Baker Street and Bayswater are two new special editions MINI has come up with to celebrate 2012 Olympics and London.
They are not just for UK though, and will be offered for sale around the world from Spring 2012, but they will be produced for only a limited period. The MINI Baker Street can be ordered in MINI One, MINI Cooper, MINI One D and MINI Cooper D guise, while the MINI Bayswater is available as a MINI Cooper, MINI Cooper S, MINI Cooper D and MINI Cooper SD.
MINI Baker Street: This one gets Rooftop Grey metallic exterior paint shade with very special bonnet stripes, whose basic colour black is given extra character by a subtle V-shape design. Other features include 16-inch alloys combined with matching gloss black side mirrors, and “Baker Street” lettering on the side scuttles.
Inside the cabin you get new seat variant in Cross Check Rooftop Grey light feature a diamond pattern. Cross Check Rooftop Grey light is also used for the surfaces of the cockpit and door trim and is combined with a Rooftop Grey light Colour Line. Light grey contrast stitching for the floor mats, gearshift/selector lever as well as the handbrake gaiters and seat tags which, like the door sills, bear “Baker Street” lettering are also included.
MINI Bayswater: The second special MINI features a striking a Kite Blue metallic exterior color, 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 and MINI Cooper SD. It also gets contrasting roof and the likewise newly created Sport Stripes for the bonnet, which are also found on the side mirror caps.
The interior is garnished with Piano Black cockpit trim strips, which continue the path set by the Sport Stripes over the bonnet, and the leather Colour Line elements in Rocklite Anthracite, whose classy character is emphasised by black stitching. Other features include stainless steel pedals and the Chrome Line Interior package.
Pricing for these vibrant and trendy MINIs is yet to be revealed.