MINI will by 2011 a small SUV on the market called Countryman, time for a little preview!. A while ago, at the Paris Motor Show in 2008 to be precise, we were already acquainted with the concept model of the Countryman, which then gets called Crossover Concept. The naming of the MINI SUV would indeed, in line with the Clubman, Countryman be.
Even though the Countryman particularly well on the other members of the MINI family, yet the skin completely different technique. So the Countryman on a new platform, which was made for a higher ride height and four-wheel drive. The basis of this platform is - how could it be otherwise - shared with the BMW X1. The engines were not the BMW family, but from cooperation with the PSA group result.