. . . (And the five-door Hardtop exists, why?)
The Clubman will get BMW’s 8-speed automatic transmission as an option in the Clubman S, which was noticeably missing from the newest Hardtop. The Clubman will also get Dynamic Damper Control as an option, lifted from the Cooper S Hardtop.
According to the automaker, the Clubman will sport 17.5 cubes of room in the rear cargo area, increasing to 47.9 cubes with the rear seats folded down. The bar between the split opening rear doors has also shrunk, which should increase rear visibility in the
minivanClubman. The rear tail lamps are much larger and affixed to the symmetrical rear doors this time around. . . .
"Clubman Shows Just How Maxi Brand Has Become"
The Truth About Cars synopsizes the new Clubman with a few head shakes:
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