamps
  • Production:500

The steering wheel used in the Blue Star is a RAID model 13D.

Mini Brighton[edit]

  • Market: Japan
  • Year: 1988

Mini Brooklands[edit]

  • Market: Germany
  • Year: 1998
  • Engine: 1,275 cc
  • Equipment: Koni dampers, Rover Sport Pack 13×6 inch wheels, Rover Sport Pack wheel arches, two beam lights and two fog lights in front of grill, rear fog light.
  • Exterior colour: only available in "Charcoal" (a metallic dark grey), white roof, white bonnet stripes, white side-mirrors, white coachlines with "Brooklands" decals on sides.
  • Interior: black leather seats with cream piping and Cooper logos, black leather stearing wheel, black leather gear knob, walnut dashboard, Cooper chrome instrument panel showing speed, fuel, water temp, oil temp, voltage and clock, alloy gas pedal.
  • Production: 600

Mini Cosmopolitan[edit]

  • Market: France
  • Year: 1993
  • Engine: 1,275 cc
  • Exterior colour:
    • Black
  • Exterior trim: Black grille and mirrors; chrome bumpers
  • Decals/badges: "Cosmopolitan" text on rear wing
  • Interior: Fabric-covered seats and door panels
  • Equipment: Philips CD player
  • Production: 1,000

Mini Jubilee[edit]

  • Name: Mini 1000 Jubilee (15 Years)
  • Market: Netherlands
  • Year: 1975
  • Build in Spain by AUTHI
  • Exterior Colour: Brown wit White vynil roof
  • Engine: 1000 cc
  • Beam Lights build in grill
  • Jubilee logo on A-panels
  • Rostyle Wheels
  • Production: 1000 cars

Mini Kensington[edit]

  • Market: Japan, Italy, Netherlands, Belgium, Germany
  • Exterior color:
    • Surf Blue
    • Nightfire red
    • British Racing Green
  • Interior: Leather seats
  • Equipment: Air conditioning
  • Year: 1996-1997

Mini Lady[edit]

  • Market: Netherlands, Belgium
  • Year: 1977
  • Engine: 998 cc
  • Engine: 850 cc
  • extra: colour-coded Umbrella
  • 200 Cars for the Dutch Market
  • full Wooden Dashboard with Lady-badge
  • Exterior: Special Blue Striping

Mini Lapagayo[edit]

  • Market: Netherlands
  • Year: 1998
  • Engine: 1,275 cc
  • Exterior colour:
    • Tahiti Blue Metallic (JRJ)
  • Exterior trim: Chrome grille, bumpers, and door handles; white door mirrors; white fuel filler cap
  • Decals/badges: Coachlines with "Mini Cooper" decals; "Lapagayo" striping and logos on lower section of doors
  • Interior: Blue leather and yellow Alcantara upholstery; walnut dashboard and gear knob; tinted windows
  • Equipment: 12-inch Minilite alloy wheels painted white; two spotlamps; package including polo shirt and umbrella
  • Production: 20

Named for the Lapagayo fashion brand.

Mini Monza[edit]

  • Market: Germany
  • Year: 1998-1999
  • Engine: 1,275 cc
  • Exterior colour:
    • Tahiti Blue Metallic (JRJ)
  • Exterior trim: Body-colored wheel arches, "Monza" petrol cap (highly desirable)
  • Decals/badges: Coachlines with crossed-checkered-flag "Monza" decals
  • Interior: Black leather seats; burl walnut dashboard and door cappings; black carpets
  • Equipment: 13x6 Minilite alloy wheels, Sportspack wheel arches, four spotlamps
  • Production: 500

Mini Printemps[edit]

  • Market: France
  • Year: 1979
  • Engine: 998 cc
  • Exterior colour:
    • Beige metallic
  • Production: 500

Mini S[edit]

  • Market: France
  • Year: 1979
  • Engine: 998 cc
  • Exterior colour:
    • Bleu Nuit
    • Black

Mini Silver Bullet[edit]

  • Market: Germany
  • Year: 1995
  • Engine: 1,275 cc
  • Exterior colour:
    • Silver Metallic
  • Exterior trim: Body-coloured wheel arches
  • Decals/badges: Coachlines with "Silver Bullet" decals
  • Interior: Full black leather seats with red piping; elm dashboard, door cappings, door pulls, and gear knob; black leather gaiter; Magnolia instruments; black carpets
  • Equipment: 13x6 five-spoke "Revolution" alloy wheels, Sportspack wheel arches, twin spotlamps
  • Production: 400 for Germany

The steering wheel used in the Silver Bullet is a RAID model 13D.

