Mini Coupe v Peugeot RCZ v Audi TT
Does the new baseball-capped coupe rekindle the Mini mojo? Sam Philip reports...
Posted: 08 Nov 2011
Is it a helmet? Is it a baseball cap? No,
you haven’t wandered onto the pages of What Sporting Headwear Monthly?.
This is TopGear, and this is important: what, exactly,
is that strange growth atop the Mini Coupe?
See, when the Coupe was first shown at the Frankfurt motor show in 2009, Mini’s design director, Gert Hildebrand, who is a German, proudly revealed its, er, unique roof design was inspired by his teenage son’s habit of wearing a baseball cap back-to-front.