AGMC, the official supplier of BMW Group cars for the Northern Emirates, Sharjah, and Dubai, has launched the special MINI Paddy Hopkirk which is now ready to be sold all over the Middle East showrooms. It is based on the famous MINI Cooper S Hardtop 2 Door model.
The extremely anticipated vehicle is inspired by the iconic rally winning model and is restricted to only 3 units. If you are interested in buying used cars in UAE, don’t waste time in checking the CarSwitch website!
History and significance of the vehicle
In 1964, the legendary MINI Cooper S took the first of the 3 full wins at the great Monte Carlo Rally. Behind the steering wheel was the Northern Irish, 30 years old driver named Patrick Paddy Hopkirk. In the honor of the driver, MINI now displays an edition model with equipment and special design to remember one of the best victories in motorsport.
The Chief Executive Officer of AGMC, Ayhan Olcer said: “The winning streak at the Monte Carlo Rally continues to inspire MINI fans all over the world to this day. With the MINI Paddy Hopkirk Edition, MINI lovers can now express their passion for racing in a particularly authentic way.”
He continued, “We welcome MINI enthusiasts from around Dubai and the Northern Emirates to visit our showrooms to get a first look at the exclusive model.”
The astonishing Exterior and number 37
An undeniable reminder of the driver’s memorable victory in the iconic MINI is the vehicle’s start number 37, which this exclusive edition Cooper S shows off as well as a gorgeous body finishing in Chilli Red. This color is paired to a contrasting white roof and a distinctive MINI LED entry sill which has the same Paddy Hopkirk.
The starting number 37 is also visible on the side indicator details called side scuttles. Other special features on the appearance are the rear lights and LED headlights in Union Jack style, stickers with the inscription of “Paddy Hopkirk Monte Carlo” and a single white bonnet stripe at the driver’s side.
This is similar to the tailgate of the Edition model and showcases the signature of the 1964 “Monte” winner. Apart from this, the popular letter and number combo 33 EJB of the number plate of the 1964 Monte Carlo victorious car is displayed on the bonnet stripe by utilizing 3D effect graphics.
This limited edition model blends it’s exterior color in the design of the important rally winner in a market specific style with John Cooper Works 17 inches light alloy wheels in Track Spoke Black design and many other details in dark colors. A Waistline Finisher for the trim strips between the greenhouse and body is given.
Packages offered and features
Embraced in special model specific features, the vehicle’s signature adorns the decorative trim strip of the occupants side, which makes part of the Piano Black high gloss cabin surfaces. MINI Packages of Comfort Access and Excitement are also given in the MINI Paddy Hopkirk Edition.
The MINI Excitement Package offers suggestions for the passenger seat height adjustment and an analysis based on the driving experience. More features are included such as automatic lights, windscreen wipers and more based on feedback it receives from the driving style.
The Comfort Access Package consists of a storage compartment pack, automatic air conditioning, heated front seats, rear parking distance control, center armrest, and a lot more.
Summing it up
Limited stock is available which is why MINI AGMC encourages automotive enthusiasts to check out it’s Motor City, Sheikh Zayed Road and Sharjah showrooms in order to get a look at the legendary model before all 3 cars are purchased.
The edition model can be customized to the buyer’s personal style in order to make a completely different vehicle. To elevate driving, convenience, fun and individual habits, almost all models are available in a collection of optional additions for the MINI 5-door and MINI 3-door.
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