OVERVIEW OF MINI
The original Mini was manufactured by British Motor Corporation from 1959 and it continued till 2000. The mini vehicles are small but sturdy and it is owned by BMW. The previous models of mini are added with Austin Seven, Mini Minor and Morris. The current models of the vehicle, Mini are added with Clubman, Hardtop, Roadster, Convertible and Coupe. These vehicles are assembled at the BMW plant and the models of Paceman and Countryman are assembled at Magna Steyr in Austria. There are total 301,526 mini vehicles, which were sold worldwide in 2012 and the Mini dealers of the vehicle are present in various countries around the world and there is no direct dealer in Pakistan and BMW dealership deals in the Mini vehicles.
BRIEF MINI’S HISTORY
This company, Mini was established in 1959 and it became the part of the company, BMW in 1994. The models of this car, Morris and Austin were marketed and the performance versions of the vehicle are under Cooper, as this company has done the partnership with racing legend, John Cooper. The history of the vehicle is filled with the rallies and Mini cars won the Monte Carlo rally in 1964, 1965 and 1967. Mini vehicles were given the vote of the second most influential car of 20th century in 1999 and this vehicle is also considered as the British icon.
MINI CARS PERFORMANCE AND TECHNOLOGY
Mini cars are introduced in the market with the premium ICE system, which is also called Mini Connected system. This system connects the people with the world due to its specifications like traffic updates, location updates and weather updates. Mini vehicles give you the lifetime driving experience and razor sharp handling and it is also termed as the roller coaster. The mini cars are also looking in different racing events in the country. There is more space in the vehicle and Mini Clubman has more space which can help the people to sit in it comfortably.
PRICE TAG ATTACHED TO MINI CARS
If people think that the price of the mini vehicle is as minor as the size of the vehicle then it is not true and the actual price of the vehicle cannot be determined in PKR and the clients can have idea to imagine the rate of the vehicle in dollars. The vehicle, mini cooper 2016 has the cost of $20,700 and the cost of the top grade is $30,600. The prices of the Mini cars are not confirmed in Pakistan and the lowest price of the vehicle is cost you minimum 4.5 million and Mini Countryman has the cost near to 7.5 million PKR. The prices of the used Mini car prices in Pakistan were 1 to 2 million for model of 2000 and the model 2009 and onwards were seen at the average price of 4 million PKR. By checking all these price rates of the vehicle, it is found that costs of the mini vehicles cannot be predicted easily and it depends on the owners how much they place their demand for this vehicle.
POPULAR MINI CARS IN PAKISTAN
This vehicle is not popular among the local people and the auto enthusiasts can know o r appreciate this vehicle. There are most common mini cars for sale are Mini Cooper and these vehicles are imported in Pakistan in 2000-2003 and the age limit and duty on this car is not big issue and it is very expensive to import this vehicle by getting better options in the desired range.
MINI VEHICLES AND THEIR AVAILABILITY IN PAKISTAN
There is no authorized dealer of Mini vehicle in Pakistan and BMW Pakistan deals in the sale of these vehicles. The customers need to find the local importer to get the Mini vehicle of their garage. The cost of the cars is huge as these cars are imported on the need basis and the cost of structure and other charges on the vehicle are differ than typical cars. The Mini car finance is normally not practiced and the financial institutions like banks offer financing old cars.
MINI’S POPULARITY WORLDWIDE
If the clients want to buy the quick, comfortable and compact car, then Mini is the good brand and they do not need to forget the resale value of the vehicle, as it is not worth praising but it is developed in the markets.