. . . A compact convertible that seats four in comfort is still not the Mini’s true calling and while the fabric roof keeps the cabin better insulated than before, with it retracted that newfound maturity is briefly sidelined. Not confined to a lifestyle accessory, under the skin the new platform and engines combine to entertain the talented driver whose bones are still malleable enough to cope with a firm ride. . . .and the Clubman:
. . . For the bulk of commuting on less than smooth surfaces, a comprehensively redesigned suspension layout imbues the Clubman with a newfound suppleness that’s not apparent in the rest of the Mini family. . . .