MINI’s latest special edition the MINI Ray, has gone on sale in NZ and gives new owners the chance to personalise their new car through the application of colour specific side scuttles and exterior mirror caps at no extra cost.
In addition to three exterior paint options there are six custom colours available for the side scuttles and mirror caps, meaning a choice between orange, blue, white silver, yellow, pink and green.
“MINI is a fun-loving brand which encourages its owners to have fun with their vehicles,” said the Managing Director of BMW Group New Zealand, Mark Gilbert.
“MINI Ray takes this one step further and allows people to express a little more of their personality through their car.”
A MINI Ray Premium Edition is also available, which in addition to the personalised elements, includes a 6-speed automatic transmission and 16″ alloy wheels.
Both of the new models are powered by a 1.6-litre petrol engine, which develops up to 72kW of power and 153Nm of torque.
The Ray weighs only 1135kg so MINI’s go-kart like handling characteristics are retained, but not at the expense of fuel economy which is rated at 5.4-litres per 100km.
In terms of safety the MINI Ray features ABS brakes, Dynamic Stability Control, Electronic Braking Force Distribution Control and Cornering Brake Control. There’s also driver and front passenger airbags, side airbags for front seats and curtain head bags.
All new MINI models now also come with a three year, unlimited kilometres service plan, which includes warranty and roadside assistance cover.
The new MINI Ray is available for viewing and purchase through the MINI Online Store at www.mini.co.nz, or alternatively visit the MINI Garage in Auckland or Christchurch.
Check out images of some of the available MINI Ray colour combinations in the gallery below.
The recommended retail price for the MINI Ray is from $32,595 (incldg on-road costs and GST) or from $37,595 (incldg on-road costs and GST) for the Ray Premium Edition.