2012 Mini Roadster
The new 2012 Mini Roadster shares the style and mechanics with the coupe, except for the adoption of starvation multi-layer fabric roof which has forced a change in the windscreen which is now more inclined. The new roof has a manual opening system that offers small size and low weight, in this way, the roof does not take up too much space. The range changes from the ground and the height is 20 mm lower than the variation convertible, while the length of 3,714 mm, the width and height of 1,683 to 1,356 mm are the same as the Mini hatchback.
Instead of rear seats, the 2012 Mini Roadster has a convenient compartment located behind the front seats for an opening that communicates with the through-loading rear cargo of 240 liters. The opening of the tailgate and the threshold positioned very low, make it particularly easy to load luggage, thereby offering greater versatility. The range of petrol engines the entry level 1.6-liter Roadster Mini Cooper, which delivers 122 hp and 160 Nm of torque (204 km / h top speed and 9 seconds to sprint from 0 to 100 km / h ).
Going one step we find the Roadster Mini Cooper S fitted with the 1.6 turbo 184 hp and 140 Nm of torque, capable of reaching 230 km / h and from 0 to 100 km7h disconnect in 6.9 seconds. At the top of the line fits the Mini Cooper Works Johon Roadster has the same engine, increased to 211 hp and 260 Nm and it can squirt from 0 to 100 km / h in just 6.4 seconds.
On the other hand, diesel engines are the generous and powerful 2.0-liter turbo Roadster Mini Cooper SD, capable of delivering 143 hp and 305 Nm of torque, enough to snap it from 0 to 100 in 7.9 seconds and km7h you reach a speed peak of 216 km / h, consumption in stood on average 4.3 l/100km.
Finally, a mention of the range of accessories offered as standard and optional on the Mini Roadster. The car really shows complete and tasty, although we must be very careful when to tap into the almost endless list of amenities for a fee, due to a marked increase in the price of the car that may result.
Multimedia system on 2012 Mini Roadster controlled by the large multifunction display incorporated in the center of the dashboard with its speedometer. In addition to incorporating the functions of the hi-fi, those of the satellite navigation system with 3D maps and Google offers a long series of applications such as counting minutes of driving with the roof open (Always Open Timer) Nature and the device Guard constantly monitors the driver’s driving style. Among other accessories also purchased the electronically controlled air conditioning, Xenon headlights, Comfort Access package and the John Cooper Works sport.