Blog: Dave LeggettNew Mini Countryman

Dave Leggett | 21 January 2010

I'm not 100% sure about the new Mini Countryman's styling, but I think I'll reserve final judgement until I have seen it in the flesh. Maybe some people will have a problem with the idea of such a muscular looking Mini, but it could really work - especially in the US. 

One of the guys at Autocar has made some very good points - below link - about what this new Mini variant may mean for the Mini Clubman. If there are people wanting a Mini with a bit more utility and interior space than the standard model, they may well prefer the Countryman package over the current Clubman, with its single 'club' door and its few extra inches. If US consumers really vote for the Mini Countryman in a big way, that could perhaps mean curtains for Mini Clubman.

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