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Published on April 15th, 2019 | by Subhash Nair

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MINI Malaysia Adds Options for CKD Countryman Models

MINI Malaysia today announced a new ‘Wired Package’ for the Cooper S E Countryman All4 and a ‘Pure’ trim line for the Cooper S Countryman.

Both cars have been locally assembled for a year now. Initially, the Cooper S E Countryman (the plug in hybrid MINI) was available for RM250,888. With the Wired Package, this price goes up to RM268,888.

Back in 2018, the Cooper S Countryman Sports was first made available for RM245,888. Since September 2018, the car has been priced at RM240,888. The new ‘Pure’ trim line knocks RM12,000 off the price tag but takes a few things with it too. You can still get the Sports version though.

MINI COOPER S E COUNTRYMAN All4 Wired Package

So for RM18,000 MORE, here’s what the new Cooper S E Countryman All4 Wired Package adds:

  • new 19-inch Edged Spoke rims with run flat tyres
  • 8.8″ infotainment display
  • Heads up display
  • 12 speaker Harmon Kardon audio system

Here’s our sights & sounds video for the MINI Cooper S E Countryman ALL4 WITHOUT the wired package:

MINI Cooper S Countryman Pure trim

And for about RM12,000 LESS, here’s what this version of the Countryman takes away:

  • JCW pedals -> plastic pedals
  • 19″ JCW Course Spoke rims -> 18″ Black Pin rims
  • 8.8″ infotainment display -> 6.6″ infotainment display
  • Anthracite headliner -> Beige headliner
  • Heads up display -> no heads up display

That’s quite a bit of kit to lose, but the good thing is that the Sports trim is still there if you’d like to own one.

Here’s the full press release for more.

PRESS RELEASE

MINI, the most sophisticated compact premium automotive brand in Malaysia today introduced the New MINI Countryman Plug-In Hybrid Wired and the New MINI Cooper S Countryman Pure to deliver the thrill of athletic agility and supreme versatility to more customers.

The British premium brand is confident that the New MINI Countryman Plug-In Hybrid Wired and New MINI Cooper S Countryman Pure will further illustrate its success story in the Malaysian premium segment as the premium SAV variants now offer a more comprehensive suite of innovative features on top of its athletic agility and supreme versatility.

The New MINI Countryman Plug-In Hybrid Wired and New MINI Cooper S Countryman Pure feature a plethora of innovative advancements including the new generation MINI Connected with built-in 4G SIM technology. Offering extensive connectivity capabilities and personalised services, the new MINI Connected will maximise safety and convenience, offer up-to-date information and superb entertainment as well as allow MINIacs to stay connected even while on the road. The features include Intelligent Emergency Call, TeleServices, MINI Online, MINI Concierge Service, the wireless Apple CarPlay, Remote Services and eDrive Services (exclusively for the MINI Countryman Plug-In Hybrid Wired).

Convenience is further elevated with Comfort Access, Park Assist, Front and Rear PDC, Auto Tailgate, Rear View Camera, Electronic Parking Brake and the MINI Picnic Bench – a soft 2-seater bench cleverly designed with a fender dirt protection flap.

The New MINI Countryman Plug-In Hybrid Wired: Electrifying Adventures.

In addition to the ALL4 Design, the New MINI Countryman Plug-In Hybrid with the Wired Package now sports sleek new 19-inch Edged Spoke rims with run flat tyres. The vehicle’s added style and ruggedness is further accentuated by typical MINI Bonnet stripes, contrasting roof colours in black or white, as well as its hexagonal grille.

Inside, the new plug-in hybrid variant is decked out in Leather Cross Punch Carbon Black upholstery on electric seats with memory function. The interior offering is completed with MINI Yours Illuminated interior trims as well as a MINI Yours steering wheel.

A new high resolution 8.8-inch Touch Screen Display in the MINI Centre Instrument now houses state-of-the-art technology and puts a wealth of navigation information at the driver’s fingertips. The MINI Head-Up Display also keeps the driver in mind, ensuring that not just the road ahead but all key vehicle information remains visible at all times.

Meanwhile, entertainment for all occupants in the vehicle is enjoyed through a Harman Kardon 12-speaker sound system.

The New MINI Countryman Plug-In Hybrid Wired boasts a TwinPower Turbo petrol engine paired with an electric motor. With a 6-speed automatic transmission, the new plug-in hybrid variant is capable of producing 224hp and 385Nm of torque. It accelerates from 0 to 100km/h
in merely 6.8 seconds, reaching a maximum speed of 198km/h while consuming only 2.1 litres per 100km of fuel.

The exterior colour offerings for the MINI Countryman Plug-In Hybrid Wired include Chilli Red, Light White, British Racing Green and Melting Silver; all paired with a Black roof. The Island Blue exterior colour is paired with a White roof.

The New MINI Cooper S Countryman Pure: Add More Stories.

Equipped with a ruggedly handsome design, the New MINI Cooper S Countryman Pure sports the iconic bonnet stripes and an elegant black roof. The vehicle is also affixed with LED headlights complemented by cornering lights and features new 18” Black Pin spoke rims.

The New MINI Cooper S Countryman Pure is elegantly furnished with Carbon Black upholstery in the sporty Leather Cross Punch design with electric seats for maximum comfort in first-class style. The exquisite Hazy Grey interior trim meanwhile exudes a modern flair that finely complements the beige headliner of the new vehicle. The new vehicle also features 6.5-inch Touch Screen Display with Navigation that prioritises user experience with its easy-to-operate interface.

The New MINI Cooper S Countryman Pure propels swiftly forward with a TwinPower Turbo 4-cylinder petrol engine that generates a top speed of 224km/h and aces the century sprint in 7.4 seconds. Alongside an 8-speed automatic transmission, the New MINI Cooper S Countryman Pure delivers a maximum output of 192hp and 280Nm of torque. All of these are achievable while only consuming an average of 6.5 litres per 100km of fuel.
The exterior colour offerings for the New MINI Cooper S Countryman Pure include Chilli Red, Light White, British Racing Green, Thunder Grey, Melting Silver and Island Blue; all paired with Black roof.

The New MINI Countryman Plug-In Hybrid Wired and MINI Cooper S Countryman Pure arrive with the MINI 4 Years Unlimited Mileage Warranty with Free Scheduled Service.

The retail price (on the road for personal registration, without insurance) is:

  • New MINI Cooper S Countryman Pure: RM 228,888.00
  • New MINI Countryman Plug-In Hybrid: RM 250,888.00
  • Wired Package: add-on RM 18,000.00


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