MINI STRIP formed by the collaboration between MINI and Paul Smith, this car is focused on the concept. “Simplicity, transparency and sustainability” is the key, therefore, the electric MINI Cooper SE has been dismantled as much as possible. Only the necessary structures are left, so the word “STRIP” here means liberation. Not Paul Smith’s signature multicolored stripes.
When it comes to Paul Smith, many people will think of a British clothing brand whose unique stripes are decorated in almost every collection. And when it comes to Paul Smith’s version of the MINI, many would expect the car to be decorated with colorful stripes as well.
Mini Strip Exterior
The exterior that has not been painted in any way, with only a layer of rust-proof coating, which Paul Smith describes as “perfect imperfections”, while the black parts are produced on the 3rd printer. dimensions and assembled with unobstructed nuts To show that the car can be easily disassembled for recycling at the end of its life.
While the roof is made of Perspex plastic, it reveals the structure of the roof without trying to hide at all, as well as the grille and wheel caps of the same material.
Mini strip Interior
The interior of the cabin has been disassembled for both the door panels, the center console between the front seats, Open panels on all columns, etc. so that structural parts can be seen. The only thing left is the front console with trim and door panels made of cork wood.
The infotainment screen has also been removed. and replaced with a smartphone holder that the car owner always carries with him Remaining only the power window controls and the engine stap.
The 3-spoke steering wheel is made of lightweight aluminum material. It is wrapped in the same duct tape used for bicycle handlebars (because of Paul Smith’s passion for bicycles), adorned with a Paul Smith badge at 1 o’clock, one of the pieces to showcase MINI’s collaboration. and Paul Smith, in addition to a five-color stripe on the bottom edge of the door that is only visible when the door is opened.
However, although the decoration of this car is a bit extreme. But it reflects the idea of developing a simple and sustainable car very well. And most importantly, this model is not actually sold in any way.
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