15 Feb 2021: MINI Clubman and Countryman models get a new Shadow Edition
BMW-owned MINI has launched a Shadow Edition of its Clubman hatchback and Countryman SUV in the UK.
As for the highlights, the premium vehicles sport a refreshed styling and offer an upmarket cabin with many new features. They are available with a choice of Cooper and Cooper S petrol engines.
Here's our roundup.
Exteriors: MINI Clubman and Countryman Shadow Edition: At a glance
The MINI Clubman and Countryman Shadow Edition sport a glossy black paintwork with contrasting mirror caps and a silver roof.
They come with black roof rails, a Shadow logo on the lower roof, a large spoiler, LED lights, and a special graphic on the bonnet as well as A-pillar.
The cars run on 19-inch John Cooper Works Circuit Spoke alloy wheels.
Fact: Power and performance
The MINI Shadow Editions are offered with a choice of a 134hp, 1.5-liter petrol engine (Cooper) and a 175hp, 2.0-liter petrol mill (Cooper S) linked to manual and automatic gearboxes. The Countryman also comes as a plug-in hybrid with an electric range of around 48km.
Interiors: A peek inside the cabin
The Shadow Edition has an Anthracite headlining, piano black trim, JCW sports seats, a 5.5-inch digital display cockpit, MINI driving modes, and a leather-wrapped steering wheel.
The optional 'Excitement Pack' offers MINI logo projection and LED mood lighting, while the 'Navigation Pack' includes an 8.8-inch display with Apple CarPlay and MINI Navigation.
Comfort, Comfort Plus, and Navigation Plus packs are also available.
Fact: What about the pricing?
In the UK, the MINI Clubman Shadow Edition carries a starting price-tag of £26,805 (roughly Rs. 27 lakh) while the Countryman starts at £28,755 (approximately Rs. 29 lakh). The bookings are now open and deliveries should commence in April.