5 items of unique particular mannequin Minis commemorating the primary triumph of the long-lasting hatch on the 1964 Monte Carlo Rally arrives at native showrooms — in Alabang, Pampanga, and the Mini Service Manufacturing unit. With a price ticket of P3,250,000.00, now you can drive dwelling a Mini Paddy Hopkirk Version in Moonwalk Gray Metallic and Starlight Blue colours from the MINI Cooper S 3-door variant.
Befitting its racing lineage, the Mini Paddy Hopkirk Version is outfitted with a four-cylinder petrol engine with Mini Twin Energy Turbo Know-how (turbocharging, direct injection, VALVETRONIC). And though small in stature, this scorching hatch can put out 192 horses and 280 Nm of torque for a prime velocity of 253kph, and may go from zero to 100kph in 6.7 seconds.
For the uninitiated, the legendary 1964 Monte Carlo Rally gave Mini its first of three total victories within the stated occasion. The then 30-year-old Northern Irish rally driver Patrick “Paddy” Hopkirk sat behind the wheel of the successful compact automobile. The Mini Paddy Hopkirk Version was launched to commemorate the British automotive marque’s achievement within the historical past of worldwide motor racing.
The particular Minis may even don the successful automobile’s begin quantity 37 in its driver and on the Mini’s aspect scuttles. You may also discover Hopkirk’s signature on the hood of the Mini atop the white bonnet stripe on the left aspect of the bonnet in addition to on the tailgate on the rear and on the hatch’s ornamental trim strip on the passenger’s aspect completed with a key cap with the beginning quantity 37.
The version mannequin harks again to the long-lasting type of the historic rally winner via its paint work. Its radiator’s body and horizontal grille is completed in high-gloss black in addition to the decrease air consumption inserts, the bonnet opening, the door handles, the gasoline filler flap, the tailgate deal with, the Mini logos at its entrance and rear, and the encompassing body of its headlights and back lights — which are available a particular Union Jack design.
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