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Autocar reports that Mini may be working on a more sinister version of Countryman. The hotter crossover would receive the once-over by the rally kings at Prodrive using lessons learned from the Mini WRC effort. Dave Richards, the head honcho at Prodrive, has made it clear that road-going versions of the Countryman WRC are a possibility, and Autocar was able to snag a few photos an aggressive Countryman wearing a fixed carbon fiber wing and custom alloy wheels. The report dishes on further details by saying that the vehicle will pack a Prodrive Milltek exhaust and a more potent version of the turbocharged 1.6-liter four-cylinder currently available in the Mini Cooper S.

That's interesting and all, but we hear word that Prodrive is focusing its efforts on creating a powerful version of the three-door Paceman. Is it possible that Mini and Prodrive are currently working on more than one model? Hoping certainly doesn't cost us anything at this point. Head over to Autocar to check out the photos for yourself.


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      Jason
      • 3 Years Ago
      This is exactly how you justify your motorsport efforts...take what you've learned from them and directly apply to production models and (hopefully) translate that into added $$ from sales of those models. This is what people have been screaming at Ford to do since they started being a top competitor in WRC.
        Krishan Mistry
        • 3 Years Ago
        @Jason
        It's about time Ford gave us a 300hp AWD Fiesta WRC edition, complete with a roll cage and sequential manual! Ok, any AWD hi po Focus or Fiesta will do.
      Hotsuye
      • 3 Years Ago
      How bout making a mini cooper inspired wrc car with 4 wheel drive? Not the fat looking countryman...
      • 3 Years Ago
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      JonZeke
      • 3 Years Ago
      Want! A buddy of mine drove us around Sonoma the other day in his ALL4. Great car! Stupid interior ergonomics though... but otherwise its an ideal city/country car for either a couple or a foursome. Kinky? Buy a Countryman.
      You guy
      • 3 Years Ago
      mmmm Prodrive. Maybe they can re-engineer it enough so it won't catch fire.