In a thrilling launch event today, the highly anticipated MINI Shadow Edition made its grand entrance into the Indian automotive market. This premium offering, locally produced at the prestigious BMW Group Plant Chennai, marks a new era of automotive excellence. The MINI Shadow Edition, available exclusively in a limited quantity of 24 units, is now open for bookings on shop.mini.in. With a starting ex-showroom price of ₹49,00,000, this masterpiece promises a driving experience like no other.
A Captivating Exterior Design
The MINI Shadow Edition boasts an all-black exterior design that exudes sophistication. Complementing this captivating look is a melting silver roof and mirror caps, creating a striking contrast akin to a midnight black sky with a silver lining. This MINI Countryman Edition isn’t just black; it’s metallic, glossy, and monochromatic. The addition of Piano Black Exterior trim, double matt paint on exterior decals, and subtle Shadow Edition elements add an air of mystique. The interplay of light on different elements of the vehicle creates captivating shadows, enhancing its allure.
Luxurious Interior Craftsmanship
Inside the MINI Shadow Edition, modern aesthetics and refined craftsmanship seamlessly blend with practical functionality. The vehicle features MINI Yours Interior Style Shaded Silver and Leather Chester Malt Brown upholstery, creating an inviting ambiance. The thoughtful coordination of upholstery colors with color lines along the door panels, armrest surfaces, and knee pads under the dashboard showcases meticulous attention to detail. The MINI Excitement Pack adds LED interior and ambient lighting. Further, allowing drivers to choose from a range of selectable colors. While also projecting the MINI logo from the exterior mirror on the driver’s side while the cars door is opened or closed.
The MINI Shadow Edition is equipped with a suite of premium features. That include the Harman Kardon Hi-Fi Speaker System, a Panorama Glass Sunroof, and the MINI Wired Package, which includes the MINI Navigation System with Bluetooth mobile connectivity and Touch Controller. Moreover, a Multifunction Digital Display provides essential information. However, while an 8.8-inch touchscreen surrounded by an LED ring offers an intuitive interface for multimedia, phone, and car functions. Wireless charging is standard, ensuring convenience on the go.
Comfort and Practicality
This MINI variant prioritizes comfort and practicality. Electric seat adjustments in the front, including a memory function for the driver, ensure ample head and shoulder space. At the rear, three full-fledged seats provide comfortable accommodations for passengers. Additionally, the boot’s capacity can be expanded from 450 liters to 1,390 liters by folding down the rear backrest with its versatile 40:20:40 split configuration. Moreover, the MINI Shadow Edition comes with a unique Picnic Bench that folds out of the luggage compartment. Further, providing seating for two while protecting clothing with a fender dirt protection flap. The Automatic Tailgate, combined with the Comfort Access System, allows for hands-free opening and closing of the boot.
Power and Performance
Under the hood, the MINI Shadow Edition doesn’t compromise on power. It is powered by the latest MINI TwinPower Turbo Technology, delivering outstanding performance and efficiency. The Mini Shadow comes with a 2-liter 4-cylinder petrol engine with TwinPower Turbo Technology. Further, it generates a peak output of 178 hp/131 kW at 5,000 – 6,000 rpm and a maximum torque of 280 Nm at 1,350 – 4,600 rpm. It accelerates from 0 to 100 km/hr in just 7.5 seconds and boasts a top speed of 225 km/hr. The 7-Speed Double Clutch Steptronic Sport Transmission enhances efficiency and sportiness. Further, offering paddle shifters for an even more engaging driving experience.
Driving Modes and Safety Features
The MINI Shadow Edition features MINI Driving Modes, allowing drivers to tailor their driving experience for comfort, sportiness, or efficiency. In addition to the standard MID mode, there’s a choice of SPORT and GREEN modes. Driver assistance systems comprises of Cruise Control, a Rear View Camera, and Park Distance Control .
Cutting-Edge Safety Technology
Safety is a top priority for the MINI Shadow Edition, with a comprehensive set of standard safety features. Further, it gets 3-Point Seat Belts, front and passenger airbags, Brake Assist, Crash Sensor, Dynamic Stability Control (DSC), Anti-lock Braking System (ABS), Cornering Brake Control, Emergency Spare Wheel, and a Run-flat indicator. The MINIMALISM technology adds an auto start/stop function and electromechanical power steering.
The launch of the MINI Shadow Edition represents a new pinnacle of luxury, performance, and style in the Indian automotive landscape. Moreover, with its limited availability and captivating features. This offering is poised to make a lasting impression on discerning drivers and enthusiasts alike. Don’t miss your chance to experience automotive excellence with the MINI Shadow Edition.
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