• Sign in to follow this  
    Followers 0

    Mini Clubvan Concept To Become Production Model, Come To U.S.

    William Maley

    Editor/Reporter - CheersandGears.com

    April 23, 2012

    At the Geneva Motor Show in March, Mini showed off a cargo van concept based on their Clubman called the Clubvan. The Clubvan drops the back seats and windows, and in their place comes in a flat load floor, steel grill to separate cargo and the front seats, and other items you expect in a cargo van.

    Car & Driver has learned that the Clubvan will go into production and come to the U.S. later this year as a 2013 model. The production model will come with a stainless-steel grille separating the passenger and cargo area, an aluminum cargo rail in the rear hold, six tie-down hooks, a cloth-trimmed load floor with a matching roof liner, and an integrated power socket in the cargo area.

    Mini says the Clubvan will offer increased load capacity compared with the Clubman, but didn’t give out a number.

    As for engines, Mini isn’t saying if the Clubman’s 121 HP naturally aspirated four, or if the Clubman S’s 181 HP turbocharged engine will be available.

    Source: Car & Driver


      Report Article
    Sign in to follow this  
    Followers 0

    User Feedback

    Too close to the original, and not possessing enough space to be a van.

    I think it would have made more sense to start with the Countryman, make it a two door and "van" it. Even call it the "CountryVan".


    Share this comment

    Link to comment
    Share on other sites

    WOW, The next must have vehicle for serial murders.

    The ClubVan, I wonder if it comes with it's own club to wack people into the secured back. ;)

    Course I could see dog lovers wanting this for their pets too.

    I will pass on it as it is way to small for us big guys.


    Share this comment

    Link to comment
    Share on other sites

    Your content will need to be approved by a moderator

    You are commenting as a guest. If you have an account, please sign in.
    Add a comment...

    ×   You have pasted content with formatting.   Remove formatting

    ×   Your link has been automatically embedded.   Display as a link instead