BMW unveils MINI Paceman

| NICOLE FERNANDES
Published Apr 22, 2014, 6:51 pm IST
Updated Apr 7, 2019, 4:12 pm IST
It pioneers a compact 3-door model and increased engine output

Mumbai: BMW has unveiled the new MINI Paceman, which pioneers the automobile concept of a compact 3-door model and increased engine output. Greater accentuation of sporty flair and premium characteristics in the interior of the new MINI Paceman; road speed and engine speed display now with dark dials in the style of the MINI John Cooper Works Paceman.

Body design:

 

Official reports stated that this car has been designed keeping in mind extravagant expressive body design with horizontal lines, dynamic proportions and powerfully modelled surfaces in hallmark MINI design style.

Its front section includes a hexagonal radiator grill contour, long doors with frameless windows in coupé style, high-opening tailgate, roof sits virtually seamlessly on top of the car, optionally available in contrasting colour. ‘The additionally emphasised Piano Black Exterior sets a new standard and optionally available light alloy wheels with reduced weight and optimised aerodynamic properties; other optional features’ as per the official statement of the company.

 

Interior design:

The interior is in the form of an in lounge-type design with four single seats and optimised acoustic comfort. It also includes newly designed chrome applications for the ventilation controls and standard MINI Center Rail storage system. The sports seats for driver and front passenger seats are not dynamic. But its rear backrests is easily foldable. Its luggage compartment volume is also expandable form 330 to up to 1 080 litres.

Engine and technology:

Mini Paceman range also includes top athlete MINI John Cooper Works Paceman with 160 kW/218 bhp 4-cylinder turbo engine. Official reports further stated that all model variants now with emission rating according to the EU6 emission standard. It also comprises of an extended MINIMALISM technology including optimised aerodynamic properties to reduce fuel consumption and emission levels.  An increased output from 5 kW to 140 kW/190 along with  6-speed manual transmission is standard. The 6-speed automatic transmission is an option available in Mini Paceman.

 

This car model also offers high-end selection of optional extras, which includes the LED fog lamps with daytime driving lights. The parking lights in LED technology as well as xenon headlamps brings out better adaptive turning light. ‘Glass push/tilt roof, automatic air conditioning, removable tow hitch with a trailer load of up to 1 200 kilograms, MINI navigation system, Sport Button, sports leather steering wheel with shift paddles for automatic transmission, multifunction steering wheel with cruise control Harman Kardon hi-fi speaker system; model-specific John Cooper Works accessories also available. The tyres of MINI Paceman comes  with reduced rolling resistance, new exterior paint finishes such as Jungle Green metallic and Midnight Grey metallic.

 

MINI John Cooper Works Paceman, MINI Cooper S Paceman, MINI Cooper S Paceman ALL4, MINI Cooper Paceman, MINI Cooper Paceman ALL4, MINI Cooper SD Paceman,  MINI Cooper D Paceman ALL4 are the different BMW MINI Pacemen model variants that have been built using all-wheel drive system ALL4.

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