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Mini Roadster 1.6 Cooper 2Dr Petrol Roadster

13/63 Reg | 26,837 miles | Petrol | White | Manual

Vauxhall Chingford

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MPG

Insurance groups range from 1 to 50 and dictates the cost of the vehicles insurance. The higher the group, the higher the insurance will be for the vehicle.

Insurance Group

BHP rates the engine performance of vehicles and stands for the brake horsepower.

Performance (BHP)

CO2 is the amount of carbon dioxide emitted by the vehicle in grams per kilometre travelled, the lower the CO2 emissions the cleaner the vehicle is for the environment.

CO2 (g/km)

The total number of seats in the vehicle.

Number Of Seats

Road Tax is based upon the CO2 emissions of the vehicle and is split into 13 bands from A to M. The higher the letter the greater the cost of tax paid to drive the vehicle on public roads. In addition to the road tax detailed below, any vehicle that had a manufacturers retail price in excess of £40,000 when first sold, attracts a road tax supplement of an additional £310 per year. This is charged until the vehicle is 6 years old.

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"1 OWNER, stunning Mini Roadster, OUTSTANDING VALUE, this car has very low mileage, HUGE SPEC and looks and drives like new. Call Today for a test drive!!!"

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  • Air Conditioning
  • Climate Control
  • Alloy Wheels
  • Bluetooth
  • 1 Owner
  • CD Player
Specification
Body Glass
2 speed wipers+intermittent wipe
Heated rear window with auto timer
Anti trapping/one touch open close front windows
Brakes
ASC+T
ABS/EBD
DSC - Dynamic Stability Control
CBC - (Cornering brake control)
Driver Aids
Rear park distance control
Speed sensitive power steering
Driver Convenience
Push button starter
Driver Information
Service interval indicator
Oil level indicator
Exterior temperature gauge
Brake Fluid Level Warning Light
Brake pad wear indicator warning light
Acoustic seat-belt warning
Sports button
Driving Mirrors
Electrically adjustable door mirrors
Heated door mirrors/heated windscreen washers
Entertainment
Radio BOOST + single slot CD
DAB digital radio module
Auxiliary input socket
Exterior Body Features
Chrome door handles
Chrome bumper inserts
Chrome plated radiator grille
Chrome exhaust tailpipe
Body coloured bumpers
Chrome tailgate handle
Chrome bezels around rear lights and headlights
Chrome plated trim on bottom edge of window
Side air inlets
Metal look door sill finishers
Adaptive rear spoiler
Exterior Lights
Follow me home headlights
Heating/Cooling/Ventilation
Active carbon filter
Air recirculation system
Interior Features
Through load facility
Anthracite headlining
Reach + rake adjustable steering column
Internal chrome door handles
Centre console storage
4 boot load lashing points
Cup holders
Interior world - Carbon black
Sensatec gearshift and handbrake
Interior Lights
Luggage compartment lighting
Front interior light
Safety
Driver and passenger airbags
Seatbelt pretensioners
Fuel cut off safety device
3 point seatbelts
Tyre pressure warning
Head airbags
Passenger airbag deactivation system
Driver/front passenger side airbags
Crash Sensor - activates hazard/interior lighting + unlocks doors
Seats
Driver's seat height adjuster
Front head restraints
Front passenger seat height adjust
Security
Locking wheel bolts
Remote central locking/doors+fuel cap+tailgate
Remote control alarm
Anti-theft wheel bolts
Electronic immobiliser
Drive away door locking
Second remote key
Vanity Mirrors
Driver/passenger sunvisors and vanity mirrors

The specification listed for this vehicle was standard when purchased new. The actual specification may vary, for confirmation, please contact our sales department.

Ten Second Review

At last MINI has built us a proper sportscar. The rakish Roadster is based on the Coupe model, offering two seats and a whole lot of fresh air fun. It targets Mazda's MX-5 with a more sophisticated, up to date and efficient package. Will it appeal beyond traditional MINI customers though? To succeed, it will need to.

