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2011 MINI Countryman Specifications Revealed

Mini has at revealed the full European for its upcoming Countryman crossover, its official unveiling earlier year.

Essentially an enlarged, five-door version of the Cooper, the is aimed at buyers wanting the image, except with interior space and flexibility.

The Countryman immediately stands out as the visually unique model of the family, sharing no panels or bodyparts with its two and three-doored Its SUV-like ride height and wheelbase provide ample for two rows of seating, and it s also the modern MINI to feature a pair of rear doors.

a markedly bigger car than MINI models, the Countryman is recognisable as a MINI product.

The s familiar blacked-out glasshouse, bonnet and plastic-clad wheelarch are still there, as is the retro-inspired end styling.

However, while the features oval headlights and a front grille and airdam, the has larger, more irregularly-shaped housings and a few extra scoops and in its front bumper.

It also boasts more bulk, with the leading of the bonnet jutting forward the front bumper and the tailgate being especially broad.

frame the lower air dam, twin tailpipes exit under the rear bumper. A of vents are moulded into the bumper and make the Countryman s look a little less however the winged MINI that adorns the hatch is comically oversized.


the driver s seat, the Countryman s should feel familiar to who s piloted a MINI Cooper. s signature centrally-mounted speedometer the dashboard, and is complemented by a smaller attached to the steering column.

the exception of some extra trim, the steering wheel is to the Cooper s. The centre stack is out in a similar way too, but an extra row of and more controls for the ventilation have been added.

The change, however, is the new centre design that extends the front seat area and the rear cabin, bisecting the two rear seats.

Two aluminium rails are fixed to the console and specially-designed clip-on allow the centre console to be according to passenger needs, anything from cupholders to music player mounts to be attached.

The two individual rear are standard (in the European market, at but a full-width rear bench can be instead to give the Countryman a capacity.

The rear bench can be slid fore and aft, the 40/20/40 split backrest can be down to boost luggage With the rear seats up the s boot can hold 350 litres of expanding to 1170 litres the seatbacks folded.


details on in-car entertainment and features has yet to be announced, however says the Countryman will fitted with airconditioning, windows and an AM/FM player MP3-compatible CD player as standard.

will include sat-nav, a audio system, Bluetooth integration, auxiliary audio a panoramic sunroof, heated and xenon headlights.

Safety comprises stability control, control and ABS with EBD and brake In the even of a crash, all occupants be protected by three-point seatbelts, front and side airbags for the seats and curtain airbags for front and rear seats. mounting points for child are fitted to the rear seats as


The Countryman will be in Europe with the choice of petrol and two diesel engines, all of have been newly by BMW for the MINI range.

The MINI S Countryman is powered by a 135kW/240Nm 1.6 litre direct-injected petrol and using the turbo-charger s Overboost torque can briefly be pushed to

The 0-100km/h run is covered in 7.6 seconds 7.9 sec), and average fuel is listed at 6.1 l/100km (auto

Fitted with the ALL4 system, the Cooper S Countryman to 100km/h in 7.9 seconds (auto with fuel consumption marginally higher at 6.7 l/100km 7.7).

The regular Cooper will be powered by a 90kW/160Nm petrol engine — the engine used in the entry-level Cooper available here in

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The MINI Cooper Countryman from 0 to 100 km/h in 10.5 (automatic 11.6 sec), fuel consumption of 6.0 l/100km 7.2 l/100km).

The entry-level MINI One also features a 1.6 litre engine, developing 72kW and of torque. The 0-100km/h run is covered in seconds (auto 13.9) and fuel consumption is a low 6.0 l/100km 7.2).

Generating 82kW and of torque, the MINI Cooper D gets to 100km/h in 10.9 and lists fuel consumption of 4.4

The ALL4-equipped Cooper D Countryman a little longer to hit 100km/h, in at 11.6 seconds.

At the lower end of the is the 1.6 litre 66kW/215Nm turbodiesel of the One D Countryman, pushing to 100km/h in seconds for the manual and 13.9 for the transmission. Average fuel is listed as 4.4 l/100km.

As is to be expected, the is more than a little than its regular MINI The Cooper S ALL4 Countryman in at around 1451 — 400kg heavier than the MINI Cooper. Select the transmission and weight creeps up to

The regular front-wheel-drive Cooper S drops weight to 1381kg, and the same engine and transmission as its portlier ALL4 sibling.

In a range of fuel-saving technologies be offered as standard, including braking, low-drag engine electric power steering, start-stop and a gearshift prompt for vehicles.

Countrymen fitted a diesel engine are only with a manual gearbox, petrol-powered models have the of a six-speed Steptronic automatic.

The will be available in either drive or all-wheel drive with the ALL4 AWD drivetrain an always-on system rather the part-time systems favoured by small soft-roaders.

Normally, 50 of torque is directed to the rear However as much as 100 percent of can be sent to the rear axle if the wheels completely lose and the front axle features an pseudo-LSD to help improve

As with other MINI the Countryman is suspended on a simple strut arrangement up front; the need to accomodate the rear and driveshafts on AWD models necessitates a multi-link rear end.

An optional sports suspension will be available, and lowers the car by while stiffening the ride. says the full range of Cooper Works high-performance will also be available on the s options list.


pricing for the MINI Countryman has yet to be however it can be expected to go on sale towards the end of 2010 or in early Expect more information on the Countryman to surface later year.

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