Mini, has, in fact, introduced a tribute model limited to 740 units. This is to celebrate 60 years of collaboration with the Cooper family. They are available as three-door Hardtops and available for sale worldwide. In fact, the Mini Anniversary Edition will be offered in three trim grades: Cooper, Cooper S, and John Cooper Works.
Mini Cooper: Classic Design
The first Mini Cooper did debut in September 1961. It is the brainchild of race legend John Cooper and automotive designer Alec Issignois. They are responsible for the classic Mini design. Racing pioneer John Cooper revolutionized Formula 1 with his mid-engine sports cars, later leading him to work with the vehicle to produce a small series of performance vehicles. The vehicles had larger brakes and increased output from 34 hp to 55 hp. Then, an even more powerful Mini Cooper S would follow. Thus, go forward and lay the foundation for victories at the Monte Carlo Rally in 1964, 1965, and 1967.
The classic Mini sported the number 74. This was during its first successful racing entry. That is what the vehicle’s Anniversary Edition’s production run references. Moreover, the early racing cars that were designed by John Cooper were, in fact, painted green with accents. The new models will come in a classic British racing green or the optional Midnight Black, they are both available in a metallic finish. The more exclusive Rebel Green paint is what the Mini John Cooper Works variant gets.
The roof, exterior door mirror caps, door handles, headlight and taillight trim, and two stripes do adorn the hood come finished in white. They add contrast to the paintwork. Moreover, the other body treatments include a red line across the radiator grille, high gloss piano black trim, and limited edition Cooper badges. In fact, the Anniversary Edition’s suspension gets frequency selective damping. Also rides on 18-inch two-tone wheels. Moreover, among the few equipment options are a Mini Sport aerial and tailpipe trims in carbon finish. In addition, to punched and slotted John Cooper Works brake rotors.