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Mini Cooper 1 1/4 inch Trailer Hitch Gen 1 Hardtop R50 R53 and Convertible R52

Mini Cooper 1 1/4 inch Trailer Hitch Gen 1 Hardtop R50 R53 and Convertible R52

Mini Cooper 1 1/4 inch Trailer Hitch Gen 1 Hardtop R50 R53 and Convertible R52

These product are designed specifically for the 1st generation MINI. Use this 1 1/4" hidden trailer receiver hitch to tow, haul cargo, bikes.

Fits the following models:

2002-2006 R50 MINI Cooper and R5 Cooper S Hardtop
2005-2008 R52 MINI Cooper and Cooper S Convertible

Select Body style and Model.

Compatible with the JCW Aero Body Kit!

If you plan to tow a small trailer, see NMX6129-P for a custom Wiring Kit.

If you need a matching Draw Bar with a 1-7/8" ball, click here.

If you need a Bike Rack to fit your new 1-1/4" Hitch, see the Mini Cooper Bike Rack Yakima 1-1/4" Hitch Mount.

These trailer receiver hitches have all been certified by Test Link Services, Inc. using SAE J684 Department of Transportation testing standards to meet a tongue weight rating of 200 lbs and a maximum tow rating of 1400 lbs. Many states require the use of a SAE J684 certified hitch for hauling and towing. These trailer receiver hitches are the only commercially available certified trailer hitch for the Mini Cooper S with a 200 lb tongue weight and 1400 lb towing weight! Get the strongest hitch here!

This hitch uses the rear backup light opening on the 02-04 models, and the rear fog light opening for 05-06 hatchbacks and 05-08 convertibles.

These products are drop-shipped directly from the manufacturer. Product usually ships in 1-2 weeks. Delivery times may vary depending on inventory.


  • Retains functionality of backup light/ rear fog light when the receiver hitch is not in use (except 2007 Mini Cooper (non S)
  • 1 1/4" class I receiver
  • Powder coated black to resist rust
  • 200 lb maximum tongue weight
  • 1400 lb maximum towing capacity
  • Installs with ordinary hand tools


HARDTOP R50 COOPER  20022004    NMX6100  NMX6130
2005-2006   NMX6101
HARDTOP R53 COOPER S 2002-2006 With Rear Fog or
Backup Light
NMX6105  NMX6131
2002-2006 Without Rear Fog or
Backup Light
CONVERTIBLE R52 COOPER 2005-2008   NMX6102  NMX6132
COOPER S 2005-2008 With Rear Fog or
Backup Light
NMX6106  NMX6133 
2005-2008 Without Rear Fog or
Backup Light



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