Mini Countryman of patents filed, the waiting SUV that we will see in 2010. As can be seen the drafts, the British brand has shown the car like Mini 4 × 4. Thickens as the mystery concerning the name of the new Mini model, presented in the Mini Crossover Concept at the Paris Salon of 2008, and recently there was talk initially Mini Crossman and then Mini Countryman. In addition, BMW has also registered the name All4 to identify the four wheel drive system to be adopted by Mini SUV.
Another mystery concerns, however, the various types of bodywork. In fact, since the presentation of the concept, the House had confirmed that the Bavarian Mini Crossover was the first car of the 5-door brand. But patents also cover the other two body variants: a traditional 3-door and one four-door, or with the particular Clubdoor, like the Mini Clubman. As for the external dimensions, the new Mini 4 × 4 should be about 4 feet long.
The Mini 4 × 4 will be officially presented at the upcoming Geneva Motor Show, scheduled in March. Soon, however, will begin production of the car Magna plant in Graz, Austria. Some elements of the Mini Countryman of the series are anticipated to be exposed Mini Beachcomber upcoming Detroit Motor Show. In addition, the concept car also anticipate the appearance of the new Mini Moke, waiting for 2012.