MINI will display a new range of technology and models at the Paris Motor Show, with a focus on innovation in sustainability, says the manufacturer.
MINI will display a new rang of technology and models at the Paris Motor Show, with a focus on innovation in sustainability, says the manufacturer.
Alongside a MINI Scooter E Concept, the BMW branch will showcase a new range of design modifications, additional engine variants and new equipment.
The models on display will include the MINI Countryman, a MINI Convertible, MINI Clubman and the more standard MINI range.
The MINI Countryman is the first four-door offering from the small car manufacturer and is capable of seating up to five persons. It is first MINI available in four wheel drive as the firm looks to move out of the city limits and away from urban areas.
The move has also allowed MINI to compete in the sporting arena for the first time after confirming it was entering the World Rally Championships.
The MINI family has been given a number of design modifications including a range of new, efficient engines. Alongside the new generation of petrol variants is a new line of diesel units.
The new diesels have been designed in cooperation with BMW Group and MINI has said this partnership will offer improved engine efficiency.
The MINI Cooper D and MINI One D now have CO₂ emissions that fall beneath the 100 g/km barrier at 99 g/km on a combined cycle, while their fuel consumption sits at 74.3 mpg.
The Paris Motor Show will also play host to two world premiers from MINI, in the form of the MINI Cooper D Convertible and the MINI One D Clubman.
Both models come with diesel engine variants that MINI says improves both performance and efficiency. The Convertible is capable of clearing 62 mph from stand-still in 10.3 seconds with a fuel consumption of 70.6 mpg and CO₂ emissions of 105 g/km.
The MINI One Clubman D reaches 62 mph in 11.8 seconds and is capable of 72.4 mpg, with CO₂ emissions of 103 g/km on the new diesel.
MINI will also premier the new MINI Connected technology. MINI Connected is designed to integrate the iPhone into the cars entertainment system for audio and application purposes.