On a CountryMan base, Mini decided to propose this concept, a SAC (Sporty Activity Coupé), designed for urban jungles, it will be presented to the 2011 NAIAS in Detroit next January.
10 years after the launch of the Mini on the same show, Mini hopes the same critical acclaim with this not conventional product that invents a category of vehicle.
An UFO, surfing between the European needs of compact vehicles and the American needs very pick-up and SUV like.
We like its lines so Mini and its urban proof style, masculine lines which according to BMW evoke "muscle-cars"
On the engine side, nothing green to present you but, on the technology side the optional Mini ALL4 system: an electromagnetic differential positioned directly on the final drive varies the distribution of power between front and rear axles. In normal conditions, 50 % of the power is sent to the back wheels and in extreme situations it can go up to 100 %.