Mini unveils ’59-inspired Seven design model

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MINI has launched the first design model of its third-generation supermini. 

Inspired by the first Austin Mini designed by Sir Alec Issigonis in 1959, the Mini Seven has been developed to showcase the distinctive style of the original Mini as well as the modern values of the BMW Group brand.

The Seven joins the Mini Hatch range in five- and three-door form, featuring specially designed exterior and interior looks previously unseen on this generation’s model line-up.

The new model is instantly recognisable by its Mini Yours body finish, which comes as standard in Lapisluxury Blue. The special edition will also be available in Pepper White, Midnight Black and British Racing Green.

A Melting Silver roof and exterior mirror caps come as standard, along with door sill finishers and side scuttles, which bear the Mini Seven logo. It also rides on 17-inch light alloy wheels finished in an exclusive Mini Seven Spoke two-tone design.

In addition to the standard equipment offered, the Mini Seven has its own bespoke option pack – the MiniSeven Chili. This exclusive pack offers customers Mini Yours features such as the Lounge Leather upholstery in Carbon Black and the Mini Yours steering wheel in Walk Nappa leather with a waxed hand-stitched seam.

The Mini Seven will make its UK debut at the Goodwood Festival of Speed from June 23 to 26. Order books are already open, with prices starting from £18,545 OTR for the three-door Seven and from £19,145 for the five-door model.

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