Mini Countryman prototype seen at the Nurburgring

Mini Countryman prototype seen at the Nurburgring

May 20, 2020 0 By autotimesnews

Expect a rival Audi Q2 in the coming months.

The Mini company again brought out a prototype of the Countryman model for tests. This time, photo spies managed to shoot a novelty during tests on the legendary Nurburgring track. The interior of the model also got into the lenses of photospies. It should be noted that for the first time the prototype of the updated Mini Countryman was noticed last year.

This time, the car has camouflage, which is concentrated in the front and back, to the expected changes in its design. However, camouflage wrappers are currently a little pointless.

Previous spy shots show minor changes, especially at the rear with Union Jack’s trendy taillights, which can be seen on other recent Mini models. Both diffusers and two exhaust pipes are in order, while the headlights seem to be slightly updated.

In the cabin of the new Countryman will appear a fully digital instrument panel and touch center console. In the technical part, the novelty will receive a 136-horsepower 1.5-liter three-cylinder gasoline engine, a 190-horsepower four-cylinder engine and a new 306-horsepower 2.0-liter unit.

Regarding diesel fuel, there have been reports that soft hybrid technology is pending, but there has not yet been official confirmation. Expect more details about the mini crossover as its debut is approaching, which will be in the coming months.