2017MINIConvertible

Conventional gearhead wisdom says to go for the biggest, most powerful engine. For the first two generations of Mini Convertible, this was a no-brainer. You bought the Cooper S. But as Senior Editor Alex Kierstein argued in our first drive of the Cooper S soft top, the less-powerful Cooper…

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2017 MINI Convertible - 2dr (John Cooper Works)
2dr (John Cooper Works)
MSRP:
$35,600
Engine:
2.0L I-4
MPG:
22 City / 31 HWY
2016 Mini Cooper Convertible First Drive

Sometimes, buying on a budget isn't so bad.

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2016 Mini Cooper Convertible First Drive
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