The press images of the new Mini Cooper have been leaked online a little before its actual release.
The hatchback’s design seems to have remained largely the same as its previous version. The headlights, tail lights, front grille, bumper, side profile and roof seem to have been carried over from the previous model albeit with slight, subtle changes.
The base model will be driven by a 1.5 litre, 3 cylinder, turbocharged petrol engine that generates 136 bhp. On the higher variants, a 2.0 litre, 4 cylinder, petrol engine that delivers 192 bhp will do the job. Both these engines have an overboost function to increase the punch when necessary. A diesel-powered 1.5 litre, 116 bhp engine will also be available. Customers can choose to equip their car with either a 6 speed manual or a 6 speed automatic transmission.
Not much more details are available right now but that will change once the launch happens. The car will be launched simultaneously during the Los Angeles International Auto Show and the Tokyo Motor Show, both which begin on the 20th of November.