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2015 MINI Roadster

2015 MINI COOPER ROADSTER: A popular model in the Mini exhibit at the 2015 Chicago Auto Show is the Mini Cooper Roadster. It causes people to stop and daydream about what it's like to soak up the sun and moon while driving the droptop edition. Two minor adjustments for 2015 are the dial color has been changed to Anthracite, and LED fog lights replace previous halogen foglamps. The 2015 Mini Roadster is a tad more radical than the Convertible model when it comes to combating the airstream. Its A-columns have a greater tilt angle, and from a speed of 50-mph, the active rear spoiler automatically extends to optimize aerodynamic balance. As all Mini Coopers, the two-seat soft-top Roadster is devilishly fast, containing the soul of a sports car and heart of a Mini. This year, the Roadster is available in Cooper, Cooper S and John Cooper Works, as well as Premium, Sport, Cold Weather and Technology packages. Each variant offers a bulldog stance, rigid body structure, rip-roaring ride, fuel-sipping engine and unlimited headroom that's more fun than one person can handle. Hence, the two-passenger cockpit. Standard equipment includes semi-automatic roof and rear wind deflector, as well as Bluetooth. Three of the most-popular options add dual-pane panoramic sunroof, automatic wipers and automatic climate control. There are three variations of the 1.6 liter four-cylinder engines offered, starting with the 121 horsepower edition, then, moving up to the middle level that adds a turbo and packs 181hp. Or, tear up the pavement with the John Cooper Works edition, which is fitted with a well-tuned 208hp 1.6L turbo and matched to a six-speed manual Getrag gearbox. That setup clocks 0-to-60 mph in six-seconds, while achieving up to 35 mpg on highways. Factory-issued accessories include handpick tuning kits, chassis upgrades, exterior parts, and cockpit elements to create your own race-inspired demon.

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