Tag Archives: Mini Rocketman Concept

Report: Mini seeks partner to build and produce subcompact model

Mini wants to jump on the subcompact markets and beyond, but will only do so if they could find a suitable partner to which they can borrow a platform from. AutoGuide spoke with Mini’s product boss, Pat McKenna, who said that an example like a production version of the Mini Rocketman concept is on hold […]

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Mini Rocketman Britain Concept Side View

Updated Mini Rocketman Concept pays tribute to Britain

Mini brings back its smaller-than-a-Cooper Rocketman concept and drapes it in red white and blue colors from the Union Jack as part of a partnership with the 2012 London Olympics. The interior of the updated Rocketman Concept celebrates the Olympics with themed panels and colors as well as more union jack colors. The result is […]

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Report: Is Mini still working on a production version of the Rocketman Concept?

Is Mini still working on the Rocketman? It was recently reported that BMW signed off on a new range of Mini models but the subcompact Rocketman never made the cut. However, a new image has surfaced via Twitter from @conallmahon that shows a Rocketman-like model under going testing. The car in the picture is finished […]

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Report: BMW signs off on new range of Mini models, Rocketman doesn’t make the cut

Once again today, we are being told that the production version of the Mini Rocketman will not be happening. We learned the same thing back in June and it seems like that nothing has changed. The news comes from CAR Magazine, who reports that BMW Group recently signed off on a new range of Mini […]

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Mini Rocketman: Production model on and off again… for now, it’s off

The MINI Rocketman was just debuted earlier this year at the Geneva Auto Show. Unfortunately however, in a recent interview, the BMW/MINI conglomerate announced that the Rocketman will not see production. Despite this, MINI will still be reintroducing as many as 10 new variants in the near and not-so-distant future. It’s just that the Rocketman […]

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Report: Mini Rocketman receives thumbs-up for production

Following the debut of the Mini Rocketman at the 2011 Geneva Motor Show, it was reported that the concept could enter production as a subcompact from the BMW-owned brand. According to a new report, with the way fuel-economy regulations have been panning out and gas prices skyrocketing, Mini is planning to put its baby Rocketman […]

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Report: Mini Rocketman could enter production, will influence other Minis

The Mini Rocketman Concept is probably one of the most important concepts by the brand in a while – but will it enter production? BMW’s sales and marketing boss Ian Robertson has given an indication that the Rocketman could be built and said that the model also provides hints at future Mini designs. “We are good […]

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Video: Mini Rocketman Concept is the philosophy of 1959 built for 2011

The Mini Rocketman Concept takes the brand back to its subcompact roots with a 3+1-seating layout with 3 doors and a length of just over 3 meters (approximately 10 feet). Want to learn more about the Rocketman. You can either watch a new short video released by Mini or read our original post on the […]

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2011 Geneva Preview: Mini Rocketman Concept is all about the No. 3

2011 Geneva Preview: Mini Rocketman Concept is all about the No. 3

Following the successful debut of the Mini Paceman Concept at the 2011 Detroit Auto Show, Mini will come back to the auto show scene with a new concept. Known as the Mini Rocketman Concept, the study car will debut at the 2011 Geneva Motor Show. What’s the Rocketman Concept about? According to Mini, the Rocketman […]

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