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The Rocketman was the smaller Mini we always wanted

Debuting at the 2011 Geneva Motor Show, the Rocketman was a back-to-basics approach for Mini.

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Steven Ewing

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The Mini Rocketman concept debuted at the 2011 Geneva Motor Show.

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It was smaller than the standard Cooper hardtop of its time.

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The Rocketman had a futuristic interior, and previewed Mini's new infotainment system.

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The double-hinged doors made getting in and out of the hatchback a breeze... theoretically. 

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We always wished Mini would build this smaller car, especially since its cars have only seemed to get bigger.

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A small car from a brand named Mini. Crazy, right?

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