Wednesday, May 28, 2014

2014 MINI Superleggera Vision Concept

This exclusive interpretation of an open-top two-seater was created by MINI and Touring Superleggera, the tradition-steeped design and coach building house based in Milan. The MINI Superleggera™ Vision is on the one hand a classic roadster, a compact and agile two-seater, expressing the most minimalist and emotional style of motoring; and on the other hand its electric drivetrain gives the car distinctly modern driving dynamics. In collaboration wîth MINI, Touring Superleggera™ has designed and built an elaborately crafted, unique model which blends the tradition of classic coachwork construction wîth the MINI's authentic British styling to create timeless aesthetic appeal. (

The cabin is awash in aluminum and leather trim, but it's a generally minimalist design. The overall theme blends more classic roadster characteristics with traditional Mini touches, and is most notable when looking at the large, thin-rimmed, three-spoke steering wheel harkens back to old British roadsters. That's accented by the centrally mounted speedometer and the column-mounted tachometer, both classic Mini features. Under hood, there's an electric drivetrain, although completely absent of any details on it. (

Update March 2015: According to Car magazine in the UK, the droptop has a green light for production from the BMW board and could arrive in showrooms by 2018. However, the company’s top executive, Peter Schwarzenbauer was quick to dismiss such allegations. (

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