Mini provides again handbook transmission for 2023 Hardtop


Mini eliminated the 6-speed handbook from its choices listing within the spring, citing on the time provide points and promising a return of the transmission at a later date.

That later date has lastly arrived, as Mini on Thursday mentioned a handbook choice will probably be made obtainable as soon as once more beginning with the 2023 mannequin yr, which will probably be obtainable to order from November.

The handbook will solely be obtainable on the Hardtop initially. It will likely be obtainable on the Cooper, Cooper S, and John Cooper Works grades, however solely with the signature 2-door Hardtop physique model. Consumers of the Hardtop 4-Door miss out.

The choice to the handbook is an 8-speed automated.

Mini hasn’t mentioned whether or not the handbook will probably be added to different fashions in its lineup. When initially saying its 2023 lineup again in February, Mini mentioned a handbook can be provided on the Hardtop, Hardtop 4 Door, Convertible, and Clubman, with most grades.

Mini additionally hasn’t mentioned whether or not it plans to carry again the decrease beginning costs for the 2023 lineup it initially introduced in February. It means the most affordable mannequin for 2023 is the Cooper Hardtop Signature, which is priced from $29,450. Beforehand the mannequin was introduced with a beginning worth of $24,250. Each figures embrace an $850 vacation spot cost.


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