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2014 Brings Sharing Of Platforms By MINI And BMW

CarScoop asserts

" . . . the F56 has to do with its underpinnings. As suggested by its codename that replaces the previous models' "R" prefix with the BMW-esque "F" prefix, the new hardtop will be the first Mini to share a common platform with a BMW model."

It also claims:
We will also see Mini and future small BMWs sharing a new family of turbocharged three-cylinder engines as well as a plug-in hybrid driveline.

The next generation of the Mini hardtop will enter the market in 2013 with a conve