MINI Superleggera Locked In: Report Photo:
2014 MINI Superleggera Vision - Concept Photo:
2014_mini_superleggera_vision_roadster_concept_concorso_deleganza_19 Photo: tmr
2014_mini_superleggera_vision_roadster_concept_concorso_deleganza_08 Photo: tmr
2014_mini_superleggera_vision_roadster_concept_concorso_deleganza_01 Photo: tmr
2014_mini_superleggera_vision_roadster_concept_concorso_deleganza_04 Photo: tmr
2014_mini_superleggera_vision_roadster_concept_concorso_deleganza_18 Photo: tmr
2014_mini_superleggera_vision_roadster_concept_concorso_deleganza_11 Photo: tmr
2014_mini_superleggera_vision_roadster_concept_concorso_deleganza_05 Photo: tmr
2014_mini_superleggera_vision_roadster_concept_concorso_deleganza_03 Photo: tmr
2014_mini_superleggera_vision_roadster_concept_concorso_deleganza_15 Photo: tmr
2014_mini_superleggera_vision_roadster_concept_concorso_deleganza_22 Photo: tmr
2014_mini_superleggera_vision_roadster_concept_concorso_deleganza_07 Photo: tmr
2014_mini_superleggera_vision_roadster_concept_concorso_deleganza_09 Photo: tmr
2014_mini_superleggera_vision_roadster_concept_concorso_deleganza_17 Photo: tmr
2014_mini_superleggera_vision_roadster_concept_concorso_deleganza_21 Photo: tmr
2014_mini_superleggera_vision_roadster_concept_concorso_deleganza_20 Photo: tmr
2014_mini_superleggera_vision_roadster_concept_concorso_deleganza_06 Photo: tmr
2014_mini_superleggera_vision_roadster_concept_concorso_deleganza_16 Photo: tmr
2014_mini_superleggera_vision_roadster_concept_concorso_deleganza_10 Photo: tmr
2014_mini_superleggera_vision_roadster_concept_concorso_deleganza_14 Photo: tmr
2014_mini_superleggera_vision_roadster_concept_concorso_deleganza_02 Photo: tmr
2014_mini_superleggera_vision_roadster_concept_concorso_deleganza_13 Photo: tmr
Mike Stevens | Mar, 18 2015 | 0 Comments

MINI’s retro-tastic Superleggera roadster looks set for a production future, if reports out of the UK this week are to be believed.

Revealed as a concept in May last year, the Superleggera was promoted as a design study - but it wasn’t long before pundits began to wonder if it could move into the production range as a replacement for the now retired MINI Roadster.

MINI has yet to confirm plans for the Superleggera, but insider comments and a purportedly leaked ‘patent application’ image that surfaced in December have kept the rumour mill turning.

Now, a new report with the UK’s Car magazine claims the Superleggera has “won approval” with parent company BMW, meaning the compact droptop could star in MINI’s streamlined ‘superhero’ future line-up.

The production Superleggera would likely be shopped as a more premium alternative to the legendary Mazda MX-5, although we can undoubtedly expect MINI’s roadster to ride on the same front-wheel-drive platform that underpins its latest models.

Likewise, we can expect power to come from the same three- and four-cylinder engines that have delivered more power and lower fuel consumption in the latest Cooper models.

Reports in recent months have also pointed to the potential for a hybrid or all-electric version of the Superleggera, again based on systems already in production with BMW models.

Watch for more on the MINI Superleggera to surface in the months ahead.

MORE: MINI News & Reviews | Roadsters

TMR Comments
Latest Comments
The size of your tyre is located on the sidewall of your tyre.
It will be similar to the sample below.