Tag Archives: MINI Crossman

Report: BMW registers ‘Countryman’ name for new Mini Crossover

For a while now, we’ve come to believe that Mini’s new Crossover due out next year will be called the “Crossman.” Right after its debut, its was reported that the “Crossman” name had been ditched and that the “Maxi” name was the leading contender for the Crossover. Well, cross all that out. According to a […]

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BMW considering Volkswagen GTI rival based on Mini Crossover platform

BMW Group is considering a rival to the Volkswagen Golf GTI based on the upcoming Mini Crossover platform due to hit the market next year. The model has yet to be green-lighted but insiders say that if approved, the car will be built alongside the Mini Crossover at the Magna Steyr factory in Austria. According […]

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Production Mini Crossover coming to Frankfurt in Sept.

Ever since its debut at the 2008 Paris Motor Show, we’ve heard very little about the Mini Crossover Concept. According to the head of Mini brand management Wolfgang Armbrecht, the automaker approved the production version of the Crossover Concept just four weeks after its Paris debut. The production version of the Mini Crossover will make […]

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MINI Crossover won’t be called Crossman, Maxi name a contender

MINI’s upcoming crossover may not be called the ‘MINI Crossman’ after all. According to GoAuto who spoke with BMW’s global sales and marketing chief, Ian Robertson, the MINI Crossover Concept seen in Paris will have a different badge when it hits the markets in two years. “I can assure you it won”t be known by […]

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MINI to make a smaller, ‘cuter’ car than the Cooper

How small can you go? Well according to MINI’s Global Brand Manager Dr. Wolfgang Armbrecht, MINI can go smaller than its Cooper hatchback model. Speaking to InsideLine at the 2008 Paris Motor Show, Armbrecht said that as long as he’s with the company no MINI will be longer than 4.10 meters (162 inches). The upcoming […]

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BMW killed the X7 to concentrate on X1 and MINI Crossman

Market wise it was a no brainer for BMW; so whether you like it or not, 2010 will mark the year for compact SUVs from BMW. That’s right – a production X1 and Mini Crossover will go on sale in 2010. According to CEO Norber Reithofer, BMW cancelled old product plans like the X7 since they […]

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Live from Paris 2008: MINI Crossover Concept

Besides the BMW Concept X1, BMW also showed off the MINI Crossover Concept for its MINI division. The concept hints at model, so far confirmed to be called ‘Crossman,’ that will enter production next year. Production will be outsourced to Magna Steyr with a total of 80,000 units planned annually. This fourth variant in the […]

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Video: Mini Crossover Concept in detail

We saw the Mini Crossover Concept earlier this month way ahead of its Paris Motor Show reveal next month. Mini has just sent us over a couple of videos giving us a closer and detailed look at the Crossover Concept. Besides a look at the overgrown Mini Cooper-like exterior, Mini gives us a closer look […]

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Poll: Hot or Not? MINI Crossover Concept

Yesterday, we saw the new MINI Crossover Concept that will debut at the 2008 Paris Motor Show. MINI will put its first four-door, four-wheel-drive SUV into production later next year with a market launch scheduled for early 2010. The Crossover Concept that will be shown next month is our first look at what to expect […]

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MINI Crossover Concept Revealed: It’s all about the ‘fours’

It’s finally here – after all the spy shots MINI will finally show the MINI Crossover Concept next month at the 2008 Paris Motor Show. The concept is already headed to production with the badge name (so far) confirmed to be ‘Crossman.’ The MINI Crossover Concept hints at the fourth variant in MINI’s lineup and is the […]

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