Peter Schwarzenbauer said in a recent interview that they are working hard to achieve Superleggera to bring the MINI production . But the final decision has not yet been taken.
L a story about the MINI Superleggera has already had countless ups and downs , which ranged from the almost confirmation to be produced in series up the announcement of its cancellation. But it seems that this is a prototype that liked both the public and the BMW itself, which are still trying to find ways to bring into production.
The Superleggera is still in MINI plans.
In a recent interview given to Coach Peter Schwarzenbauer, head of MINI, said the company is working hard to get take to dealers although he was responsible for clarar it is a project very difficult to carry out economically. At the same time Schwarzenbauer said the Superleggera would not be a substitute for extinct MINI Coupe and MINI Roadster because as blunt was responsible that they are not comparable products, as the Superleggera will be a real sports.
The platform will be the UKL, is the same used in the next generation MINI Cooper , a versatile technical basis to ensure ideal for a product homeless, given its high level of rigidity and low weight. The adoption of this architecture means that in a hypothetical production version of the Superleggera could have the same drive 231 horsepower gives life to MINI John Cooper Works .
If BMW manages to find a way to produce it, the MINI Superleggera hit the market to compete against the new Mazda MX-5 and the Fiat 124 still unpublished.