Mini 1499 GT
Cards on the table, the Mini 1499 GT is no longer available to order new. However, such was the demand for Mini UK’s press demonstrator that it has taken until now for us to get behind the wheel of one. Think of this as more of a nearly-new review, then, bearing in mind that being the second person in the logbook does at least mean you’ll be able to save up to £2,000 off the car’s original £16,990 list price.
Sold between November 2017 and February 2018, the idea of the 1499 GT was to provide a small sales boost prior to the arrival of the facelifted Mini hatchback.