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BMW Blog Speculates On BMW/MINI Models From Shared UKL Platform

Recent articles have indicated that BMW intends to build 12 models from its upcoming front wheel drive UKL platform that will also grace the next generation MINI.  BMW Blog writer Horatiu Boeriu, with reference to discussions at Germancarforum, speculates on the actual models that will be built on the platform and believes they will include:
MINI 3/5dr - Increased demand leads to the next generation MINI due next year with five drs for the 1st time.


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MINI Sedan - Sporty four dr MINI aimed at increasing markets for MINI products, potentially could be MINI’s best global seller overtaking the Countryman.


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MINI Traveller - MINI variant of the [BMW] Active Tourer. Designed to show how both cars can co-exist with individual style and flexibility.

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MINI Cabrio - Latest F56 rendition of the popular open top MINI.

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MINI Roadster - Next Roadster and Coupe will launch with a sportier look which is completely separate from the standard MINI. The typical MINI design elements will be present but bodywork is not based on the hatch family.

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MINI Coupe - Coupe version of Roadster, more individual in appearance.

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MINI Countryman - Next generation of the global MINI juggernaut, heavily shared with BMW X1.

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MINI Paceman/XL - Next generation of new MINI member will be offered with 5 door version as well as 3 door.

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MINI Clubman - Current car revisited with more style and more flexibility, more of a Shooting Brake with dynamic raked roof and forward looking proportions.

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