Next-gen Mini Clubman spotted - new pictures - MINI Cooper Forum
Go Back   MINI Cooper Forum > All Models & Variants > MINI in the Media


MINI in the Media Discuss the MINI in print, magazines, paper articles, in games or on the net, on TV and film here

Mini2.com is the premier Mini Cooper Forum on the internet. Registered Users do not see the above ads.
Reply
Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Mini HQ - Terrible ethics for the customer. jobforacowgirl Dealership Feedback 10 Feb 12th, 2014 04:57 PM
2nd Gen Haynes MINI manual out September mab01uk MINI in the Media 0 Sep 13th, 2013 07:57 AM
Mini 2006 - First Gen - Stereo System / Bluetooth / Controls holycow General Discussion 0 Jul 13th, 2013 06:12 PM
Brooklands Mini Day Sunday, March 24, 2013 mab01uk Mini Events 11 Apr 5th, 2013 06:11 PM
Mini Australia service chilld Dealership Feedback 4 Sep 4th, 2012 05:29 AM

 
LinkBack Thread Tools Rate Thread
  #1 (permalink)  
Old Jan 22nd, 2014, 11:03 PM
mab01uk's Avatar
MINI2 Master
Offline
 
Join Date: Nov 2006
Location: London
Posts: 5,405
Local Time: 01:31 PM
United Kingdom Male
Next-gen Mini Clubman spotted - new pictures

These are the latest pictures of the new Mini Clubman, which has been spotted undergoing cold weather testing near the Arctic Circle.

The Clubman, which will switch to a larger and more conventional sporting estate for its second generation, will be one of the initial four models in the third-generation BMW Mini lineup.

It will follow the three-door hatchback into production alongside new convertible and five-door hatchback versions.

While the current Clubman has an unusual 2+1 side-door arrangement, with the rear door being rear hinged, the new model has conventional doors on each side for rear passengers. The twin side-hinged door arrangement for the tailgate remains, however.
Next-gen Mini Clubman spotted - new pictures | Autocar
Reply With Quote
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
  #2 (permalink)  
Old Feb 27th, 2014, 08:04 PM
mab01uk's Avatar
MINI2 Master
Offline
 
Join Date: Nov 2006
Location: London
Posts: 5,405
Local Time: 01:31 PM
United Kingdom Male

Last edited by mab01uk; Feb 27th, 2014 at 09:57 PM.
Reply With Quote
  #3 (permalink)  
Old Feb 28th, 2014, 04:22 AM
Deep_27a's Avatar
...opinionated!
Offline
 
Join Date: Mar 2009
Location: Midlands
Posts: 359
Local Time: 01:31 PM
United Kingdom Male View Deep_27a's  &  2nd Gen  Profile View Deep_27a's Classified Ads
Eurgh!
Reply With Quote
  #4 (permalink)  
Old Feb 28th, 2014, 05:24 PM
SGT Slaughter & Farm Girl
Offline
 
Join Date: Feb 2014
Location: USA, New Jersey
Posts: 193
Local Time: 08:31 AM
United States Male
United-States Clubman or Countryman????

I like the Halo Lights. Is that intake on the lower front fender ya think? Prob it's a turbo I guess with the dual exhaust. Thought they were ditchin the Barn Door idea? I like Hatches. Roof is nice, lotta light comin in. The taillights look like they may be Sequential, that's nice! Smooth Sleek look and yay for happy Bladders and Backs with Low Pro's that low!!!!!!!!! Inside is kinda ify to me. The back seats do look comfy!
Reply With Quote
  #5 (permalink)  
Old Feb 28th, 2014, 05:41 PM
MINI2 Senior
Offline
 
Join Date: Sep 2011
Posts: 408
Local Time: 02:31 PM
Luxembourg Male
Looks like a poor hybrid of the Clubman and Paceman.

I own a Clubman and it's instantly recognizable as a Mini and is an auto design classic. Can't say the same for this version, unfortunately. Really not fond of the way their designs are evolving; Minis are starting to look like every other car on the road and are becoming massive which defeats the entire history and philosophy of the marque.

