The Mini is an excellent hatch, but does it have to be so grown up?
At a stretch, we can see a point to the 4WD versions, but really though, this is an unnecessary diversion. And not a very pretty one, either.
The Clubman has charm but, although roomier, it’s not as fun to drive as it was.
A cute, fine little convertible. Although the emphasis is on the little: the boot is tiny and the interior packaging is odd.
Biggest Mini yet is the least fun to drive. But new Countryman has practicality on its side.