If you are considering adding the rear license plate cover (NMA1232) to your MINI, you'll want to consider this piece also. This cover slips over the grip area used to open the trunk, behind which is the license plate lamp. Chrome plastic, looks like metal. Attaches over stock piece.
2002-2006 R50 Cooper and R53 Cooper S Hatchback
2005-2008 R52 Cooper and Cooper S Convertibles