MINI Coupe heads to Frankfurt

MINI's sporty new Coupe is set to receive its world premier at the 2011 Frankfurt Motor Show

MINI's sporty new Coupe is set to receive its world premier at the 2011 Frankfurt Motor Show

MINI's fifth model, the sporty new Coupe will make it's world premier at the Frankfurt Motor Show next week.

The first two-seater in the range, the Coupe features a lower roof design compared with the Hatch and a practical, sloping rear hatch providing access to a 280-litre boot.

Available from launch with the choice of four engines, including the 122bhp Cooper, the 143bhp Cooper SD, the 184bhp Cooper S and the 211bhp John Cooper Works version.

In Cooper SD form the MINI Coupe has a combined fuel economy of 66mpg, whilst the performance flagship JCW version can go from 0-62mph in 6.4 seconds.

All models feature an extending rear spoiler and a wide through-loading facility linking the cabin and luggage compartment.

To view the full MINI range and our new MINI Coupe review, visit CarBuyer's MINI reviews page

Richard is a former editor of Carbuyer, as well as sister site DrivingElectric.com, and he's now Deputy Editor at Auto Express. Having spent a decade working in the automotive industry, he understands exactly what makes new car buyers tick.

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