The best MINI Special Edition models

Posted 2nd June 2019

MINI Convertible 25 Edition

There have been a whole range of unique MINI Special Editions available over the years. We’ve compiled some of the best models to help you decide which edition is right for you.

A MINI Special Edition does the hard work of choosing the details of your new MINI for you, defining everything from colour and spec, to trim level and power set in a unique package. As a nod to MINI’s British heritage, many are even named after an iconic London street, borough or location. They’re all available in limited numbers, so if you can’t find a MINI Special Edition new, Dick Lovett also stocks a wide range of used MINI models too.

MINI Park Lane - 2006

MINI Park Lane Edition   2006

Sophisticated and sporty, the MINI Park Lane is finished in metallic Royal Grey, with a silver roof and bonnet stripes.

Inside, the exclusive leather trim accompanies a host of extras like on-board computer, sport seats, automatic air conditioning and stability control. 

MINI Cooper Checkmate - 2006

The Checkmate features checkboard paintwork behind the front wheels, set against a stylish Space Blue metallic body.

The ‘checkmate’ design continues to the interior where it’s featured on the kick plates and upholstery, alongside trendy bold blue and silver leather.

MINI Cooper Checkmate 2006

MINI Sidewalk - 2007

2007 mini sidewalk

This Convertible-only MINI Special Edition offers a choice of four exterior finishes, all featuring a classic interior enhanced by Malt Brown English Leather upholstery.

Highlights include bi-colour leather steering wheel and gear knob, chic monochrome dash and a range of additional features to enhance the ride experience.

MINI Camden - 2010

This MINI Special Edition is wrapped in a white silver metallic body with pinstripe mirrors and unique Silver Shield wheels.

In the cabin, one of the best interior features is the Harmon/Kardon premium sound system, a compliment to the funky black-and-white cabin colour scheme. 

MINI Camden

MINI Mayfair - 2010

MINI Mayfair   2010

Released alongside the MINI Camden Special Edition to mark the carmaker’s 50th anniversary, the MINI Mayfair combines a comfort-first interior with a notably striking appearance.

The Hot Chocolate metallic paintwork give way to a roof and alloy wheels, both in Pepper White.

MINI Soho - 2011

Named after the fashionable London district, the MINI Soho is coated in white silver metallic paint alongside signature five-spoke, 17-inch alloy wheels.

The Piano Black interior includes a sports leather steering wheel and dark grey detailing. Certain models also offer low CO2 engines, an impressive 74mpg and lower running costs.


MINI Pimlico - 2011

The best MINI Special Edition models 8MINI Pimlico

Perfect for coasting around the posh London neighbourhood it’s named after.

The MINI Special Edition Pimlico sports a Laser Blue metallic finish alongside Piano Black interior trim, white indicators and 16-inch twin spoke alloy wheels.

MINI Hampton - 2011

This Special Edition of the MINI Clubman employs a maroon tint to apply a unique detail across the exterior and interior.

Piping, alloy callouts and pinstriped dash put a Savile Row twist on an estate body that packs a punch thanks to an upgraded, powerful 2.0-litre diesel engine.

MINI Hampton   2011

MINI Green Park - 2012

MINI Green Park

Named after one of Kensington’s most iconic tube stops is this cream-and-green number that embodies the spirit of upmarket London life.

The Pepper White exterior continues inside, where you’ll find a fresh dark-and-light trim.

MINI Highgate - 2012

Another Convertible-exclusive Special Edition, the MINI Highgate comes in an extra-special Iced Chocolate metallic finish, brown fabric hood with metallic sheen, and blue edging around the bonnet stripes.

The Dark Truffle leather seats come with contrasting stitching and a stainless steel trim, completing the luxury look.

MINI Highgate   2012

MINI Baker Street - 2012

MINI Baker Street 2012

Just like the real-life Baker Street, this MINI Special Edition is sleek and sophisticated.

Special grey metallic paint is elevated by black bonnet stripes, gloss black 16-inch alloys and an interior that mixes diamond-patterned cloth and leather.

MINI Bayswater - 2012

The MINI Bayswater contrasts a metallic turquoise finish against its blue and grey bonnet stripes - not to mention the black alloy wheels with sleek silver edging.

The contrasts continue inside, where upholstery combines blue and grey stitching with metallic-sheen modules to produce a colour scheme that’s stylish yet striking.

MINI Bayswater 2012

MINI GP - 2013


Drivers who want to take their MINI out onto the rally track get everything they dream of with the MINI GP Special Edition. Stylishly sporty in a black and red finish, it boasts a low-hanging front spoiler with extended grille alongside a truly unique bonnet vent and four-spoke alloy wheels.

The MINI GP comes with Electronic Differential Lock Control (EDLC) that shifts braking between the wheels, as well as innovative coil-over suspension that lets you lower the ride height for a race-ready experience.

MINI Bond Street - 2014

MINI Clubman owners can own a slice of London luxury with this MINI Special Edition dressed in a chic black with Cool Champagne roof, 17-inch alloy wheels, door mirror caps and bonnet stripes.

It comes fitted with the Chrome Line exterior package, that includes front fog lights and automatic wipers.

Mini clubman Bond Street

MINI Seven - 2016

Mini Seven 2016

Sporty and spacious, the MINI Seven Special Edition is the perfect model for running around town in. The MINI Cooper base comes in a four distinctive shades - including deep blue and British racing green - coupled with silver stripes and roof, athletic front impression and gleaming alloys wheels.

Inside it’s enhanced with Diamond Malt Brown fabric seating, 6.5-inch colour infotainment display and accented leather trims.

MINI Convertible Open 150 - 2016

This top-of-the-range cabriolet includes an array of hi-tech features like the MINI Rain Warner, which alerts drivers to imminent bad weather when the roof is down, plus heated leather seats and Union Jack fabric roof.

The classically-styled Chester Malt Brown leather seats sit beneath a sat-nav system and all-black control deck.

Mini convertible 2016

MINI 25th Anniversary Convertible - 2018

MINI 25th Anniversary Convertible   2018

Only available in the UK, this celebratory MINI Special Edition comes powered by a 1.6-litre four-cylinder engine that send it from 0-62mph in just seven seconds.

The full leather interior is finished in Satellite Grey - a finish unique to the model - while the Starlight Blue exterior is finished with a Union Jack fabric roof and 18-inch alloy wheels.

Paddy Hopkirk MINI Hatch - 2020

Released to celebrate legendary rally driver Paddy Hopkirk, winner of the iconic 1964 Monte Carlo Rally.

Paddy won the rally driving a Classic Mini Cooper S and this win cemented Mini’s position in the motorsport ‘Hall of Fame’. This special edition MINI really is a nod to Mini’s Motorsport heritage.

The Chili Red metallic paintwork, white roof, black mirror caps and Paddy Hopkirk touches such as his signature and number 37 decals make this MINI special.

Paddy Hopkirk

You’ll find MINI Special Editions for sale alongside the rest of the MINI range at Dick Lovett MINI in Bristol, Melksham, Swindon and Hungerford. To find out more and arrange a test drive, get in touch today.

For more information, please contact your local Dick Lovett MINI Centre:

MINI Bristol​ - 01173 216 752

MINI Hungerford - 01488 853 625

MINI Melksham - 01225 562 734

MINI Swindon - 01793 398 504

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