2016 Mini Countryman Park Lane Review and Release Date

The 2016 Mini Countryman Park Lane edition made its debut in Geneva. This distinctive badge will be available for three models, Cooper, Cooper S and Cooper S All4. The Park Lane badge was first used by the British automaker back in 1987, it’s taken from a street’s name of one of high-end district in London. Look for cosmetic upgrades in this update.

2016 Mini Cooper Countryman Park Lane Edition at Geneva Auto Show

Exterior

The outside of the new Countryman will also get a small update with a brand new front end that is set to look a lot like the new Mini Hatchback. Expect a bigger front grille that is now surrounded by chromed fittings, bigger air intakes in the front bumper as well as new headlights and tail lights that will use both Xenon and LED for the main clusters. On top of that, the mule-car Mini was testing was slightly bigger than the older model which might translate in more space for the passengers. This would mean that the new Mini might get more than 450 liters of space as well as more room for the rear seats.

2016 Mini Countryman Park Lane Viewed from Front Angle

Interior

Inside, the Countryman Park Lane—there were also 1987 and 2005 Park Lane Minis—comes with exclusive accents in Oxide Silver and a third gray, this one called Cross Stripe Grey on account of the thin black lines running through it. Park Lane badging is added to the doorsills and the passenger-side dashboard.

2016 Mini Cooper Countryman Park Lane Edition Side View

Powertrain

2016 Mini Countryman will be supported with new engine. The company wants to remove the old engine which was three-cylinder. For the standard variant, you could find out inline-four petrol engine 2 liter to produce the output about 200 horsepower. For the acceleration, in 7.5 seconds, the car could reach from 0 to 60 mph. As the new model, it is able to reach the top speed about more than 135 mph. For the diesel engine, it goes with the same amount of cylinders and engine capacity but it only could produces less power about 170 horses. The options are on your hands. The standard variant goes with manual transmission six-speed and it works under front-wheel drive system while the automatic transmission six-speed all-wheel drive is optional.

2016 Mini Cooper Countryman Park Lane Rear View at Geneva

2016 Mini Countryman Park Lane Release Date and Price

According to a trusted source, the 2016 Mini Countryman Park Lane edition will come to global market this summer. Pricing is currently unavailable, but expect it to be somewhere near $23,000, actual price should be announced near the sales date. Stay tuned!

One Response to 2016 Mini Countryman Park Lane Review and Release Date

  1. Kathy says:

    I am interested in the pricing and specs on this vehicle in the packages

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