MINI Highgate Convertible Edition coming to the 2011 Frankfurt Motor Show

Article by Christian A., on August 30, 2011

Sources say that MINI is planning to release more limited edition models and that one of these is a brand new Highgate flavor. So far, very few details have been revealed but MotoringFile said that the special edition convertible may be named Highgate and would probably be developed by MINI Yours, the in-house division tasked to install exclusive and pricier features on MINI models.

To make sure that the new model will be similar to its predecessors, MINI wants this Highgate edition to have unique exterior and interior features such as a special paint named Ice Chocolate Metallic.

Furthermore, the cabin will be customized with Chocolate-painted leather with contrasting white stitching. The features that will be offered on the new special edition MINI include automatic climate control, on-board computer, Bluetooth with USB audio, fog lamps, and a sports leather steering wheel. It is rumored that the Highgate convertible will be released within the next few months with a 2012 model year.

The pricing information for the vehicle will likely be announced with its unveiling at the Frankfurt Motor Show.

In early 2011, the MINI Hampton edition, which was developed by MINI Yours engineers, was released. It has already started selling in numerous markets in Europe, such as the United Kingdom.

The Cooper Hampton is priced at 20,360 British pounds while the Cooper SD Clubman Hampton has a price tag of 23,185 pounds.

The features that are offered as standard include automatic climate control, Bluetooth with USB Audio, on-board computer, fog lamps, a light package, a sports leather steering wheel, and a storage pack.

The other stand-out features are the exclusive 17-inch Twin Spoke alloy wheels with centre caps that have a Damson Red lining (wheels in Silver or Black), MINI 50 Hampton badging, and Bi-Xenon headlights with black interior reflectors.

If you liked the article, share on:

Pin It



It appears there won’t be a long wait before we get to see Mercedes-AMG’s hypercar – the Mercedes-AMG Project One. This is because the Formula One-powered road car will be...
by - January 16, 2017
BRABUS is proud to announce the world premiere of its newest electric car, the Tesla Model S. Customized by the BRABUS ZERO EMISSION, the Tesla S has what is known...
by - September 18, 2015
Alfa Romeo recently showed the public its latest offering -- the Giulia Quadrifoglio. The unveiling was done at the start of the 2015 Frankfurt Motor Show held from Sept. 17...
by - September 18, 2015
Opel unveiled to the global auto market its latest compact class station wagon – the all-new Astra Sports Tourer – at the 2015 Frankfurt Motor Show alongside the hatchback version...
by - September 18, 2015
On display at Hyundai Motor’s booth at the 2015 Frankfurt Motor Show was an array of connectivity features like TomTom LIVE services and the Android Auto technology. Likewise, visitors were...
by - September 18, 2015

Youtube Channel

Tip Us
Do you have a tip for us?
Did you film an important event?
Contact us
Subscribe to our newsletter!