2021 Mini Countryman launched at Rs. 39.50 lakh

The crossover is available in two variants Cooper S and Cooper S JCW Inspired.

Mini has launched the 2021 Countryman in India. The crossover is available in two variants Cooper S and Cooper S JCW Inspired at a price of Rs. 39.50 lakh and Rs. 43.40 lakh (ex-showroom) respectively.

The Countryman has been given a refresh while retaining its iconic shape. It gets a contrasting roof, new LED headlights and LED tail lights in the Union Jack design, new radiator grille, bumpers and 17-inch Imprint Spoke alloy wheels in Cooper S and 18-inch John Cooper Works Thrill Spoke wheels in the Cooper S JCW Inspired variant. The latter also gets the John Cooper Works Aerodynamics kit and run-flat tyres.

On the inside, the Cooper S comes with Carbon Black leatherette upholstery and piano black trim, while the JCW Inspired variant gets Chester Malt Brown or Chester Satellite Grey leather upholstery and Style Shaded Silver trim.

The JCW Inspired gets a JCW Sports leather steering wheel, Harman Kardon audio system, panoramic sunroof, Mini Wired Package which includes navigation with touch controller and Bluetooth. It also has 8.8-inch touchscreen infotainment head-unit (6.5-inch in Cooper S) and a digital instrument cluster with a head-up display.

The Mini Excitement Pack includes LED interior and ambient lighting as well as a puddle light that projects the Mini logo. Additionally, the car gets a Picnic Bench that folds out of the luggage compartment and automatic tailgate with Comfort Access System.

The Countryman is powered by a 2.0-litre, 4-cylinder, turbo-petrol engine that produces 189 BHP @ 5,000-6,000 rpm and 280 Nm @ 1,350-4,600 rpm. The engine is mated to a 7-speed dual-clutch automatic transmission. The JCW Inspired variant gets paddle shifters.

The crossover gets two driving modes- Sport and Green. Mini claims that the car can accelerate from 0-100 km/h in 7.5 seconds and has a top speed of 225 km/h.

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