A new version of the first Mini with four doors, a large tailgate, five seats and optional all-wheel drive is soon to be out, according to the company. The new 2015 Countryman will be powered by a selection of 1.6 litre petrol engines or 1.6/2.0 litre diesel engines mated to 6 speed manual or 6 speed automatic transmissions.
The 2015 Countryman has the characteristic hexagonal radiator grille in a new design and reinforces the presence of the upright front section; visual under-body guard elements for the front and rear apron and side sills now standard in conjunction with the all-wheel drive system Mini ALL4 new standard and optionally available light alloy wheels with reduced weight and optimised aerodynamics properties and tyres with reduced rolling resistance as an option.
The new Mini Cooper Countryman also gets new exterior paint finishes in Jungle Green metallic, Midnight Grey metallic and Starlight Blue metallic. Additional customisation options include contrasting colours for the roof and exterior mirror caps, bonnet stripes and Sport Stripes as well as a Piano Black exterior.
Toys on the new Countryman include new LED fog lights including daytime driving and parking light in LED technology, xenon headlamps and adaptive turning light, comfort access, panorama glass roof, automatic air conditioning, removable tow hitch with trailer load of up to 1,200 kilograms, Mini navigation system, Sport Button, sports suspension, sports leather steering wheel with shift paddles for automatic transmission, multifunction steering wheel with cruise control, Harman Kardon hi-fi speaker system and model-specific John Cooper Works accessories.
We expect the new 2015 Countryman to come to India later this year.