Wednesday, June 08, 2011

2012 Mini Coupe




Even though these pictures are 'official", the car still have quite a bit of camouflage.
But you can guess through most of it, and actually see what the real thing will look like.
Which is pretty much similar to the concept from 2 years ago.

And I think this is one of the problems of the car. We've seen this design for 2 years. An all new "regular" Mini is coming out about a year after this. Which means this coupe will be based on the previous generation. Looking rather old.
On top of looking a bit strange already.

I am not sure the Mini designs lends itself well to a 2 seater car in the first place.
The rear is still a hatchback, which seems a bit weird.
A convertible version s coming out as well, competing mostly with the Mazda Miata. Itself being redesigned very soon...

This is the original concept from 2009.

8 comments:

William said...

Fugly!

Anonymous said...

Makes no sense to me.

Anonymous said...

whats with rear section of the rood, is that suppose to carry some sort of function like a t-top? if not then it's just weird in an ugly way

Anonymous said...

I like it! Kinda looks like a bulldog wearing a hat. I'm sure that there will be some great ways to customize it.

Louis said...

Dumb and impractical and it will cost as much as an Accord coupe.

el_monty said...

The Mini ACV30 from 1997 was so much cooler (http://bit.ly/irU4QV). They should have made that instead.

FuioptimaSX said...

I'm still trying to understand the purpose of this...

So this is just going to be a "last gen" Mini by the time it comes out which basically takes out what ever space the regular hatch had. I assume this is only meant to seat 2.

Anonymous said...

why bother