Mini Silverstone[edit]

  • Market: Germany
  • Year: 1993
  • Engine: 1,275 cc
  • Exterior colour:
    • Black
  • Decals/badges: Coachlines and crossed-checkered-flag "Silverstone" decals
  • Interior: Leather seat edging with cloth inserts and red piping; birdseye maple dashboard, door cappings, and gear knob; maroon carpets
  • Equipment: 6x13 "Revolution" alloy wheels, "German" wheel arches

Mini Twinings[edit]

  • Market: France
  • Year: 1991
  • Engine: 998 cc
  • Exterior colour:
    • Black

Mini Woodbury[edit]

  • Market: France
  • Year: 1992
  • Engine: 1,275 cc
  • Exterior colour:
    • Black
  • Interior: Beige leather stamped with "Arc de Triomphe"; walnut dashboard
  • Equipment: 12-inch steel wheels with full wheel covers
  • Production: 500

Other[edit]

Mini 1000 'Stripey' LE[edit]

Mini 1000
  • Year: 1976 (January)
  • Based on: Mini 1000
  • Engine: 998 cc
  • Exterior colours:
    • Brooklands Green
    • White
  • Exterior trim: Chrome, chrome mirrors
  • Decals/badges: Gold coachlines
  • Interior: Striped orange MGB-style 'deckchair' seats
  • Equipment: Reclining seats, face-level vents, two door mirrors
  • Production: 3,000

Mini 1100 Special[edit]

  • Year: 1979
  • Based on: Mini 1000
  • Engine: 1098 cc
  • Exterior colours:
    • Metallic Silver (MMB - BLVC202)
    • Metallic Rose (CMM - BLVC303)
  • Exterior trim: Chrome Clubman-style rear bumpers, black-centered grille, vinyl roof
  • Decals/badges: Wide shaded side stripes, Mini special A-panel decals, "Special" grill badge, "Mini 1100" boot badge
  • Interior: Tartan check trim with centre console, two-spoke sports steering wheel
  • Equipment: Exacton 10-inch alloy wheels, 165/70x10 tyres, Innocenti wheelarch extensions, side indicators, twin door mirrors, 1275 GT instrumentation, radio, clock and cigarette lighter
  • Production: 5,100

Built to celebrate the Mini's 20th anniversary, the 1100 Special was the only round-nose Mini to be supplied with the 1098 cc engine in the UK. British Leyland supplemented the original run of 2,500 cars with an additional 2,600 due to its popularity.

Mini Sprite[edit]

  • Year: 1983 (August)
  • Based on: Mini City
  • Engine: 998 cc
  • Exterior colours:
    • Cinnabar Red (CMT - BLVC399)
    • Primula Yellow (FMP - BLVC442)
  • Exterior trim: Black bumpers and grille centre
  • Decals/badges: Tapering side stripes with "Sprite" logo
  • Interior: Grey Herringbone seat facings
  • Equipment: Exacton 10-inch alloy wheels with 165/70R10 tyres, Mini special wheel arch extensions, twin door mirrors, 1275GT instrumentation
  • Production: 2,500

The Mini Sprite was released in anticipation of the 25th anniversary of the Mini. Its name revived the old Austin-Healey name last used in 1971. The Sprite was intended to be an intermediate trim level between the "City" and the "Mayfair".

Mini Studio 2[edit]

  • Year: 1990 (June)
  • Based on: Mini City
  • Engine: 998 cc
  • Exterior colour:
    • Black (PDE - BLVC373)
    • Nordic Blue (JQV - BLVC863)
    • Storm Grey (LOZ - BLVC867)
  • Exterior trim: Chrome grille, black bumpers
  • Decals/badges: Studio 2 Decals, green stripe and three green dots below the window line
  • Interior: Doeskin seat covers with green diagonal stripe, three-spoked steering wheel with unique green Mini badge.
  • Equipment: full-width wheeltrims, opening rear quarterlights and an R750 stereo, 12' steel wheels with hubcaps, front disc brakes.
  • Production: 1,500 for UK (RHD), 500 for Germany (LHD)

The Studio 2 name was first used on the Metro in 1987/88.

Mini Neon[edit]

  • Year: 1991 (February)
  • Based on: Mini City
  • Engine: 998 cc
  • Exterior colour:
    • Nordic Blue (JQV - BLVC863)
    • Pearlescent Caribbean Blue (UME - BLVC911)
  • Exterior trim: Chrome bumpers, door handles, grille surround and exhaust tailpipe
  • Decals/badges: Coachlines with "Neon by Mini" decals.
  • Interior: Chevron velour with Neon badge on steering wheel.
  • Equipment: Full-width wheel trims, standard passenger side door mirror, R280 digital radio/cassette, hinged rear windows
  • Production: 1,500

The "Neon" was originally meant to be produced in Caribbean Blue Pearlecent, but problems with the new paint meant that the production version was made in Nordic Blue, at least one was produced in Caribbean Blue and sold by Startins of Redditch. The "Neon" decals on the car still had a Caribbean Blue border, which was meant to blend with the paintwork, so looked a little odd on the Nordic cars.

Mini Cabriolet[edit]

  • Year: 1991 (June)
  • Based on: Mini Cooper
  • Engine: 1275 cc
  • Exterior colour:
    • Pearlescent Cherry Red
  • Exterior trim: "LAMM" body kit
  • Decals/badges: Cabriolet badge on boot. Coachlines with "LAMM" decals
  • Interior: Wood-grain dash, three-instrument binnacle, wooden door cappings and gear knob, Mayfair seats and trim, leather steering wheel
  • Equipment: Clarion CRH50 stereo, Revolite alloy wheels
  • Production: 100

Rover first ordered 75 cars from Lamm Autohaus, and this was shortly followed by an order for an additional 25. After the success of this limited edition, Rover went into full-time production on the Mini Cabriolet.

