Special edition only for the UK, though

Mini is celebrating 25 years of its Convertible, which first went on sale in 1993 as the Mini Cabriolet.

A quarter of a century later, the BMW-owned marque has created the Mini Convertible 25th Anniversary, complete with numerous unique appointments to commemorate the drop-top Mini's milestone.

Key equipment highlights include anniversary tread plates and plaque, Lounge leather upholstery in Satellite Grey, along with a Starlight Blue metallic exterior.

Based on the Cooper S specification, the Convertible 25th Anniversary also gets white mirror caps, white bonnet stripes, a Mini Yours fabric roof with woven Union Jack, and 18-inch two-tone Mini Yours alloy wheels as standard fit.

Finally, the Chilli Pack, Navigation Plus Package, and Harman Kardon audio system are all part of the 25th Anniversary special-edition.

Just 300 examples of the limited-run drop-tops will be made for the UK market, with prices starting at an eye-watering £32,995 ($60,004).

Australia

Mini's local division has confirmed with CarAdvice the Convertible 25th Anniversary is solely a UK-market model, ruling it out for Australia.

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