The German brand plans to breathe life into the less popular segment of compact MPVs. MINI is going to offer customers a practical car that will bear the name of the Traveller and will be the successor of the BMW i3.
The company MINI has conceived a new MINI MPV, designed for family car lovers. Such brand customers, usually looking for models with more versatile layout than the current Clubman and Countryman. It is known that the basis for a new minivan, for which the company will revive the name of the Traveller, will serve as a platform FAAR parent company BMW. It is planned that in the engine range of the new products will include not only the traditional internal combustion engine, but hybrids, as well as environmentally friendly Traveller SE.
In this case, the novelty can be a worthy rival to the Volkswagen ID 3. Electric van from MINI will be the successor of the BMW i3, he will receive a modern battery that guarantees a power reserve of more than 400 kilometers.
This step fits into the new concept of the brand, which is based in particular on the complex restructuring of the global sales. MINI is going to work in two areas: with the models on the platform of FAAR and with the car on “cart”, developed jointly with the Great Wall. The production of its models, the brand plans to focus on three factories in the Netherlands, China and the UK. For individual operations will be the responsibility of businesses in India, Thailand and Malaysia.
You would use the MINI Traveller as a family car?