Mini Minor Expected to Arrive in Late 2018

Stephen Elmer
by Stephen Elmer

Some more details have surfaced on Mini’s upcoming small car, the Minor.

According to Car, the Mini Minor will arrive in late 2018 or early 2019 and will be the result of a collaboration with Toyota. The Minor will be roughly 11.3 feet long, nearly two feet shorter than the new Mini five-door hatchback. For reference, it will have the same wheelbase as the new Smart ForFour.

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As the entry-level product in Mini’s lineup, the Minor will also carry an entry-level price tag. In Europe, the car will sell for somewhere between €12,500 ($14,100) and €13,500 ($15,300).

For styling, the Minor will combine elements from the Rocketman concept and the Mini Paceman. An all-new platform is being designed for the Mini Minor which will also spawn a successor for the Toyota iQ dubbed the Starlet.

[Source: Car Magazine]

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Stephen Elmer
Stephen Elmer

Stephen covers all of the day-to-day events of the industry as the News Editor at AutoGuide, along with being the AG truck expert. His truck knowledge comes from working long days on the woodlot with pickups and driving straight trucks professionally. When not at his desk, Steve can be found playing his bass or riding his snowmobile or Sea-Doo. Find Stephen on <A title="@Selmer07 on Twitter" href="">Twitter</A> and <A title="Stephen on Google+" href="">Google+</A>

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  • Smartacus Smartacus on Feb 24, 2015

    Mini Minor was supposed to arrive in 2016! late 2018 / early 2019 means the collaboration with Toyota is going as stupidly slow as expected; just like Toyoduh promising us a new Supra since the mid-Nineties. How many people have been born, and how many of those born have since given birth to their own children since then, and still no Supra? Even with BMW's help, they still can't put together a damn Supra. When will Tata or Mahindra buy out Toyota?