The Mini Bayswater is the Mini special edition model, with Mini Baker Street, built to honor the 2012 Olympic Games to be held in London July 27.
The Mini Bayswater comes with the Kite Blue metallic exterior paintwork which was created exclusively for the special-edition model, as was the interior design and 17-inch light-alloy Sandblast wheels with high-gloss black surfaces and bright machined rim and spoke edges. Midnight Black metallic and Eclipse Grey metallic paint shades can be ordered for the Mini Cooper S as an alternative to the new, radiant Blue finish. The sporty appearance of the Mini Bayswater is emphasized by the black contrasting roof and the likewise newly created Sport Stripes for the bonnet, which streak dynamically towards the windscreen. The exterior mirror caps carry an identical stripe design – blue on the right-hand side of the car, grey on the left.
Other innovative design features in the interior of Mini Bayswater include Piano Black cockpit trim strips, which continue the path set by the Sport Stripes over the bonnet, and the leather Color Line elements in Rocklite Anthracite, whose classy character is emphasized by black stitching. The same leather variant is also used for the armrests, while the model-specific floor mats have anthracite-colored edging and blue contrast stitching.
The Mini Bayswater also comes with stainless steel pedals and the Chrome Line Interior package, and includes the Pepper Pack in its range of equipment. Plus, the new special edition can likewise be specified with a wide variety of items from the optional equipment list if further individual touches are desired.
The Mini Bayswater is available with the Mini Cooper 121 hp or the Mini Cooper S (181 hp) engines and can be equipped with a six-speed manual transmission as standard equipment or an optional six-speed automatic gearbox.