The British automaker ‘Mini’ which was owned by BMW is going to showcase the next generation new countryman in the markets of India. It is also known that this vehicle launch will be going to take place in Delhi at the Auto Expo which will be from 7th February to 14th February 2018. This Mini line-up will be displayed in this Expo and it will have little cosmetic changes as well as some mechanical updates at the time of its launching. The second generation model of this countryman has been displayed in the Auto Expo 2016 and has launched in European markets in the year 2017 and it is being on sale in the markets of Europe.
This new Mini countryman will be same as the predecessor of it and it was based on the platform of UKL FWD which will be very close to the platform of BMW X1. This crossover of second-generation countryman is going to be displayed on the group stall of BMW at this Auto Expo. The line-up of the carmaker also includes the Convertible, Cooper 3-Door, Clubman and the Cooper 5-Door as well. Since this new Mini stall highlight will be very new to the visitors, it is planned to be launched at this exciting event.
The exterior profile of the car consists of a front grille, fog lamps, skid plate, LED headlamps and LED DRL’s at the front portion of the car. The rear portion of the car consists of excellent features like LED tail lights, twin exhaust pipe which is finished with chrome as well as new attracting bumper. The body cladding presents at the side portion of the car gives an attractive as well as sporty look to it and it also offers a luggage space of 350 liters which is expandable and can be expanded up to a luggage space of 1,170 liters.
The inner side of the cabin has been updated with a lot of features such as LED interiors, classy lighting, a new infotainment system of 8.8-inch touch screen and premium upholstery. It also provides a touch controller at the center console of the car. This hatchback model will have a length of 4,288mm, the width of 1,822mm, the height of 1,557mm and a wheelbase of 2,670mm. It is also featured with foldable seats at the rear.
This countryman will be available in 2.0-liter petrol as well as a diesel engine in different variants. The crossover model which is being sold in international markets includes 1.5 liter as well as 2.0-liter petrol & diesel engines. The 1.5-liter petrol engine will produce 136hp, 1.5 diesel engine will produce 192hp, the 2.0-liter petrol engine will produce 150hp and 2.0 diesel engine will produce 190hp. A hybrid model of the plug-in has already introduced in the international markets and is also expecting to launch in India very soon. The crossover countryman also consists of an 8-speed gearbox of the automatic transmission. Also, this new Countryman of Mini is expected to be available at a price range of Rs 40 lakh to Rs 45 lakh. Soon it will be launched in India so get ready to enjoy the amazing features of this car.