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Small MINI Crossover

Paceman

Company MINI declassified the new conceptual car — three-door compact crossover Paceman. This car will be presented to general public in the middle of January of next year on Detroit Motor Show. About it it's told in the official press release.

2012 MINI Paceman from a Countryman platform

The novelty is constructed on a Countryman, however the prototype overall length on 13 mm is more (4110 mm), than at MINI Countryman, and the height — on 20 mm is less (1541 mm). Besides, at Paceman similar registration of a front part of a body, including a windshield, headlights, radiator and bumper.

MINI Paceman
2012 MINI Paceman
Crossover MINI
Crossover Paceman

The crossover prototype is equipped by the 211-strong four-cylinder gasoline engine in volume of 1,6 litres which is established on tuning versions MINI by John Cooper Works studio, and system of all wheel drive All4.

According to representatives of the British manufacturer, the decision on possibility of serial release of a three-door crossover MINI for the present is not accepted. However if the general management gives to the project a "green light" on the conveyor the similar car appears in two years and, as experts assume, becomes the most expensive MINI model.