Motoring: Not-so-mellow yellow for new Mini Convertible

The zesty colour of the updated open-topped model will catch the eye this winter, but some of the fizz and fun of the earlier models has been lost

The new Mini Cooper Convertible in the new Zesty Yellow shade now available

Well, that’s it: the kids are back in school, the temperatures have started to drop, the days are getting shorter and there are even advent calendars in the shops already. Summer is over, but nobody told Mini Ireland, it seems, as it has chosen now to showcase its updated Convertible press car, finished in a retina-searing Zesty Yellow paint colour.

This hue is a new option for the open-topped Mini, and it’s being used to ...