Blog: New Mini variant
Dave Leggett | 10 September 2008
Here's a Mini variant that had passed me by well under the radar - it's a totally radical new ZEV. As PR stunts go, this one isn't bad. The Mini Clubman was recently launched in China and the local distributor in Beijing came up with an eyecatcher - a rickshaw conversion - to coincide with the Olympics. Must have been hard work for the guy doing the pedalling.
I'm starting to get a small idea of the scale of things here in China, but really, I'm only scratching the surface of this vast country....
Given the startling complexity of obtaining a journalist visa for China - the code 'J2' is now indelibly stamped on my mind - it was with some surprise how swiftly I managed to sail through airport im...