MINI India on Thursday officially launched much-awaited MINI Paddy Hopkirk Edition. The car is a tribute to former rally driver Patrick “Paddy" Hopkirk who raced his Mini Cooper S to victory at Monte Carlo Rally back in 1964. It defined MINI’s racing legacy and the latest car is a tribute to the man and machine.
Brought to the country as a Completely Built-Up Unit (CBU), only 15 units of the car have been made available.Vikram Pawah, President, BMW Group India, said, " The MINI Paddy Hopkirk Edition is a reflection of MINI’s challenger spirit and racing genes. It is a celebration of the ultimate MINI challenger moment – Paddy Hopkirk’s first Monte Carlo Rally victory in the classic Mini Cooper S."
Talking about the amazing features of the limited edition car, it features a Chili Red exterior colour with Aspen White Roof, black mirror caps, 16-inch light-alloy wheels, victory spoke in black and exterior elements in Piano Black. The three-door hatch called MINI Paddy Hopkirk Edition to be launched at ₹41.70 lakh.