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MINI AT THE 42ND TOKYO MOTOR SHOW 2011November 11, 2011
Premium quality, expressive design and a peerless balance between driving fun and efficiency underpin the status of MINI as a one-off in the premium small car segment. A principal contributory factor in the dynamic worldwide growth of the British brand – alongside the opening up of additional markets – is increased variety within the...more below
MINI at the 42nd Tokyo Motor Show 2011
As the first two-seater in the brand’s current model family, the MINI Coupé wastes no time in revealing its sporting character. Powerful engines join forces with a bespoke chassis set-up, harmonious weight distribution, stiff body structure and optimised aerodynamic properties to deliver the ultimate expression of the traditional MINI go-kart feeling. An intriguing concept study provides an alluring preview of how a further addition to the model line-up might shape up. The MINI Paceman Concept fills a niche as the first Sports Activity Coupé in the MINI segment.
MINI is also presenting a selection of other highlights from its current model range at the 2011 Tokyo Motor Show. The MINI Crossover, for example, is the brand’s first model to feature four doors and a large tailgate, not to mention ALL4 all-wheel drive (optional). And then there is the MINI John Cooper Works, which is powered by a 155 kW/211 hp twin-scroll turbo engine with direct injection and brings an undiluted feel of the race track to the road.
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