Mini on stilts

Mini shows off pictures and details of its new crossover, the Mini Cooper Countryman.

Mini Cooper Countryman
The all new Mini Cooper Countryman sits up high. Mini

After seeing various SUV-like concept cars from Mini over the past year, we're not surprised at today's announcement of the new Mini Cooper Countryman. The new car shows all the retro-Mini design cues that made the rejuvenated Mini so popular, but adds inches, doors, and ground clearance. Engine options mirror those found on the standard Mini Cooper, but the Countryman can be had with all wheel drive.

Check out the Mini Cooper Countryman.

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Wayne Cunningham reviews cars and writes about automotive technology for CNET. Prior to the Car Tech beat, he covered spyware, Web building technologies, and computer hardware. He began covering technology and the Web in 1994 as an editor of The Net magazine. He's also the author of "Vaporware," a novel that's available as a Nook e-book.

 

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