MINI, the iconic car brand known for its unconventional creativity and design, has once again pushed the boundaries of driving pleasure and diversity with its latest concept car, the MINI Beachcomber Concept. Unveiled at the North American International Auto Show in 2010, this four-seater car is designed for maximum driving pleasure and takes the enhanced options of the new MINI to a whole new level.
The MINI Beachcomber Concept embodies the brand's core values in a new, radical style. It is a crossover that offers a fascinating re-interpretation of the typical MINI design with the functional convenience of four doors, four full-size seats, and a variable interior. The car's ALL4 all-wheel drive and variable interior make it perfect for a spontaneous and active experience of freedom and leisure time.
The car does away with doors, a conventional roof, and all other body elements that might possibly limit the intensity of the occupants' encounter with their surrounding world. The result is a driving experience for all your senses, where the driver and up to three passengers become one harmonious entity communicating directly with their surroundings.
The MINI Beachcomber Concept combines all-wheel drive with cutting-edge suspension technology and numerous body elements that make the car extra-strong and robust. Generous spring travel and extra-large light-alloy wheels raise the entire car to a higher level, while an elevated seating position offers a commanding view of the road ahead. Access to the front and rear seats is exceptionally convenient and easy, thanks to the omission of doors and entry cutouts extending all the way down to the seat bottoms.
The car's modern drivetrain technology and space concept are used to the greatest possible extent to ensure a highly emotional driving experience. This concept consistently retains its unmistakable character, even when adverse weather conditions require the use of the soft roof or the lightweight door and roof elements.
The MINI Beachcomber Concept allows the driver and passengers to actively live out their personal style, just like a kitesurfer, wakeboarder, or triathlete is magically attracted to the hot spots of beach life the world over. Through its robust and versatile character, the MINI Beachcomber Concept follows in the footsteps of the Mini Moke, which quickly became the epitome of adventurous motoring in your leisure time and in sports activities in sunny coastal regions.
The MINI Beachcomber Concept is the vision of a car leaving behind all conventional standards and creating innovative momentum for future individual mobility. The combination of traction optimized by an all-wheel drive for excursions beyond the beaten track and an extreme focus on motoring in the open air is quite unprecedented in the automobile world. Now, the MINI Beachcomber Concept makes such a driving experience a truly attractive option, offering a harmonious blend of features only a MINI can provide in such an authentic style.
The MINI Beachcomber Concept is a radical new dimension in driving pleasure that allows the driver and passengers to actively live out their personal style in a car that embodies the brand's core values in a new, radical style. The car's unique design and features, including all-wheel drive, an elevated seating position, and a variable interior, make it perfect for a spontaneous and active experience of freedom and leisure time. The MINI Beachcomber Concept is a must-see for anyone who loves cars and wants to experience driving pleasure in a whole new way.
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