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"Peter Pan As Adult" Is Forbes' View Of New MCS Clubman

Forbes looks at the new MINI Cooper S Clubman and begins with this observation:
MINI is leaving behind the gloomy economic strictures of post-war Britain that forced the invention of the ten-foot-long Morris Mini front-drive package. By acknowledging that MINI should not be enslaved by its past, and building upon new architecture shared with BMW products like the X1 compact SUV and the European market 2-series Active Tourer, MINI can develop a wider range of vehicles, reaching beyond the mixed batch of hatchback variants they have marketed since U.S. market relaunch in 2002. By leaving behind its special place in the U.S. as a maker of micro cars, MINI must now bear comparison with compact vehicles of mass manufacturers. . . .

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