2 Comments
0 MINI
2013 MINI Cooper To Welcome Five-door Option: Report Photo:
0 MINI
2013_mini_cooper_hatch_spy_photos_16 Photo: tmr
0 MINI
2011_mini_cooper_s_review_02_tmr_photos_06 Photo: tmr
0 MINI
2013 MINI Cooper Hatch - Spy Photos 2 Photo:
0 MINI
2011_mini_cooper_s_review_02_tmr_photos_03 Photo: tmr
0 MINI
2013_mini_cooper_hatch_spy_photos_07 Photo: tmr
0 MINI
2013_mini_cooper_hatch_spy_photos_11 Photo: tmr
0 MINI
2011_mini_cooper_s_review_02_tmr_photos_05 Photo: tmr
0 MINI
2013_mini_cooper_hatch_spy_photos_13 Photo: tmr
0 MINI
2013_mini_cooper_hatch_spy_photos_04 Photo: tmr
0 MINI
2011_mini_cooper_s_review_01_01 Photo: tmr
0 MINI
2013_mini_cooper_hatch_spy_photos_10 Photo: tmr
0 MINI
2013_mini_cooper_hatch_spy_photos_12 Photo: tmr
0 MINI
2011_mini_cooper_s_review_01_02 Photo: tmr
0 MINI
2013_mini_cooper_hatch_spy_photos_02 Photo: tmr
0 MINI
2011_mini_cooper_s_review_02_tmr_photos_02 Photo: tmr
0 MINI
2013_mini_cooper_hatch_spy_photos_09 Photo: tmr
0 MINI
2013_mini_cooper_hatch_spy_photos_15 Photo: tmr
0 MINI
2011_mini_cooper_s_review_01_04 Photo: tmr
0 MINI
2013_mini_cooper_hatch_spy_photos_03 Photo: tmr
0 MINI
2011_mini_cooper_s_review_02_tmr_photos_04 Photo: tmr
0 MINI
2013_mini_cooper_hatch_spy_photos_06 Photo: tmr
0 MINI
2013_mini_cooper_hatch_spy_photos_14 Photo: tmr
0 MINI
2011_mini_cooper_s_review_02_tmr_photos_07 Photo: tmr
0 MINI
2013_mini_cooper_hatch_spy_photos_05 Photo: tmr
0 MINI
2011_mini_cooper_s_review_02_tmr_photos_01 Photo: tmr
0 MINI
2013_mini_cooper_hatch_spy_photos_08 Photo: tmr
 
0 MINI
0 MINI
0 MINI
0 MINI
0 MINI
0 MINI
0 MINI
0 MINI
0 MINI
0 MINI
0 MINI
0 MINI
0 MINI
0 MINI
0 MINI
0 MINI
0 MINI
0 MINI
0 MINI
0 MINI
0 MINI
0 MINI
0 MINI
0 MINI
0 MINI
0 MINI
0 MINI
 

Sell your car without the hassle.
Get an instant offer from areyouselling. FIND OUT MORE

 
Peter Anderson | May, 29 2012 | 2 Comments

MINI's ever-expanding line-up will reportedly welcome a five-door variant in the next-generation Cooper range, expected to debut in the coming year.

Reports out of Europe this week suggest that the five-door Cooper, separate to the Clubman wagon, has been developed primarily for a practicality-driven North American plan.

In Europe, a five-door Cooper would also give MINI parent BMW a weapon against Audi's petite A1 Sportback, soon to launch in Australia.

Unlike the five-door A1, the new MINI model will reportedly get a slightly longer wheelbase, freeing up additional legroom in the back row.

Five doors would also build appeal with young families, allowing easy access for children, and for parents to strap them in.

It is also likely that the new model would feature a pair of conventionally-hinged rear doors, rather than the stumpy single suicide door of the Clubman.

The next generation Cooper, built on the new UKL1 platform, could be spun into yet more product lines in the MINI family.

MINI's line-up currently features six model, with two more in the works: a Countryman Coupe (the last variant based on the current generation) and a possible production version of the MINI Clubvan light commercial vehicle.

The new MINI Cooper is expected to make its international debut sometime in 2013, and if a five-door is on the way, an unveiling in the following year is likely.

 
Filed under Mini cooper mini cooper News report
 
TMR Comments
2 Comments
LOAN CALCULATOR
i
Latest Comments