Home / Auto News / News article: MINI Baker Street Special Edition Celebrates London History - AutoGuide.com News
 |  Jan 19 2012, 6:00 PM

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With the London Olympics just months away, MINI is celebrating the history of the famous city with two special edition models, the MINI Baker Street (above) and the MINI Bayswater (see here). The Baker Street MINI features new exterior and interior design details developed exclusively for the special edition model.

The Rooftop Grey metallic exterior paint contrasts with special stripes on the hood featuring a subtle V-shape design. For wheels, the Baker Street Cooper features 16-inch, six-star twin-spoke wheels finished in a high-gloss black. To match the wheels, the mirror caps and roof are also done in a glossy black. The MINI Baker Street is also available on Pepper White and Midnight Black exterior shades.

On the inside, traditional British influences give the surfaces of the new seat variant a Cross Check Rooftop Grey shade featuring a diamond pattern. The same shade is also used on the surfaces of the cockpit and door trim. Light grey contrast stitching can be found on the floor mats, gearshift/selector lever, handbrake and seat tags. The Chrome Line is a nice finishing touch on the interior.

The MINI Baker Street takes its name from the address of Sherlock Holmes. 2011 also just so happens to be the 125th anniversary since Sir Arthur Conan Doyle released his first book on the fictional detective.

GALLERY: MINI Baker Street Special Edition

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