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2015-03-06 11:00

MIGHTY MINI: The new Mini Park Lane is no mouse. Image: Supplied.


Mere months following the launch of a facelift, Mini is working on its second-generation Countryman. Check out spy images of its radical design.

GENEVA, Switzerland - Mini debuted its Countryman Park Lane at the 2015 Geneva International Motor Show. The new Mini SUV will be available globally from July 2015.

Mini has, for the first time, developed a limited edition of its popular Countryman SUV.

According to Mini: "A distinct design and colour concept as well as high-end equipment features make the Mini an authentic ambassador for versatile driving fun in the compact segment."


The limited model can be combined with a particularly high-end equipment package such as:

    • Chrome Line exterior available at no additional charge
    • Xenon headlights
    • Sports seats
    • Auto aircon
    • Trip data computer
    • Rain sensor with auto light control
    • Sports steering wheel.
  • GALLERY: 2015 Mini Countryman Park Lane

    Mini has a showroom in Park Lane, Mayfair, and it's the third time that Park Lane has had its name taken for exclusive edition of the brand. A version of the standard Mini with particularly high-end fittings bore the designation in 1987; another Mini Park Lane was introduced in 2005, following in the footsteps of its predecessor after the brand's relaunch.

    EARLIER MINI PARK LANE: This 2006 Mini Park Lane was for sale in the UK at R81 000. Image: Supplied

    The new Mini has five seats, including a rear seat that can be shifted and has a folding backrest with a 40:20:40 split. Normal luggage capacity is 350 litres, expandable to 1170 with the seats folded.


    Mini's combined fuel consumption across models ranges from 7.3-4.2 litres/100km, combined CO2 emissions: 169-111g/km. There are three petrol and three diesel engines covering an output range of 66-140kW. Four engines can be with Minis ALL4 all-wheel drive.

    The 160kW Mini John Cooper Works Countryman is mated to ALL4 as standard.

    The Mini Park Lane is available in as many as eight variants, depending on the market. The limited edition is available in both front and all-wheel drive.


    Four-cylinder petrol engines (90kW or 140kW) - Countryman, Countryman ALL4, Cooper S Countryman and Cooper S Countryman ALL4.

    Four-cylinder 82kW diesel units - Cooper D Countryman and Cooper D Countryman ALL4

    Four-cylinder 105kW diesel - Cooper SD Countryman and Cooper SD Countryman ALL4.

    NEW LOOK MINI: A limited edition Mini Countryman has been developed for the first time.  Image: Mini

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