Background

Whatever you think about MINI, you can't deny that it's bought a spark to the small car market. Something much needed in a segment now a shadow of its former self, that of affordable Roadsters. Once, this sector hosted all manner of makers - Alfa Romeo, Toyota, Renault, Fiat - all trying to emulate the purist appeal of the two cars that best encapsulate the Roadster concept in the minds of modernday motorists tempted towards it. Mazda's MX-5 for those needing everyday transport. Lotus' Elise for those with something more practical in the garage. Today, unless you're prepared to consider something as outlandish as a Caterham 7, only these two cars remain, extremes in what is a pretty extreme kind of market. But what if you could have a bit of both, along with an added dash of MINI magic? Something like this, the MINI Roadster. Here then, is the sixth different MINI bodystyle, following Hatch, Convertible, Clubman estate, Countryman five-door and Coupe. And it's the Coupe that's made this variant possible, donating all the underpinnings that make this Roadster quite a different proposition from the standard MINI Convertible. As focused as a Lotus, yet a car that you could use every day if you needed to. A bit of fun in a world that sorely needs it. And a car we're going to put to the test.

Driving Experience

A Roadster should be a more involving thing than a simple convertible. You don't, after all, make something into a sportscar just by chopping the top off it. And a MINI Convertible isn't, by any stretch, a sportscar, even in its most powerful forms. This is. And all the reasons why are reasons why MINI Convertible customers won't like it. The sharper, dartier steering, the much firmer ride, the acute angle of the windscreen and the way its header rail is positioned close to your head. Heck, even the lack of rear seats. All of this is exactly as it should be, both to position this Roadster MINI as a model in its own right and to pitch it as a credible alternative to an MX-5 or an Elise. All derivatives have 'Cooper' badges in homage to John Cooper, legendary F1 designer, which means that petrol power is provided by the usual BMW-developed, British-built 1.6 in normally aspirated 122bhp form and turbocharged 184 and 211bhp trim. The fastest version has 'John Cooper Works' badging, but even the much more affordable Cooper S version manages 7.0s and 141mph, while the entry-level Cooper model that will mop up most sales delivers 9.2s and 124mph. As every performance person knows though, torque - pulling power - has far more to do with real world speed than 0-60 stats and for this, the Roadster king of the range is the 2.0-litre 143bhp SD diesel version which has 305Nm of it, enough to steam to sixty in 8.1s on the way to 132mph.

Design and Build

This certainly won't be the sleekest-looking car of its kind you've ever seen, but the 13-degrees of increased rake in the windscreen does lend it a racier look, especially when the roof's down, with a waistline that rises gently along the body length towards the strikingly stepped rear end that makes reverse parking so awkward. Not as awkward, it must be said, as it is on a MINI Convertible, for in this case the roof folds in lower, flush with the rear deck and snug below its own integrated tonneau cover, rather than concertinaing back and sitting stacked on the rear end like a pram's hood as it does on the Convertible. Despite all this, over the shoulder rearward visibility still isn't the best - but then roadsters were never meant to be perfectly practical, as you'll discover upon seating yourself inside where you'll find that the racier angle of the windscreen leaves the header rail positioned rather closer to your head than you might ideally like. The thickness of this rail might also be an issue for taller drivers, but it's necessary in order to secure the latching mechanism for the single-skin canvas roof. At the onset of inclement weather, you simply press the button that will raise the fabric top in just five seconds. That's ten seconds quicker than the MIN Convertible can manage, but in this case, you do have to manually complete the process at the end by clicking the latch into place. Hood up, you've a roofline that's 20mm lower than that of the ordinary soft-topped MINI but getting in and out is still relatively easy.

Market and Model

Expect to pay somewhere in the £18,000 to £25,000 bracket for your MINI Roadster. To put that into perspective, you're talking there about a premium somewhere between £1,000 and £1,300 over the MINI Coupe model upon which this car is based. Whichever MINI Roadster model you choose, you should find most of the basic equipment items you'd expect. Things like alloy wheels, air conditioning and MP3-compatible CD stereo with a DAB radio and an AUX-in connection, power heated mirrors and rear parking sensors that'll come in very useful given the limited rearward visibility this bodyshape provides when trying to slot into a tight space. Safety kit includes the usual electronic assistance for stability traction and braking, plus stainless steel rollover bars and twin front and head thorax airbags. But of course, your dealer will hope this to be just the starting point for a far-reaching foray into the options list. To be fair, you're probably going to struggle to sell this car on unless you equip it with at least a few extra-cost must-haves. Here, I'd single out the eight-year fixed-priced servicing package, heated seats and the Chili Pack. Chili spec includes the sports seats, the wind deflector and the extended storage this car shouldn't be without as well as most of the special stuff you'll want like smarter alloy wheels, Bi-Xenon headlights, front foglamps, a trip computer, a multifunction steering wheel and Bluetooth compatibility for your mobile 'phone.

