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    Spy Shots: Mini Traveller/Spacebox mule suggests van/MPV cometh

    It looks like BMW is set to put the Mini back in minivan, with an enlarged version of its Countryman crossover. Our spy photographers snagged these shots of the jumbo-sized Mini mule testing in Europe and wearing conventional Countryman bodywork. But if you look closely, you can see that the ...

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    Rumormill: Mini's upcoming Traveller model to be most practical yet

    If you thought Mini had strayed far from its raison d'être with the Countryman crossover, consider the following: while the original Mini was diminutive in size, it was all about maximizing interior volume against a compact exterior shape – a ratio, if you will, of cabin size to ...

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    MINI Clubman set to debut in Frankfurt

    As we told you back in January, the new MINI Clubman wagon will be debuting in September in Frankfurt. We also reported that the U.S. version should be shown in Detroit next year. What we didn't know was that the car will be going on sale in Europe in early 2008. That's the latest bit of info we ...

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    Next MINI christened Clubman

    Though the gaggle of MINI concepts preceding the brand's next long-wheelbase model have worn some variation of the Traveller moniker, we've known since last August the chances that name would be used for the production model were slim. Faced with the prospect of a prolonged copyright battle to ...

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    Reports: Get your MINI with AWD by 2008

    Following earlier rumors of an off-roading MINI Colorado, reports are surfacing that parent company BMW is preparing to offer all-wheel-drive on the full MINI range by 2008. The rumors stem from this week's edition of the German weekly Auto Motor und Sport, which stated that the upcoming ...

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    MINI Clubman to debut in Frankfurt

    For those of you interested in the impending reveal of MINI's stretched hatch, Motoring File has the goods on what debuts are coming over the next couple of years. For those of you who aren't, feel free to waste some time here.Photos and technical information will likely be revealed sometime this ...

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    Spy Shots: MINI Traveller/Clubman

    The MINI Traveller, or as it should now be officially called, the Clubman, has been revealed to us in concept form as well as heavily camouflaged spy pics, but these new spy shots found on The Car Connection reveal a completely undisguised mule undergoing testing. Sporting a wheelbase probably ...

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    MINI Clubman opens its doors

    The MINI Traveller has finally arrived, and we are shutting off the "No Vacancy" sign. OK, so the car will officially be called the Clubman when it arrives in dealerships "in the next three years." Traveller has been deemed too protected to legally secure for use here. But as William Shakespeare ...

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    MINI Traveller redubbed Clubman

    MotoringFile is reporting that MINI will be dropping the Traveller name for its upcoming long-wheelbase version of its iconic small car in favor of 'Clubman'. Several sources have told the site that a mess of copyright issues with the Traveller name provoked the switch, and while the MINI crew ...


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