The 2012 Mini Coupe (Mini).
For motorists who go gaga for the Mini Cooper, there's good news: the next-generation of the car set to go on sale in 2013 will come in ten different iterations, according to Automobile.

With this kind of pint-sized variety, Mini will become the Ben & Jerry's of the automotive world.

This year, Mini rolled out the four-door Countryman. A new two-seater Mini Coupe comes out this October, and a Mini Roadster goes on sale in the first quarter of 2012.

Future products include a three-door Cooper hatchback, ethusiast magazine Automobile says. A new Clubman wagon and the Mini Traveler will follow. The Traveler will resemble a Mini wagon from the 1960s.

Mini spokeswoman Nathalie Bauters says the product plans Automobile laid out are too far in the future to discuss. Currently, Minis come in hardtop and convertible versions, a current Clubman style, a current coupe, a Mini John Cooper Works sporty version. The "Mini e" electric version is being tested with U.S. consumers through special leases.

The new Minis will be built on a BMW chassis called UKL1 and contain BMW three-cylinder engines. The platform will allow for all-wheel drive, electric and hybrid models, which might allow for some shared engineering a between Mini and the forthcoming BMW i EV, which the Munich-based automaker has billed as the ultimate urban mobile.


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      tedsclub
      • 3 Years Ago
      Brock I also have a Mercury Grand Marquis. Inexpensive to repair, room for passengers, plenty of v8 rwd power, 26 mpg hwy, and enough room in the trunk to put a mini cooper. If you have ever been in an accident trust me you don't want to be in something small. The Mini is fun to drive no doubt but my family and their safety is my primary concern.
      • 3 Years Ago
      They are still well over priced in my opinion.
      barryaclarke
      • 3 Years Ago
      BMW is always over priced from the Mini on up. Even though, I still like them
      acbobbyb
      • 3 Years Ago
      My girlfriend calls my shwanz a mini cooper. Never could figure out why.
      whamhammer
      • 3 Years Ago
      I like the car but I can't see paying 19k plus for the base model. Mini prices itself out competition.
      jhonhemrom
      • 3 Years Ago
      well ... its very wonderful car and everyone will hope to see this.. like me :) http://www.enidus.com/seo-services-company-usa.html New York Seo
      Linda
      • 3 Years Ago
      LOVED MY MINI COOPER. WAS THE BEST CAR I EVER OWNED! NICE, TIGHT, GREAT LITTLE CAR.
      Jean Hayes
      • 3 Years Ago
      I love this car, I would buy one, It's british you know....naturall !!!!
      • 3 Years Ago
      My daughter turned 16 last month and there was just no way we could afford to add her to our existing car insurance policy. I started shopping around for new car insurance and found this site: ( http://tinyurl.com/InsuranceTip ) I just put in my ZIP code and received four quotes instantly after filling out the form. By comparing rates we were actually able to include my daughter in our new policy and not pay anymore per month for car insurance than we were originally paying for just me and my wife!
      • 3 Years Ago
      Would love to buy a new Clubman when my current lease expires this Oct. but since Mini divorced from BMW the closest dealer is about 90 miles away. Makes service and warranty repair undesirable and inconvenient. Any suggestions?
      tkngclk
      • 3 Years Ago
      A Mini is a blast with the Turbo option..A friend has one, and put a Paxton Supercharger on it, it's a jet on wheels..Yes, a small block Chev. would be nice, but to much front end weight..Alot of up front frame work would need to be done A honestly Great Litte Car...
      meynier81
      • 3 Years Ago
      hey coopers are great gotta get one will wait till 2013 thank`s:)
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