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A tremendous R53 Mini Cooper S with main dealer history and 5,478 miles.
Bumpers in body colour, chrome door handles and filler cap, air scoop on bonnet, rear spoiler, radiator grille and boot handle in body colour, sports suspension plus, sports seats, stainless pedals, remote central locking, electric windows, cup holders, ISOFIX, service interval display. Factory options; Roof and door mirrors in body colour, electric panoramic glass roof, darkened glass, 6-speed automatic transmission, multi-function steering wheel, front seat heating, front centre arm-rest, 6-disc boot changer, Harman Kardon Hi-Fi, radio boost. Chili Pack; Xenon headlights with power wash, Front fog lights, 3-Spoke leather steering, interior lights pack, velour floor mats, air conditioning with micro filter, on-board computer, passenger seat height adjust, storage compartment pack. Visibility Pack; Heated front screen, rain sensors, auto lights, interior anti-dazzle mirror. Dealer Accessories; Pure Guard paint and interior protection, Mini TLC, (expired), Khan RS-S alloy wheels.
Rarely will such a pampered, low mileage and highly specified Mini Cooper S be offered in such exquisite condition. Finished in optional Dark Silver, (Code 871), the factory paint is unmarked with a gloss polished finish. Always garaged, the lights, glass, badges and trim are near perfect. Being a facelift, this example offers the sculpted clean and classic design features with power, reliability and build improvements desired by enthusiasts. Spotlessly clean wheel arch apertures and door shuts help confirm the 5,478 miles covered by just two fastidious keepers. A Panoramic electric sunroof and xenon headlights are just a few of the many options making this example stand proud from the crowd.
The beautifully trimmed and high specification interior of this Cooper S is simply gorgeous and is in exceptional condition with absolutely no wear. Sports seats finished in optional Panther Black Gravity leather contrast beautifully against the alloy patina interior surfaces throughout. Carpets mats have been protected by additional mats from new and all toggle controls, displays and features operate perfectly. Harman/kardon speaker grilles reveal this car has the expensive and optional 320 watts of powerful amplified music through eight speakers and graced with so many more factory options, the new owner will enjoy every fun packed mile!
ENGINE & TRANSMISSION
This BMW Mini Cooper S is fitted with the 1598cc four-cylinder supercharged unit producing 170bhp and a mighty 220Nm torque. Mated to the factory optional and expensive 6-speed fixed-ratio automatic transmission with Steptronic and Adaptive Transmission Control (ATC) with steering wheel paddles for manual control, all of which operates seamlessly to offer the perfect blend of fun and effortless driving. 0-62 in despatched in 7.7 seconds and a top speed of 137mph is quoted. The engine bay is spotlessly clean, factory standard and displays all original stickers, labels and chassis/panel stamps with no patina.
WHEELS, TYRES & BRAKES
Desirable Project Khan RS-S 18in alloy wheels fitted from new are unmarked and shod in Nankang Ultra Sport 215/35 ZR18 tyres with ample tread. The ABS braking system with Cornering Brake Control (CBC) and Electronic Braking Force Distribution (EBD) offers positive stopping power and being the Cooper S, Automatic Stability Control + Traction (ASC+T) for improved traction while accelerating is fitted as standard.
Supplied new on 4th August 2005 by Stratstone Mini of Harrogate, this amazing example boasts credentials of just two owners and an incredible 5,478 miles from new. Highly specified by the original owner, Mr Cobley, the new car invoice reveals a price paid of £20,914, of which £4,665 were optional extras! Such was the owners mentality that he paid extra on a separate invoice for Pure Guard paint and interior protection to maintain the new appearance of his cherished car. Owned by him for the next 12 years before the second and only custodian purchased the car in 2017. A total of nine service entries are stamped in the book with accompanying invoices, eight of which are BMW Mini main dealer visits the last being an oil service, inspection 1 and brake fluid change carried out by Halliwell Jones Mini on the 28th July 2022 at 5,306 miles. A neatly presented A4 file of paperwork catalogues everything from the original purchase documents to the latest main dealer service in chronological order. A full book pack is present along with the new car sales brochure and accessory guide. This example has been impeccably maintained, cherished and offers best in class credentials for the most discerning of buyers.
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