The new mini clubman with a subtle refreshment

The new MINI Clubman joins the current MINI portfolio with a slightly freshened design and the latest technologies in terms of operation and networking. The core of the variable five-seater remains unchanged. It is also characterized by the “split doors” (360 – 1,250 liters trunk) at the rear and thus differs fundamentally from the MINI 5-door.

Redesigned front with optional matrix lights

The main thing that has changed compared to the previous MINI Clubman is the front design. A redesigned radiator grille is also used here. New LED headlights with the matrix function are also available, as well as new LED fog lights with daytime running light rings. The LED rear lights are now standard and if you wish, you can also get them in the “Union Jack design”. In addition to the new body colors Indian Summer Red, British Racing Green and Enigmatic Black, the option Piano Black exterior and new light alloy wheels were added. A sports suspension with 10mm lowering should not be missing, as well as the new range of leather upholstery and interior surfaces. And finally, MINI Connected has a few new functions ready.

Either chrome or high-gloss black details

The round headlights leaning against the strongly curved bonnet are framed in chrome at the factory and optionally in high-gloss black. The grille now includes the bumper, which is a new detail. The grill is distinguished by the hexagonal pattern on the S and SD models, otherwise there are horizontal struts, which can optionally be selected in chrome. You can also recognize the new modeling by the new round headlights. The halogen bulbs shine as standard. In addition to LED headlights and the new adaptive LED units including a matrix function for the high beam, there are options.

New wheel designs for the MINI Clubman

In addition to the standard 16 or 17 inch rims, depending on the engine, 18 and 19 inch versions are also available. Are the 18 inch Multiray Spoke 2-tone and the 19 inch JCW Circuit Spoke 2-tone versions. The new MINI Clubman is powered by two 3-cylinder, one 4-cylinder petrol or one 3-cylinder or two 4-cylinder diesel engines. The most powerful models can also be ordered with all-wheel drive. The John Cooper Works will follow later, which is already equipped with ALL4 all-wheel drive as standard.

The engines for the market launch

For the petrol engine, there is a choice of 102 or 136 HP 3-cylinder engines, as well as the 192 HP 4-cylinder. In addition to the standard 6-speed gearshift, these are also available with the 7-speed DCT. The DKG is also available for the 3-cylinder diesel with 116 hp at an additional cost. The 150 and 190 hp diesel versions can be ordered with the 8-speed automatic transmission, with the 190 hp all-wheel-drive version already being standard.

Fixed SIM card as standard

Inside, an audio system with six speakers and a USB port is available ex works. However, the 6.5 inch display can only be operated ex works using the turn-push button; the touchscreen function is optional. An 8.8 inch touchscreen is also available. A permanently installed SIM card is built into the new MINI Clubman as standard. That corresponds to the 4G standard. Not only can information about traffic or the MINI portal be called up, but the vehicle can also be controlled remotely using the Connected App.

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