Motor Trend + [unique]

MINI will show in Detroit a new crossover

MINI Beachcomber

In January of the next year company MINI will present on the international motor show in Detroit the conceptual crossover Beachcomber created on the basis of the first off-road car of mark under name Countryman. The serial version "Countryman" debuts in March on a motor show in Geneva. About it it is spoken in communique MINI.

MINI Beachcomber by MINI Moke

The novelty is created as modern interpretation of the last century of car MINI Moke issued in the sixties, however unlike this car the modern concept car will be hardly started in a batch production. Crossover Beachcomber is created for the purpose of demonstration of how model Countryman what will be the sizes of a body and the general structure of salon will look. The dimensional length of a prototype makes 4070 mm, and the wheel base is equal to 2606 mm, that on 135 and 59 mm accordingly more than at five-door car MINI Clubman.

Countryman

MINI Countryman

Interior Countryman

Interior MINI Countryman

Novelty as well as serial crossover Countryman, it is equipped by new system of full drive All4 which has been specially developed for compact cars. In the future concern BMW owning mark MINI, is intended to use such transmission and on other cars. The ruler of engines Countryman will be precisely same, as well as hatchbacks, including a new bee-turbo motor in volume of 1,6 litres which begins to be offered for serial updating.

MINI Countryman 2010

It is expected, that at European dealers MINI Countryman will appear in September, 2010. The car will be issued in Austria at company Magna enterprise.