Mini MK2 available in August

BMW announced today that all Mini models will get fuel saving technologies by August. The three main technologies used include brake energy regeneration, automatic start-stop, and switch point display(this will help drivers of manual transmission MINIs to select the most economical gear in which to drive by analyzing speed, road situation and accelerator pedal position and based on this data calculates optimum gearing.

With the changes, the MINI Cooper D will be capable of returning an astonishing 72.4mpg, with CO2 emissions of just 104g/km. Fuel economy improvements range from 6.5% for the Mini One to 12.8% for the Cooper D. Despite the reductions, the Cooper D is the only car in the range that remains under 120g/km.

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