Upfront the round headlights get a modified design, while the optional LED units get an entirely new look and the adaptive LED headlights now sport Matrix technology for the high beam. All new Mini models still come standard with a precise six-speed manual gearbox, but now the 3-Door Hatch, 5-Door Hatch and Convertible models will all be available with the new transmission. There are also new exterior colors, like Emerald Grey metallic, Starlight Blue metallic, and Solaris Orange metallic.
Mini is flaunting its Britishness with a midlife facelift for its Mini hatchback and Convertible models, which now receive a Union Jack motif in the taillights, along with other minor design tweaks inside and out, additional features and a new dual-clutch gearbox option.
An all-new, two-dimensional "Mini" logo has been rolled out for the first time, appearing on the bonnet, tailgate, steering wheel, multimedia system and remote control in all models.
U.S. to Open Formal Inquiry on Americans Sickened in Cuba
He added that he will not reverse those actions until the Cuban government can guarantee the safety of Americans. Cuban officials have dismissed as "science fiction" the notion that some kind of sonic weapon was used.
More personalization is headed to the lineup via the Mini Yours Customised program, though, which lets customers design their own 3D-printed exterior side vents and dashboard trim pieces so they can give their Cooper their own signature touch (literally).
The entry-level Ray's 1.2-litre three-cylinder petrol engine has been replaced by a 1.5-litre unit that produces the same 75kW power output, while torque is up 10Nm to 190Nm.
On the diesel front, the MINI range comprises three variants with outputs ranging from 95 hp to 170 hp, and each is mated to an eight-speed torque converter automatic gearbox.
Zuma to set up commission to probe influence-peddling
The ANC's top decision makers also meet this week, and Zuma's recall is expected to be on the agenda. But the priority was not "alienating his KwaZulu-Natal support base".
An updated infotainment system with a 6.5-inch display makes its way to the interior, with an 8.8-inch touchscreen display as optional.
The models will also be the first to wear a new, simpler Mini logo, which is set to be rolled out across the company's full line-up through the year. Wireless charging is making its way into many new cars nowadays, and the Mini adds it as an option for 2019 as well.
Connectivity continues as a theme for the 2019 upgrades, with available real-time traffic information via 4G LTE, Apple CarPlay, and the Mini Connected app now integrating navigation and calendaring.
UEFA names Team of the Year 2017
The total number of 8,779,639 votes for the 2017 UEFA Fans' Team of the Year is a record, with 798,149 unique users taking part. Players from the Spanish league dominated the team with five Champions League winning Real Madrid players finding mentions.