MINI Seven Nameplate Revived as Special Edition Model

The MINI Seven has been introduced as a special edition model.

As the first design model of the current MINI generation, the MINI Seven gets its name from the very first MINI that was introduced in 1959. Unfortunately, the special edition model doesn’t have any retro-inspired styling. Instead, it receives a silver roof, silver stripes on the hood and silver accents with specific Seven emblems on the fenders. The MINI Seven will be available in Lapisluxury Blue, British Racing Green, black or white in three- and five-door trim.

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On the inside, the MINI Seven receives sport seats finished in leather and cloth while piano black trim can be found on the center console and door panels. Seven emblems can also be found throughout the interior, signifying the special edition model.

Nothing has been done under the hood, which means the 1.5-liter turbocharged three-cylinder engine retains its 134 horsepower and 162 pound-feet of torque. It will also be available in MINI Cooper S guise, which has a 2.0-liter turbocharged four-cylinder engine with 189 hp and 207 lb-ft of torque.

The MINI Seven is expected to go on sale as a 2017 model year with pricing and availability being announced closer to its launch.

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