The Mini Paddy Hopkirk Edition is now in PH, priced at P3.25-M

A worthy tribute to the legendary driver and his 1964 Monte Carlo Rally victory
by Leandre Grecia | Mar 19, 2021
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Yet another special-edition Mini has arrived in the Philippines. Following last year’s launches of the John Cooper Works GP and the Convertible Sidewalk Edition, Mini Philippines is now introducing the new Mini Paddy Hopkirk Edition.

Think Mini Monte Carlo Edition, but make it more Paddy Hopkirk. This hatch is the ultimate tribute to the man’s legendary victory at the Monte Carlo Rally in 1964. It still sports the original winning car’s start number 37 all around, but it also wears Hopkirk’s signature both inside and out to boot.

The Mini Paddy Hopkirk Edition close up

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The signature can be found on the LED entry sills, on some parts of the interior, on the liftgate, and on the hood. Speaking of the hood, there’s also the 33 EJB embossed on the bonnet, a hark back to the letter-number combination of the license plate of the 1964 rally-winning Mini.

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The Mini Excitement Package and Comfort Access come as standard with this one, so expect a host of driver amenities and safety tech to be available as well.

Mini Paddy Hopkirk Edition dashboard closeup

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Based on the Mini Cooper S 3 Door, the Paddy Hopkirk Edition is powered by a 2.0-liter turbopetrol that generates 192hp and 280Nm of torque. It can do 0-100kph in 6.7sec and tops out at 235kph. Average fuel consumption, meanwhile, is at 17.5km/L.

Mini Paddy Hopkirk Edition angled profile view

The Mini Paddy Hopkirk Edition is now available in showrooms nationwide and comes with a sticker price of P3,250,000. What do you think of this one, readers? Check out more photos of it below, then tell us in the comments.

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Check out the Mini Paddy Hopkirk Edition Up Close:

Mini Paddy Hopkirk Edition angled front view

Mini Paddy Hopkirk Edition front view

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Mini Paddy Hopkirk Edition angled top view

Mini Paddy Hopkirk Edition front closeup

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Mini Paddy Hopkirk Edition decal detail

Mini Paddy Hopkirk Edition emblem

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Mini Paddy Hopkirk Edition rear emblem

Mini Paddy Hopkirk Edition step board detail

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Mini Paddy Hopkirk Edition signature

Mini Paddy Hopkirk Edition rim detail

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Mini Paddy Hopkirk Edition on the road

Mini Paddy Hopkirk Edition parked

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Mini Paddy Hopkirk Edition front angled view

Mini Paddy Hopkirk Edition front view on the road

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two Mini Paddy Hopkirk Edition cars on the road

Mini Paddy Hopkirk Edition with Patrick Barron Hopkirk

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