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"Rover" MINI Prototype Launch 1997


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#16 The Colonel

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Posted 16 January 2011 - 07:19 PM

you know what im soooo glad that BMW got their concept through one rover ones looked pants!

#17 wainesworld

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Posted 16 January 2011 - 07:24 PM

how sad :thumbsup:

oh well , anyway i have a new real mini now anyway :)



got any more pics mate it looks stunning

#18 mab01uk

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Posted 24 January 2011 - 06:48 PM

More interesting information in this pdf file on the MINI's development story:

New MINI - From concept design to new innovations
http://www.miniexper.....n History.pdf

#19 MateyTheMini

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Posted 24 January 2011 - 09:38 PM

how sad :closed:

oh well , anyway i have a new real mini now anyway :D


Wow, that looks awsome! have you got all the safety features inside that like air bags etc too?

#20 The Clubby Hubby

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Posted 20 August 2014 - 10:25 PM

Any one else notice the the RSP Cooper badges on the prototype?.....

 

yes lol



#21 mab01uk

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Posted 20 August 2014 - 11:09 PM

 

Any one else notice the the RSP Cooper badges on the prototype?.....

 

yes lol

 

 

John Cooper pictured below at Gaydon with a classic Mini Cooper MPi and an early prototype of the New MINI Cooper in August 1998 both with the Rover style winged Mini badges.

 

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John Cooper unveils the new MINI Cooper


Edited by mab01uk, 24 August 2014 - 07:38 PM.


#22 mab01uk

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Posted 19 March 2015 - 07:06 PM

Rover Mini Concepts - Spiritual & Spiritual 2

 

"Ginny Buckley of 'Men & Motors' at the 1997 Geneva Motor Show taking a look at two concepts from Rover Mini - the Spiritual and Spiritual 2. Plus, talking to the design and concept director - Geoff Upex, speaking more about the car and it's design."


Edited by mab01uk, 19 March 2015 - 07:07 PM.


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Posted 24 December 2019 - 10:54 AM

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Posted 24 December 2019 - 02:01 PM

"Fortune favours the brave and this brilliant little car could be the saving of Rover"

 

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Edited by mab01uk, 24 December 2019 - 02:09 PM.





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