As already proposed the other day, the second generation MINI Clubman is a fact. But now besides the images with their new look also bring all the details the most versatile model of the brand. While the first generation was based on the MINI three-door, this is based on five , thus increasing its size, but getting also be more practical, one of the main stakes of this generation .
The new model has a lot of the MINI Clubman Concept introduced last year. The dimensions are almost the same as in the prototype and stay at 4,253 mm long , 1,800 mm wide and 1,441 mm height. Therefore it is 27 cm longer and wider than September 5 door MINI based on cm. As we mentioned the new Clubman has two side doors than the previous, so size and configuration approaches compact renowned as the Ford Focus, Volkswagen Golf or Seat Leon.
The aesthetic has taken a step forward compared to the old model. Now it is more robust and sober , giving a more serious picture. While the front and side more reminiscent of his ‘little brother’, the back is his most distinctive part. It remains one of the most personal aspects of the Clubman: its double tailgate . This element provides comfort when loading the luggage compartment, which has 360 liters capacity and can be increased to 1,250 by folding down the seats.
As for the interior is quite similar to that of the MINI Hatch of 3 and 5 doors and incorporates the latest technology. It maintains circular center console that can accommodate a 6.5-inch screen option or one of 8.8 inches . In addition, as a good MINI, you can opt for an good list of optional equipment between ambient light or electrically adjustable seats out.
Regarding the mechanical supply is also shared with the MINI 5 doors. In There are three engines gasoline : One of the 102 horses, 136 hp Cooper and Cooper S 192 hp. The first two are of three cylinders and the last four. For the part of diesel there are three alternatives are the tricilíndrico One D with 116 hp and 150 hp Cooper D and Cooper SD with 190 hp, both four-cylinder.
You can choose a manual gearbox or a six-speed automatic. In four engines have the option of choosing the new 8-speed Steptronic . Moreover the Clubman offers three driving modes to suit every occasion. We can choose between Green, Normal and Sport just turn the knob next to the gear lever.
The first units of the MINI Clubman is scheduled to arrive in autumn this year. The price is still provisional and may have slight modifications of here until you exit to the street.
Prices MINI Clubman
Mini Clubman One 102 hp – 23,800 euros
Mini Clubman Cooper 136 hp – 26,200 euros
Mini Clubman Cooper S 192 hp -. 29,900 euros
Mini Clubman One D 116 CV CV – 24,800 euros
Mini Clubman Cooper D 150 hp – 28,400 euros
Mini Cooper SD Clubman 190 hp -. 31,900 euros
Source – MINI
From 18,400 EURO [1.99902 million]
Article New MINI Clubman, the details of the second generation has been originally published in Current Motor.