This is their other intriguing concept, a 4x4 called the Mini Cross (aka the Crossover). With a larger interior than your standard Clubman, extra ride height and, of course, the four wheel drive, this new vehicle looks a lot of fun.
Drivers will have to wait until 2010 to get their hands on this little beauty but there are plenty more Minis - both new and old - available on the market. To celebrate this, here are some fascinating facts about marvelous Minis.
More than 40 perfectly preserved ancient shipwrecks accidentally discovered at the bottom of the Black Sea.
Fragile golden and silver scrolls believed to be “spells” to invoke good or evil spirits were unearthed with ancient skeleton in Serbia.
Stress of moving house can help boost memory, a recent research has found.
The prenup house, made of carbon fibre elements and semi-transparent wooden layer, can be split in two if marriage doesn’t work.
De-extinction of mammoths through DNA sequencing and genome editing can help restore the grassland system, scientists have claimed.
Faraday cage wetsuit prevents sharks from detecting tiny electrical signals from divers’ muscles.
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