Mini has achieved another milestone after rolling out its two millionth car from its the production line at its factory in Oxford in the UK.
The MINI number two million was driven off the production line by UK Prime Minister David Cameron, who was there to attend the special event celebrating the milestone.
The two millionth MINI is a Convertible and is painted White Silver metallic with a blue denim roof.
It comes with special alloy wheels and a distinctive leather steering wheel. The milestone car is the prize on offer in a global Facebook campaign called ‘Two Million MINIs – Two Million Faces’.
More than three quarters of the cars produce in the last ten years since the production started, have been exported to 90 countries around the world. The company’s offerings have expanded from the original chback to include Convertible, the longer Clubman and the latest two-seater coupe. It now offers models with both petrol and diesel engine options. MINI is planning to begin production of its fifth model, the Roadster at the end of this year.
BMW is planning to an additional £500 million investment for MINI production facilities at the Oxford plant as par to its focus on the next-generation hatchback range, which will go on sale next year.
“It’s a real privilege to drive this true British icon off the production line today. The two millionth MINIS is a fantastic symbol of the UK’s strength in the global automotive industry,” said British Prime Minister David Cameron.