2021 Mini Cooper Countryman Spy Shoot – 2021 Mini Cooper Countryman
The avant-garde Mini’s third-generation ancestors is in the action of actuality updated.
The aboriginal associates off the band were the Hardtop and Convertible, and we’ve back apparent the Clubman updated.
That leaves us with the Countryman as the final affiliate to be updated. The contempo analysis of a ancestor suggests the amend should appear soon. Look for it to be alien for the 2021 archetypal year.
Mini alone instigates balmy updates for its cars’ mid-cycles, which for the Countryman should entail some active advanced and rear fascias and a new Union Jack-style clear for the taillights. The car will additionally action a added automated Mini logo.
2021 Mini Countryman facellift spy shots – Photo credit: S. Baldauf/SB-Medien
Inside will be an adapted infotainment arrangement with a accepted 6.5-inch affectation (8.8-inch available), wireless charging pad, and greater connectivity options. There should additionally be a added alternative of trim options.
We don’t apprehend any tweaks to the powertrains accustomed the changes fabricated for the 2020 archetypal year. This agency the abject Cooper should appear with a 1.5-liter turbocharged inline-3 carrying 134 application and 162 pound-feet of torque (169 lb-ft with overboost), and the Cooper S with a 2.0-liter turbocharged inline-4 with 189 hp and 206 lb-ft (221 lb-ft with overboost).
The John Cooper Works for 2020 saw achievement from its 2.0-liter turbocharged inline-4 dialed up to 301 horsepower, up from 228 hp previously. This helped abate the 0-62 mph time to 5.1 seconds, or authoritative it about 1.5 abnormal quicker than before.
Meanwhile, the Cooper S E constituent amalgam for 2020 saw its array accommodation access from 7.6 to 9.6 kilowatt-hours, allowance to addition its electric ambit from 12 to about 16 miles.