Launching of the New MINI 5-Doors


MINI Asia has introduced an entirely new body variant - the MINI 5 Doors - for the first time in history. Available locally in three variants; MINI One, MINI Cooper and MINI Cooper S, the MINI 5 Door will be retailed at the MINI Brunei Showroom at Mabohai Shopping Complex that was launched by QAF Auto Sdn Bhd the sole distributor of MINI in Brunei Darussalam was held yesterday with special promotion which will end today. 

Car enthusiasts can check out the latest model of the prestigious MINI brand now.

The release of the new MINI offers significant progress in all areas related to driving pleasure, quality and individual flair. Improved materials in the new MINI comes directly from the outstanding development expertise of the BMW Group and takes an interior wider than ever before in the history of this brand.

"As with other MINI, the MINI 5 Door has preserved MINI's signature driving fun, its distinctive character and refinement of the third model generation, by incorporating enhanced practicality through extra space," said the Head of MINI Asia, Mr. Sunny Medalla.

"With more foot space, legroom and luggage space added, as well as the introduction of two rear doors and three separate back seats, the MINI 5 Door has achieved greater comfort and practicality without compromising on typical MINI go-kart handling and characteristic," he added.

The body of the MINI 5 Door is 3,982 millimeters long compared to MINI Cooper S 5 Door is 4,005 millimetres, 1,727 millimetres wide and 1,425 millimetres tall. This makes the MINI Cooper 5 Door an additional 161 millimetres longer and 11 millimeters higher than the 3-door version. The width remains the same.

In addition, the MINI 5 Door comes with both 3-cylinder and 4-cylinder engines, all featuring MINI Twin Turbo Technology. The petrol engines include turbocharging, direct fuel injection and variable camshaft control on the intake and exhaust side (double VANOS). In the engines of the MINI Cooper S and MINI Cooper models, there is also fully variable valve control in the form of VALVETRONIC, as patented by the BMW Group.

For highly spirited power delivery, the MINI Cooper S 5 Door is powered by a 2.0L 4-cylinder engine with a peak output of 192hp which goes on stream between 4,700 and 6,000rpm, delivering its maximum torque of 280Nm from 1,250 to 4,750rpm.

In conjunction with the launch, customers who buy MINI models until March 29 will have the opportunity to participate in the "Spin The Wheel" draw for a chance to win a variety of prizes and MINI souvenirs for free based on individual luck respectively.

Moreover, the public are given the opportunity to try out their prowess MINI brand cars that have become common sights such as the popular model MINI Hatchback, MINI Coupe, MINI, Mini Countryman, MINI Cooper and the latest models of the MINI family is the MINI Cooper S.

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