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Mini going big for Geneva 2011

2011-02-28 09:26

YOUR MINI: Mini will offer even more customisation options with launch of its Mini Yours range

British premium small automaker Mini will show its most diverse model line-up yet - the Rocketman Concept, a John Cooper Works package and a new diesel engine at the 81st  Geneva auto show 2011,

Mini will boost its current engine options with a new 105kW, two-litre turbodiesel diesel engine. This the third and most powerful diesel in the range will be available for the Mini Convertible, Clubman, Countryman later.

For more race-orientated driving, Mini will introduce a new John Cooper Works pack for the Mini and Mini Convertible.

CUSTOMISATION

This new option includes model-specific components for the interior and exterior of the cars. Furthering its customisation options, the automaker will broaden its range of optional extras within the Mini Yours product range.

These exterior and interior design options comprises exclusive equipment details to kit out your car, highlighted with the launch of the Mini Clubman Hampton.

The world premiere of the Mini Rocketman concept will introduce showgoers to new ways of sampling urban driving fun in its cutting-edge form.

The new three-door model has a unique space utilisation concept with its 3+1 seat configuration and exterior length of 3.3m. The Rocketman concept will be unveiled on March 3, 2011.

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