Mini British Open Classic[edit]

  • Year: 1992 (June)
  • Based on: Mini Mayfair
  • Engine: 1,275 cc
  • Exterior colour:
    • British Racing Green (HAF - BLVC617)
  • Exterior trim: Chrome bumpers, grille, and handles; body-color door mirrors; black wheelarch extensions and sill finishers
  • Decals/badges: Coachlines with "British Open Classic" decals and coat of arms
  • Interior: Stone Beige Countryman Tweed upholstery with leather inserts and green piping, cream leather steering wheel, matching doorcards and seatbelts, label stitched to seats reading "By Appointment to Her Majesty the Queen"
  • Equipment: Electrically operated full-length Webasto sunroof, Minilite-style alloy wheels, R552 stereo, opening rear windows
  • Production: 1,000 for UK

The folding sunroof that appeared on the British Open Classic had been an option on Japanese cars for some time.

Mini Italian Job[edit]

  • Year: 1992 (October)
  • Based on: Mini Mayfair
  • Engine: 1,275 cc
  • Exterior colour:
    • Flame Red (COF - BLVC818)
    • Metallic British Racing Green (HAM - BLVC1216)
    • Diamond White (NMN - BLVC655)
    • Electric Blue (NMN - BLVC997)
  • Exterior trim: Body-coloured wing mirrors, white grilles, black bumpers.
  • Decals/badges: Bonnet stripes, "Italian Job" badge, crossed Italian and British flag decals
  • Interior: Black tweed, three-spoke steering wheel with Italian flag on steering wheel and front seats
  • Equipment: Tinted glass, twin driving lamps, opening rear quarter windows
  • Production: 1,000 for UK, 750 for Italy

Inspired by the 1969 film "The Italian Job", these cars were made to look like Coopers though they produced only 50 hp.

Mini Rio[edit]

Mini Rio
  • Year: 1993 (June)
  • Based on: Mini Sprite
  • Engine: 1,275 cc
  • Exterior colour:
    • Black (PDE - BLVC373)
    • Pearlescent Caribbean Blue (UME - BLVC911)
    • Metallic Polynesian Turquoise (UMG - BLVC966)
  • Exterior trim: Chrome bumpers
  • Decals/badges: "Rio" Decals on flanks and boot
  • Interior: Black with bright green Spira panels on doors and seats.
  • Equipment: R562 radio/cassette
  • Production: 750

The colours offered on the Rio were usually extra-cost options on the standard Mini Sprite.

Mini Tahiti[edit]

  • Year: 1993 (October)
  • Based on: Mini Sprite
  • Engine: 1,275 cc
  • Exterior colour:
    • Tahiti Blue (JMP - BLVC65)
  • Exterior trim: Chrome bumpers
  • Decals/badges: "Tahiti" Decals with silhouetted palm trees on flanks and boot
  • Interior: Black trim with blue-and-black door and seat inserts, colour-coded seat belts
  • Equipment: Minilite-style alloy wheels, R652 radio/cassette
  • Production: 500

Mini Sidewalk / Mini Tartan[edit]

  • Also known as: Mini Tartan (Japan)
  • Year: 1995 (June)
  • Based on: Mini Sprite
  • Engine: 1,275 cc
  • Exterior colour:
    • Charcoal Metallic
    • Kingfisher Blue
    • Diamond White
  • Exterior trim: Chrome bumpers
  • Decals/badges: "Sidewalk" decals
  • Interior: Red seat belts and blue tartan trim
  • Equipment: Radio/cassette
  • Production: 1,000 for UK

Mini Equinox[edit]

  • Year: 1996 (April)
  • Based on: Mini Sprite
  • Engine: 1,275 cc
  • Exterior colour:
    • Ameranth (KMN - BLVC1223)
    • Charcoal Grey (LVD - BLVC574)
    • Platinum Silver (MNX - BLVC1209)
  • Exterior trim: Chrome bumpers and grille
  • Decals/badges: Coachlines with "Equinox" Decals (astrological theme)
  • Interior: Purple and black moon-and-stars printed fabric seat inserts with leather edging
  • Equipment: Tinted glass, opening rear quarter windows, R660 radio/cassette, alarm/immobilizer
  • Production: 750

Mini ERA Turbo[edit]

  • Year: 1990
  • Engine: 1,275 cc Turbocharged
  • Exterior colour:
    • Flame Red (COF - BLVC818)
    • British Racing Green (HAF - BLVC617)
  • Other special order colours:
    • Black
    • White
    • Silver
  • Exterior trim: Body kit, grille with ERA badge, five-spoke wheels with ERA emblem, rear windscreen wiper
  • Decals/badges: Turbo bonnet badge, ERA badge fitted to rear, ERA ID plate on slam panel
  • Interior: Available in full- or half-leather modified Austin Metro seats
  • Equipment: Two speakers fitted to parcel shelf, radio (same manufacturer)
  • Production: 99 UK & 337 Japan

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