MINI Malaysia is offering the limited edition MINI Countryman JCW Design Edition at a special rate this Chinese New Year. From now until 31 March 2017, you can get the new MINI Countryman JCW Design Edition at any MINI Authorized Dealerships nationwide at a special financing rate of 1.25%. This special ownership programme also includes the Ultimate Protection Programme and Enhanced Road Warrior by MINI Insurance (underwritten by Allianz General Insurance Company (Malaysia) Bhd), as well as a 5-Year Unlimited Mileage Warranty with Free Scheduled Service.
All MINI dealerships nationwide will also be organising open houses where visitors and new owners of the new MINI Countryman JCW Design Edition will receive festive ‘Ang Pow’ packets and MINI merchandise for test drives.
There will also be activities for the whole family like Fortune Sticks, MINI Maze, Wheel of Challenges, and Darts of Prosperity where you stand a chance win MINI merchandise for the festive Lunar New Year.
Mr. Han Sang Yun, Managing Director and CEO of BMW Group Malaysia said of this new MINI Countryman variant, “One glimpse at the new MINI Countryman JCW Design Edition and you would know that this MINI commands presence and was created for the MINI enthusiast inspired by performance and motorsports. The new MINI carries the John Cooper Works expression with pride and inspires the adventurer in us all in style.”
The John Cooper Works Aerodynamic Kit lends the new MINI Countryman JCW Design Edition a powerful and striking appearance, reflecting its sporting heritage. The full kit which includes front splitter, side skirts, side scuttles, rear diffuser and door sill makes the car look even more sporty and muscular than usual. The MINI Countryman JCW Design Edition is also dressed with John Cooper Works Sport Stripes which run parallel from the front to back and on the sides of the car.
Additionally, the new MINI Countryman JCW Design Edition is the only MINI to offer the unique interchangeable MINI LED door projectors which projects a graphic onto the ground when the doors are opened. Other than the MINI logo, you also get a choice of a Union Jack design and a John Cooper Works design.
Alongside the striking appearance of the new MINI Countryman JCW Design Edition is the unrivaled go-kart driving dynamics, which is delivered via a powerful 190 hp engine that packs 240 Nm of torque (which increases to 260Nm with its Overboost Function). 0 – 100 km/h is achieved in 7.8 seconds and speed tops out at 212 km/h.
The interior of the MINI Countryman JCW Design Edition includes the MINI Visual Boost with a 6.5-inch high-resolution colour LCD screen, a Sports Leather steering wheel with paddle shifters, sports seats with Leather Gravity Carbon Black upholstery. The interior surface which is dressed in Piano Black also features chrome elements.
Features of the car include Park Distance Control which aids in entering or leaving the tightest parking space easily and a Sport button, which tweaks the engine’s response and power assistance provided by the steering.
The MINI Countryman JCW Design Edition gets some versatility with the 40:20:20 split rear seats that also slide to increase cargo space (which can go from 350 litres to 1,170 litres). The flat load compartment floor also allows extra storage space under the floor of the luggage compartment for additional storage and versatility.
Available in four colours – Light White, Blazing Red, Starlight Blue and Jungle Green (all with Black roof and mirror caps), the MINI Countryman JCW Design Edition retails for RM 242,888 (on the road without insurance).