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Spy Shots: Mini working on diesel "S" versions of Cooper, Clubman?

by Damon Lavrinc (RSS feed) on Nov 25th, 2009 at 3:42PM

Spy shooters posted outside Mini's testing facility in Germany snagged a duo of prototypes heading out for testing, but something seemed amiss. Both models -- a standard Cooper and a mildly camo'd Clubman -- sported the tell-tale exterior elements found on the S versions, specifically a central-mounted dual exhaust on the Cooper and the twin-tips and hood scoop on the Clubman. However, the exhaust note was decidedly diesel, causing us to wonder: Is Mini working on hotted-up S versions of its oil-burners? If they are -- and we're not convinced either way -- then a Cooper S and Clubman S... Read More

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