Packing up the Mini

MINI has t hrown more gear at its Cooper S 3-door and 5-door models. Key to the value boost are LED lights front and rear as well as guidance lines for the reversing camera to predict where the car will end up on the current steering lock.

The Cooper S also comes with two opt ion packs: Convenience Pa with Convenience for $1800 (adding smart-key entry, alarm and parking sensors) and Control for $1500 (including low-speed auto braking, active cruise control and auto high-beam).

The mor e affordable three-cylinder Cooper also gets a new Multimedia pack option for $150 0.