Wednesday, 29 May 2013

MINI Paceman pushes design boundaries

The latest addition to the Mini stable has Paceman blatantly tattooed on its derriere and its design is so spaced out it could easily be the love-child of the equally off-the-wall BMWX6 and Range Rover Evoque. BMW says it has created an entirely new product with this "Sports Activity Coupe" because it is the first of its kind in the premium compact segment of the market.

"Different" it certainly is, but fans of this compact icon will be delighted to hear that although the looks have drastically changed, deep down the Paceman still has the fiery spirit and sporty qualities which characterised Mini over the years. 

Under the stubby bonnets of the five-model Paceman you will find the same two 1.6 turbo-fed engines that powers the rest of the Mini gang - the 90kW Cooper and the punchier 135kW Cooper S. An even hotter JCW version (155kW) will arrive in this country within a few months. Read More...