Spyshots: 2014 MINI Cooper Loses More Camo

The 2014 MINI Cooper has recently been caught testing again and this time the vehicle is wearing significantly less camouflage than before. Even though the psychedelic wrap is still present on the car, we can get a pretty good idea of how its details will look like.
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The front fascia treats us with a grille that’s slightly smaller than that of the current model, while the headlights come in a generous size. The hood is now longer, while the A pillars are thinner, which increases visibility. As for the rear of the 2014 MINI Cooper, this keeps the traditional lines that the vehicle has accustomed us with.

As we previously reported, we have inside information indicating that the three-door incarnation of the new Mini will keep the size of the current vehicle.

However, there are various rumors which state that the car will grow in size. MINI will offer a larger Cooper indeed, but this will come in a five-door form and will still be smaller than the 4,097mm long (161.3 inches) Countryman.

As far as the interior is concerned, the center-mounted speedo will become a thing of the past. This will be replaced with a BMW audio interface. In addition, the cabin is expected to show a few upmarket moves.

Under the hood of the 2014 MINI Cooper, we’ll find 1.5-liter powerplants relying on BMW’s TwinPower technology. The petrol and diesel units will start at about 100 hp, while the hot versions should surpass 200 hp. The units will be mated to six-speed manual and automatic transmissions. In addition, MINI will also allows customers to opt for an eight-speed automatic, which will come as an EUR1,000 option.
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