Recent news reported that the next-gen of the Mini hatchback will remain to use the similar basic styling and also shape with the two preceding models built under the ownership of the BMW group.
You will get to know that this prototype model will have the all-new headlamp and also taillights. Moreover, the interior will also contain several alterations like the replacement of the oversized speedometer from the console along with a smaller motorcycle-style instrument setup that is positioned in the front of the driver.
The great F56-codenamed Mini hatchback will ride on a new BMW Group-engineered platform architecture dubbed as the UKL1 that will also used on the BMW’s own 1-Seried Gran Turismo. Moreover, this Mini model will be presented with the German company’s latest family of 1.5liter 3-cylinder petrol and also diesel engines, linked to the eight-speed automatic gearboxes.
Current news also reported that Mini will hold the world debut of the hatchback at the Frankfurt motor show in the September of 2013.