Mini Roadster to be Released in Early 2012

Now that Mini has officially unveiled the Cooper Coupe, the next model to be released is the roadster version. The Mini Roadster is expected to launch in Europe early next year and in the US shortly after that.

The Mini Roadster will basically be the identical to 2009_mini_roadster_concept_new_2.jpg the Cooper Coupe, with the main difference being the lightweight fabric roof that will fold flat behind the two seats. Expect the same 1.6L engines as the Cooper Coupe.

Later next year the production version of the Mini Paceman is expected to debut, which is basically a coupe version of the Mini Countryman crossover.

2012 Mini Cooper Coupe:

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