2009 Mini Cooper convertible
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2009 Mini Cooper convertible

Whitby, Ontario – Mini Canada has announced pricing for the redesigned 2009 Mini Convertible models. The Mini Cooper convertible will start at $29,950, while the Cooper S convertible pricing will begin at $36,350.

The new Mini includes an all-new “pop-up” rollover safety system, standard electrohydraulic convertible roof with larger rear window, standard automatic climate control with roof-down mode, an all-new stiffer yet lighter body, and an “Always-Open Timer”, which measures how long the roof has been down.

The Cooper Convertible uses a 1.6-litre four-cylinder engine, producing 118 horsepower and 114 lb-ft of torque, while the Cooper S Convertible uses a turbocharged 1.6-litre four-cylinder that produces 172 horsepower and 177 lb-ft of torque.

Both models will be in Mini showrooms on March 28, 2009.

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