The first Mini Clubman made a strong statement in 1969, as designer Roy Haynes described it: "The assumption that only unattractive objects can be practical has vanished." From 1969 and 1981, the extraordinary automobile with style generated a stir with its trademark split doors at the back. At the time, the Mini Clubman was a station wagon with a large wheelbase and an expanded shooting-brake body that dominated the automotive industry.
The MINI Clubman's new model from 2007 offers a contemporary rendition of the traditional shooting-brake idea. There is just one rear door on the right side of the car, which opens to the back. The MINI Clubman grew to 4.25 meters in length with the third model generation in 2015, becoming more roomy and comfortable owing to a wider wheelbase and two full-sized rear side doors.
The MINI Clubman, with its unusual split rear doors, remains one of the most flexible MINI vehicles to date. The large load aperture makes loading the baggage compartment, which now accommodates up to 1,250 liters, simple. The Final Edition, which is now limited to 1,969 units, commemorates the year that the renowned Mini Clubman was founded and blends the particular brand legacy with exclusive design features and powerful attributes.
Exclusivity of its own kind !
MINI Cooper S Clubman Final Edition 131 kW/178 horsepower has long stood for driving dynamics, elegance, and comfort. It is offered as a Cooper, Cooper S, the respective diesel models, or with all-wheel drive as a special edition in Nanuq White, Enigmatic Black, and Melting Silver. The limited edition pays homage to the unique talent's creative heritage with appealing touches in the color Shimmer Copper. The surrounds and top third of the radiator grille crossbar, as well as the model-typical MINI Cooper S Blade and side scuttles, are in the gleaming edition color. The graphic pattern on the 18-inch light-alloy wheels in the Final Edition Spoke 2-tone design is likewise coated in a tinted clear lacquer similar to that used on the wheels.
MINI-typical slim lines enhance the extended body of the distinctive shooting-brake design in the lower portion of the side doors. These can also be found on the driver's side of the bonnet and the right side of the split doors.
The glittering "Final Edition" text, as well as the "1 of 1969" emblem on the side of the C-pillar, beautifully denote the unique edition. The Union Jack tail lights allude to the MINI Clubman's British heritage.
Tasty Interior details !
The inside of the MINI Clubman Final Edition highlights the restricted special edition's distinctive ambience with various technical elements. The door sill trims, for example, with the edition-specific "Final Edition" writing, which is also featured on the bottom spoke of the luxurious sports leather steering wheel in Nappa, create a distinct ambiance in the edition model. Dark Maroon leather sports seats with adjustable thigh support and a sewn-in edition badge complement the comfy MINI Yours leather sports seats. An anthracite-colored Pique fabric insert and blue contrasting stitching add a sophisticated touch.
The dark dashboard trim, which is framed by matching trim strips in the matte shimmering Sage Green Dark color and the edition-specific Shimmer Copper color, is the first thing that draws the eye from the central instrument panel. A "1 of 1969" logo on the trim on the passenger side further recalls the inside of the MINI Clubman Final Edition's uniqueness. An emblem in the same style can also be seen on the floor mats, and graphic writing distinguishes the MINI Clubman Final Edition key cap.
An 8.8-inch touch display in the central instrument, the MINI Online digital service, Remote Services, and smartphone connectivity for utilizing Apple CarPlay and other applications via the vehicle's own management system are all standard Connected Media features. The MINI control system's current iteration maximizes the possibilities for quick and easy operation of car functions, audio programmes, communication, navigation, and applications.
The exclusive 1,969 MINI Clubman Final Edition models created will allow MINI enthusiasts to to retain this gentlemans legacy.