2019 Mini Cooper Hardtop and Convertible refreshes Detroit-bound

Roadshow | 1/9/2018 | Kyle Hyatt
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Mini fans, rejoice, because your little Anglo-Teutonic go-karts are getting a refresh for the 2019 model year, sort of.

The Mini Cooper and its various derivatives have garnered legions of fans since hitting the US market in 2002, and while the Mini name is no longer a particularly apt descriptor for the brand's offerings, the current F55/66 generation that debuted in 2014 has remained a popular choice among those looking for a smallish fun car.

Today - Mini - Versions - F55/66 - Mini

Today, Mini announced refreshed versions of its F55/66 Mini Cooper Hardtop (both two-door and four-door) and Convertible models are headed for next week's Detroit Auto Show. The most-significant 2019 model-year exterior changes come in the form of three new colors, optional LED headlights and new LED Union Jack taillights.

We'll pause here to give Mini fans a chance to rejoice over Union Jack taillights, and everyone else a chance to cringe a little.

New - Wheels - Minis - Company - Redone

New lightweight wheels are available, and all new Minis will receive the company's redone corporate badge, which is more basic and flat-looking than the previous set...
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