The Mini Clubvan – a commercial vehicle based on the Clubman – will go into production, the company has confirmed.
The Clubvan will offer the practicality of a stripped-out loadbay with a high level of specification. It has a solid and steel-mesh bulkhead between the seats and the loadbay. The car will provide 860 litres of space and a payload of 500kg.
The floor is completely flat and the bay is covered with high-quality upholstery and an anthracite roof lining.
A selection of 12-volt sockets and six heavy-duty loops complete the practical offering in the back, while tinted rear windows help keep the cargo out of sight. Up front there's a high level of kit for a van, including DAB radio, air-conditioning, electric windows, an alarm, and side- and head airbags.
The options list includes leather sports seats, automatic cruise control, adaptive xenon headlights, parking sensors and a trailer hitch, while the standard 15-inch alloy wheels can be upgraded to 16- or 17-inch versions.
Prices start at £11,175 (ex VAT) for the petrol 79bhp One model, while the 120bhp Cooper costs £12,475 (ex VAT). A Cooper D model is available with either a manual and automatic gearbox, with the manual emitting just 103g/km of CO2 and managing an average of 72.4mpg. The manual version costs £13,600 (ex VAT), with the automatic at £14,510 (ex VAT).
The Clubvan will be built at Mini's Oxford factory from September, and the first vehicles are expected to be delivered in October.
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