The newest version of MINI’s Countryman will sport its traditional four-door styling with a large tailgate, seating for five and optional all-wheel drive. Following in the footsteps of the new MINI Cooper, the Countryman’s styling has been freshened for a new generation and will be launching this July. The Countryman will be available in a variety models including the performance-oriented John Cooper Works variant. There will also be the Cooper and Cooper S versions with ALL4 all-wheel drive available as an option. Finally, the company will offer the MINI One, Cooper SD and Cooper D Countryman with optional ALL4.
The base model will be powered by a 1.6-liter four-cylinder engine with 121 hp while the S and JCW models have 181 hp and 208 hp, respectively. MINI’s ALL4 all-wheel drive system will come standard on JCW models and every model variant is available with an optional six-speed automatic while a six-speed manual is part of the standard equipment list.
For more info and a lot more pictures, check out the full article at AutoGuide.com.