This Mini costs a staggering £100,000 – is it worth it?
Remastering is an art. It takes a lot of hardwork to remaster something. But how can you remaster a remastered thing. Well David Automotive, The company that started out by stripping old Jaguar XKs of their bodywork and fitting its own, and by making Aston Martin DB5-like panels for the £600,000 Speedback GT.
Couple of years ago, they introduced the Mini Remastered, possibly the epitome of a good Mini, and now it has become even more expensive.
Enter the Mini Remastered ‘Oselli Edition’, an efficient little hot hatch spruced up by a 1.4 litre engine and a five-speed gearbox.
Trim differentiates the Oselli Edition from the normal one, such as dulled brightwork and a mesh grille with integrated LED spotlights. ‘SPAX’ adjustable dampers, bigger and better brakes and wider tyres and wheels are some of the other options.
So now time for the bit that will hurt your bank balance. It starts at a bank account excruciating £98,000 and if you wish to have a roll cage instead of rear seats, then you will be paying £108,000.
Only 60 will be made, with the number 60 coming from 60 years of Mini, and the opening deliveries are scheduled for next year.