The Mini Coupe concept (not to be confused with the Mini Cooper) features a sloping rear roofline that leaves no space for backseats.
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The resulting profile is decidedly more sporty, although the aero kit and forward canted stance probably also have a bit to do with that.
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From the rear, it looks like the Mini Coupe looks like a mash-up of the Cooper and the Cabriolet. For example, the trunklid design looks similar to that of the convertible, even though it appears to be a hatchback, like the Cooper.
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Viewed from the front, you'd be hard pressed to spot the differences between the Coupe and the Cooper S.
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Out back, the Coupe receives a more aggressive rear bumper to match the front air dam.
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The Coupe's roof features an integrated spoiler that blends with the traditional Mini white roof.
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Viewed from above, the integrated spoiler becomes more obvious.
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Of course, the Coupe will maintain an interior that is very similar to that of current Mini models.
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Under the hood, the Mini Coupe will feature the same 1.6-liter turbocharged engine that powers the John Cooper Works Mini.
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We're looking forward to seeing the Mini Coupe in the sheetmetal at the 2009 Frankfurt Motor Show, but it also seems that Mini may have another surprise up its sleeve...
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Leaked Mini Roadster Concept Sketch
Sources at Motor Authority have unearthed sketches of a Mini Roadster Concept that may also be reveal in Frankfurt. We'll keep our eyes peeled for more details.