Cost of Ownership

MINI's MINIMALISM efficiency package ensures that this Roadster will remain as affordable as any car of this kind should be to run. Thanks to things like Brake Energy Regeneration, electric power steering that draws nothing from the engine in the straight-ahead position, a needs-based operation of ancillary components and, most importantly, an Auto Start/Stop system that cuts the engine when you don't need it, stuck in traffic or waiting at the lights, the running cost figures are able to better those of a rival Mazda MX-5 by over 20%. If you want specifics, then you'll find this Roadster in 122PS Cooper guise able to deliver 49.6mpg on the combined cycle and 133g/km of CO2. Figures hardly affected by re-tuning this engine to 184PS in the Cooper S variant, a car which delivers 47.1mpg and 139g/km. For a tempting balance of power with parsimony, the 143PS Cooper SD will take some beating, able to serve up your Roadster thrills while returning 62.8mpg on the combined cycle and 118g/km of CO2. A gear shift indicator on the dash should help owners get somewhere near these kinds of returns on a day-to-day basis. A word of warning though: specifying the 6-speed automatic gearbox will hit these figures by around 15%.

2 speed wipers+intermittent wipe, ASC+T, Rear park distance control, Push button starter, Service interval indicator, Electrically adjustable door mirrors, Radio BOOST + single slot CD, Chrome door handles...

Performance
Performance
0 to 60 mph (secs)
0 to 62 mph (secs)9.2
Engine Power - BHP122
Engine Power - KW90
Engine Power - PS
Engine Power - RPM6000
Engine Torque - LBS.FT118
Engine Torque - MKG16
Engine Torque - NM160
Engine Torque - RPM4250
Top Speed124
Green Stats
Emissions - ICE
CO2 (g/km)133 (g/km)
Standard Euro EmissionsEURO 6
Fuel Consumption - ICE
EC Combined (mpg)49.6
EC Directive 1999/100/EC Applies
EC Extra Urban (mpg)57.6
EC Urban (mpg)39.2

Cash Price

The Cash Price is the ‘On the road price’ that the Dealership offers the vehicle at the point of sale. This is derived from any Manufacturer or Dealer savings from the Recommended Retail Price listed by the Manufacturer.

With thousands of models available we can offer you a competitive cash price quotation against any of our vehicles.

Our deals and offers change on a daily basis so please contact us for most up to date cash price.

PCP

PCP (Personal Contract Purchase) a simple cost effective way to buy your new or nearly new car.
You choose the car, the deposit, how long you want the contract to run for and the mileage you intend to do. You will then receive a quote for fixed cost motoring for the length of the contract. At the end of the contract you have a choice to either buy the car outright for an agreed lump sum (the GFV or final balloon payment), or hand the vehicle back to the lender.

HP

Hire Purchase allows you to take ownership of a car once all payments are made.

This is one of the most popular methods to buy a new vehicle. You pay an initial deposit, then pay off the balance in monthly payments over an agreed period of time, when the payments are complete the car is yours.

One of the main benefits with Hire Purchase is the ability to buy a high value vehicle on monthly payments.
Hire Purchase allows you to tailor your finance package as deposit, length of time and monthly payments are all flexible.

Lease

Personal contract hire is very similar to normal contract hire, but is exclusively for private individuals. This is one of the most common form of leasing.
With a personal contract hire agreement you take control of a car for a contractual period – usually referred to as the ‘lease period’. You will make fixed monthly payments for the duration of the contract – when the contract expires you will simply return the car and take out a new personal contract hire lease. PCH means you never have to worry about resale values of your car.

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