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2018 upgrade for MINI Clubman

Extra features come to MINI Clubman range

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Its three years since the current MINI Clubman landed in Australia and now the five-door (or is that six-door?) wagon is set to benefit from some extra features for 2018.

Confirmed this afternoon by MINI Australia, the changes include the standard fitment of satellite-navigation to all variants.

And the previously optional Driver Assist package is now a standard fitment across the range.

Related: MINI John Cooper Works GP Concept to debut

This adds autonomous emergency braking, forward collision warning, city collision mitigation, high beam assist and speed sign recognition.

While entry-level MINI Clubman Cooper also picks up new sports seats trimmed in combination leather and cloth.

And there’s new-look 17” alloy wheels as well.

It isn’t just the base-model that gets extra gear, MINI is also giving the mid-spec Cooper S new 18” alloy wheels, and LED Headlights.

And the top-spec John Cooper Works variant pics up wireless phone charging, wireless Apple CarPlay and MINI Find Mate.

2018 MINI Clubman Pricing:

  • Cooper Clubman – from $36,900
  • Cooper S Clubman – from $44,900
  • JCW Clubman All4 – from $54,900

mini clubman side rear stylingThe updated MY18 MINI Clubman is landing in dealerships now and MINI boss, Tony Sesto, says the 2018 enhancements make the model even better.

“Its unique design offers mass appeal, from those seeking individuality to those taking the family on a road trip.

“Now with the latest connectivity and value-added specification, the concept is more appealing than ever.”

Related: Fully-electric MINI confirmed for 2019

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Simon is a writer and sometime contributor to the podcast. He also takes care of video production and product reviews. He met Joel through radio school and has worked with him on other ventures, reading news, producing and presenting radio content for regional networks. Simon doesn’t profess to be a car nut but enjoys driving first and foremost and has a penchant for hot hatches. He helps to provide the everyday-man perspective.

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