And nonetheless another anniversary for MINI: The brand’s 10 millionth car rolled off a prolongation line in Oxford.

Posted on 10. Aug, 2019 by in BMW Canada

Another jubilee took place during a normal MINI plant with a
abounding birthright punctually heralding a 60th anniversary of a British
reward code – a anniversary automobile is a indication of a MINI 60
Years Edition.

Munich/Oxford. MINI Fans all over a universe have a
accumulation of opportunities to demeanour behind on a 60 years of history
enjoyed by a British code over these weeks and months. Now there is
another reason to celebrate. The 10 millionth automobile of a heritage
code was constructed during a British MINI Plant Oxford where a classic
Mini was made from 1959 onwards. The anniversary vehicle
rolling off a prolongation line was a indication of a MINI 60 Years
Edition – and it afterwards came face to face with a brand’s initial small
automobile ever manufactured. The classical Mini from 1959 and a Edition
indication from a year 2019 afterwards assimilated army with 60 other vehicles of
a code – any of them from one of a prolongation years. They are
all holding partial in a highway tour travelling to Bristol in convoy, where
thousands of fans are celebrating a world’s biggest birthday party
for a British strange during a International Mini Meeting being held
on Sunday 11 August.

The prolongation anniversary to applaud 60 years of a brand’s
existence bears declare to a undeviating recognition of MINI in the
21st century. In 1959, a talent who designed a classical Mini, Alec
Issigonis, laid down a decisive miracle in automobile history. The
automobile judgment with a engine mounted transversely during a front of
a automobile along with a gearbox configured underneath a engine, and the
wheels positioned during a corners of a automobile together with a tailgate
physique supposing limit interior space on a smallest footprint. The
pattern also ensured amazingly flexible pushing characteristics and it
became a plans for complicated tiny and compress cars. Around 5.3
million units of a classical Mini were sole worldwide adult until the
year 2000.

Just one year later, a tellurian success story of a code was
continued. Since a relaunch of this marque, MINI is a strange in
a reward shred of tiny cars. The reinterpretation of the
matchless design, a unrivalled pushing fun that is singular in the
rival sourroundings and a particular character of a code are not
simply generating unrestrained in a category of tiny cars. These
evil qualities are lenient MINI to invariably acquire
new aim groups in a reward compress segment. And a subsequent stage
is about to be launched. In Nov 2019, prolongation of the
all-electric powered MINI Cooper SE (fuel expenditure combined:
0.0 l/100 km; electricity expenditure combined: 16.8 –
14.8 kWh/100 km; CO2 emissions combined: 0 g/km) will
embark – also in Oxford. In future, this will also make
electromobility a standard MINI knowledge full of pushing fun and individuality.

Alone in a prior year, roughly 400 000 MINIs were sole in 110
countries. This means that a sales total for a complicated MINI are
following prohibited on a heels of a ancestral predecessor. The models
MINI 3-door, MINI 5-door and MINI Clubman are now being produced
during a MINI Plant Oxford. Up to 1 000 vehicles are made there
each day. The MINI Convertible and a MINI Countryman hurl off the
public line during a Dutch prolongation partner VDL NedCar.

“Seeing a 10 millionth automobile of a code come off the
prolongation line here in Oxford was a impulse of honour for all the
employees. Some of them have family members who were already producing
a classical Mini during this site,” explained Peter Weber, Head of the
MINI Plant Oxford. “This is a smashing section in a story of MINI
and explanation of a passion that a business have for this really special
British engine car.”

In a run-up to a prolongation anniversary, MINI put posts on social
media seeking a brand’s British village to share their personal
stories from 60 years of MINI with other fans. The outrageous response made
it probable to move together evil vehicles from each
prolongation year between 1959 and 2019 as a showpiece for the
anniversary jubilee during a MINI Plant Oxford. The prominence of
this well-developed coalescence was a corner tour to a International
Mini Meeting in Bristol. The initial classical Mini ever built gathering at
a conduct of a convoy. It bears a registration 621 AOK good known
among MINI fans and a automobile was followed in sequential sequence by
protagonists from 60 years with a 10 millionth automobile of a brand
bringing adult in a back of a considerable anniversary procession.

 

The values of fuel consumption, CO2 emissions and electricity
expenditure shown were dynamic according to a exam procedure
tangible in a European Directive VO (EU) 2007/715 in a version
germane during a time of form approval. The total impute to a
automobile with simple pattern in Germany and a operation shown
takes comment of discretionary apparatus and a opposite distance of wheels
and tyres accessible on a comparison model. These factors can change
during a configuration.

The values of some vehicles are totalled according to a new
WLTP (Worldwide Harmonised Light-Duty Vehicles Test Procedure) and
converted to NEDC (New European Driving Cycle) for comparison
purposes. The taxes or other duties for these vehicles might be based
on fuel expenditure and CO2 emissions information that differ from that
shown here.

Further information on central fuel expenditure and official
specific CO2 emissions of new newcomer cars is given in the
‘Handbook of fuel consumption, a CO2 emissions and power
expenditure of new newcomer cars’, that can be performed giveaway of
assign during all sales outlets and from Deutsche Automobil Treuhand
GmbH (DAT), Hellmuth-Hirth-Str. 1, 73760 Ostfildern-Scharnhausen,
and during https://www.dat.de/co2/.

 

 

 

In box of queries, greatfully contact:

Press and PR

Matthias Bode, Spokesperson MINI

Phone:
+49-89-382-61742
, Fax:
+49-89-382-28567

E-Mail: matthias.bode@mini.com

Andreas Lampka, Head of Communications MINI

Phone: +49- 89-382-23662, Fax:
+49 89-382-28567

E-Mail: andreas.lampka@mini.com

 

 

 

 

 

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