The two-seater 2012 Mini Roadster sports a manually opening soft-top roof and a go-kart feel. The new Mini Roadster runs on the latest 1.6-liter four-cylinder gasoline engine with a top speed of 147 mph (for the John Cooper Works Roadster).
The 2012 Mini Roadster offers an open-air driving experience and a sporty design with short overhangs, powerful over-the-wheel stance, and a high waistline.
Paint shades for the Mini Roadster are available in two nonmetallic and six metallic colors, for the exterior. Mini Yours offers options in color and materials for upholstery, exterior mirrors, trim elements, and sport stripes.
The safety equipment on the 2012 Mini Roadster includes front airbags and head-thorax airbags integrated into the outer sides of the seat backrests, three-point inertia-reel seat belts including belt force limiters and belt tensioners, as well as a tire pressure monitor system.