Disappointing. Don't think I'll be buying another until the design aesthetic changes.
Reply With Quote
  #6 (permalink)  
Old Mar 2nd, 2014, 07:05 AM
MINI2 Regular
Offline
 
Join Date: Jul 2009
Posts: 66
Local Time: 01:31 PM
Norway
I love it, to my eyes this is what the CM should have been all along, rather than the neither fish nor foul abomination MINI actually built, and I stupidly bought. It's the first of the 3rd Gen MINI's where the styling fits properly, the new hardtop looks lumpy and the 5 door spy shots show a very oddly proportioned vehicle.

It's also the first BMW product with airbreathers which look attractive and well integrated in the design, rather than tacked on afterthoughts.





Reply With Quote
Thanks for this post from:
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
Reply


Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
 
Thread Tools
Rate This Thread
Rate This Thread:

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Mini HQ - Terrible ethics for the customer. jobforacowgirl Dealership Feedback 10 Feb 12th, 2014 04:57 PM
2nd Gen Haynes MINI manual out September mab01uk MINI in the Media 0 Sep 13th, 2013 07:57 AM
Mini 2006 - First Gen - Stereo System / Bluetooth / Controls holycow General Discussion 0 Jul 13th, 2013 06:12 PM
Brooklands Mini Day Sunday, March 24, 2013 mab01uk Mini Events 11 Apr 5th, 2013 06:11 PM
Mini Australia service chilld Dealership Feedback 4 Sep 4th, 2012 05:29 AM

» Recent Threads
Tyre pressure on dash board
Apr 14th, 2014 01:59 PM
by ajn
Last post by carbon337
Today 12:23 PM
2 Replies, 135 Views
Tyre pressure light and weird handbrake relationship
Mar 28th, 2014 06:48 PM
Last post by carbon337
Today 12:18 PM
4 Replies, 349 Views
Brake wear sensor or not ?
Mar 13th, 2014 12:49 AM
Last post by Milpol
Today 11:59 AM
4 Replies, 426 Views
Engine mounts
Dec 22nd, 2013 07:47 PM
Last post by The Nun
Today 11:22 AM
2 Replies, 693 Views
Problems with remote amp lead in trunk
Apr 5th, 2014 09:57 PM
by nize
Last post by nize
Today 11:18 AM
2 Replies, 248 Views
First Mini Help !
Apr 13th, 2014 08:19 PM
Last post by M40WST
Today 11:06 AM
1 Replies, 163 Views
New to this! No hot air in the car!
Yesterday 03:37 PM
Last post by VictoriaDruskyte
Today 10:55 AM
6 Replies, 170 Views
Radio CD Player Spare Part
Today 10:47 AM
by B20A
Last post by B20A
Today 10:47 AM
0 Replies, 23 Views
what your factory frequency response looks like
Mar 5th, 2014 02:36 AM
Last post by rumblestrip
Today 10:22 AM
1 Replies, 349 Views
Where can I buy Spare wheel carrier for r50!
Yesterday 07:28 PM
Last post by VictoriaDruskyte
Today 09:42 AM
2 Replies, 110 Views
New guy would like to know about tire options
Mar 23rd, 2014 01:52 PM
Last post by habi222
Today 08:13 AM
4 Replies, 598 Views
Buying a cat D insurance loss
Apr 4th, 2014 09:12 PM
Last post by The Nun
Today 07:37 AM
5 Replies, 330 Views
Caravanning with a Clubman
Apr 13th, 2014 08:21 PM
Last post by The Nun
Today 07:34 AM
8 Replies, 303 Views
How to Retrofit the Spacesaver Spare Wheel
Dec 6th, 2011 10:40 PM
by mab01uk
Last post by scooper dooper
Today 06:02 AM
43 Replies, 29,066 Views
R50 Short shift - what's the deal with this?
Apr 6th, 2014 04:14 PM
Last post by Rally370
Today 02:01 AM
2 Replies, 239 Views
Which Used Mini
Today 12:31 AM
by UKNY
Last post by UKNY
Today 12:41 AM
2 Replies, 108 Views
» Premium
» Auto Insurance
Wheel & Tire Center

Powered by vBadvanced CMPS v3.2.1

All times are GMT. The time now is 12:31 PM.



Powered by vBulletin® Copyright ©2000 - 2014, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
SEO by vBSEO 3.3.2