MINI At The 2015 Auto Show in Frankfurt

MINI At The 2015 Auto Show in Frankfurt

The new MINI Clubman, had its world premiere at the 2015 edition of the Motor Show in Frankfurt (IAA). From that moment the model arrives in the compact premium class, because of the interior space and extended versatility, as well as its driving qualities.

The model uses all the technological innovations of the latest generation and comes with a new image, many practical elements and a range of equipment that is see for the first time on a MINI. Outstanding driving pleasure, distinctive and highly expressive design and innovative functionality, on top of its individual style can still be found on the model.

The new MINI Clubman is the latest and greatest model of the MINI new generation. The car is 27 centimeters longer and 9 cm wider than the five-door MINI Hatch and the wheelbase is longer by 10 centimeters. Car trunk has a volume of 360 liters and can be extended to a maximum of 1,250 liters by folding down the seat back in a 40:20:40 ratio. Thus, the new MINI Clubman offers the highest practical level a MINI car ever had.

The market launch of the new MINI Clubman will be held on 31 October 2015 with three engine variants, the latest generation of engines featuring MINI TwinPower Turbo technology for a sporty temperament and remarkable efficiency.

The gasoline engine, a four-cylinder unit equipped on the MINI Cooper S Clubman which develops 141 kW / 192 hp (average consumption combined: 6.3 to 6.2 l / 100 km; CO2 emissions: 147-144 g / km). MINI Cooper Clubman is powered by a gasoline engine with three cylinders and a maximum power of 100 kW / 136 hp (average fuel consumption combined: 5.3 to 5.1 l / 100 km; CO2 emissions: 123-118 g / km). A new member in the diesel engine range is a four-cylinder version that develops 100 kW / 150 hp, which goes on the MINI Cooper D Clubman (mixed average consumption: 4.4 to 4.1 l / 100 km; CO2 emissions: 115-109 g / km).

Expanding the range of engines for the new MINI Clubman presented at IAA 2015 provides additional variety. Now we have a gasoline engine, very fuel efficient on the MINI One Clubman (three-cylinders, 75 kW / 102 hp, average fuel consumption combined: 5.3 to 5.1 l / 100 km; CO2 emissions: 124-119 g / km).

In addition, there will be two diesel powerplants – three or four-cylinder engine – which will be found for the first time on a MINI. MINI One D Clubman (85 kW / 116 hp) will be the entry-level model (average consumption combined: 3.9-3.8 l / 100 km; CO2 emissions: 104-99 g / km). The MINI Cooper SD Clubman (140 kW / 190 hp, average consumption combined: 6.4 to 4.6 l / 100 km; CO2 emissions: 122-119 g / km) will take on the role of the most powerful diesel variant (all data are for the EU test cycle, dependent on selected tire size).

With the latest generation of models, MINI perpetuates the success story of the original model in the premium segment of small class cars. Whether you opt for the new three-door MINI Hatch or for the new five-door MINI Hatch the general attraction is greater.

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