Tuesday, May 30

MINI Clubman All4 Scrambler Concept inspired from scrambler motorcycle

Taking inspirations from motorcycles and off-roaders, Mini  recently revealed the Clubman ALL4 Scrambler Concept. Made under the leadership of Federico Izzothe, the head of Mini in Italy, the new concept blends the ruggedness of Scrambler dirt bikes and the compact dimensions of the all-new Clubman.

Features of Mini Clubman ALL4 Scrambler Concept:

  • Significant inspiration from the BMW R nine T Scrambler motorcycle which is the company’s first official scrambler bike in its 90+ year history.
  • Frozen Gray paint colour used on the BMW R nine T Scrambler motorcycle and satin silver accents.
  • Powered by a 4-cyl, 2.0-liter TwinPower Turbo engine which produces 192 PS and 280 Nm of torque. It then can be mated to either a 6-speed manual or 8-speed automatic gearbox that drives all four wheels.

MINI Clubman All4 Scrambler Concept (2)

  • The car sits on bigger chunky off-road tyres.
  • Raised suspension.
  • Bumper-mounted auxiliary headlights.
  • Cabin also blends luxury and utility with the extensive use of Nappa leather and Alcantara.
  • Seats and door cards get the leather trim.
  • Scrambler logo hot-stamped on the backrests.

MINI Clubman All4 Scrambler Concept (7)

  • 3-spoke multifunction steering wheel.
  • Rotary controls for the climate control.
  • Touchscreen infotainment.
  • Chrome fixtures on the dashboard and large speedometer.
  • Paddle shifters.

Press Release

San Donato Milanese. The term scrambler comes from the English verb “to scramble” which means to mix. In the motorcycle field indicates a street bike to which minor changes to make it suitable to tackle dirt paths or short off-road have been made.

MINI ALL4 Scrambler means, four-wheel drive according MINI able to guarantee maximum control in all conditions, maximum efficiency and, at the same time, sportsmanship.

The union of the MINI Clubman All4 with BMW R NINET Scrambler born ALL4 MINI Clubman Scrambler, a new concept car that continues the long line of unique pieces made by MINI in Italy to enhance the concepts of personalization and uniqueness typical of the British brand.

New MINI Clubman is one of the latest news from MINI, an iconic model that reinterprets his past in perspective, even more functional and technological. With the largest and most versatile MINI debuted the new generation of electro-hydraulic adjustment with ALL4 all-wheel drive, optimized weight and enhanced efficiency, which combines, in an even more sporty and versatile, the innovative vehicle concept in the premium compact segment with the typical brand of driving fun.

The new BMW R NINET Scrambler has everything that distinguishes this type of motorcycle is characterized by a unique spirit and was created for motorcycle enthusiasts who love the purist design, reduced to the essential and non-conformist, combined with the technical and quality of a motorcycle BMW.

Typical characteristics of these two products come together in a special car, a single copy, which joins two similar worlds and two glorious brands.

Painting Atelier

The color of the car paint has been customized specifically with an opaque tint of motorcycle-derived, Midnight ALL4 Frozen Grey, recalling the color of the tank of the BMW R NINET Scrambler and accentuates the design of the MINI Clubman, emphasizing, for example, power dome on the hood.

The extreme attention to detail is also noticeable that the Frozen Grey paint is accented by details in satin silver, characteristic BMW R NINET Scrambler, such as handles, frame the window and insert the grille.

The interior: the key word is attention to detail

The interior of the MINI Clubman All4 Scrambler see the coexistence of two very valuable and iconic material: Nappa leather and Alcantara, perfectly matched to ensure maximum comfort and maximum durability.

“Clubman MINI ALL4 Scrambler was investigated by focusing on the design of the exterior and the interior details with the aim of giving greater prominence to the ALL4 can function as a real lifestyle, synonymous with freedom, originality and adventure, typical of motorbike café -racer as the highly acclaimed BMW R NINET. “explains Federico Izzo, Head of MINI in Italy.

Clubman MINI ALL4 Scrambler is exposed these days at the Motor Show in Valentino Park in 2016, an event that is one of the Italian celebrations for the centenary of the Group and for the Fiftieth Anniversary of BMW in Italy.

Hardware Atelier

Buoyancy talking, how about BMW R NINET Scrambler where the handlebar is positioned higher, so the MINI Clubman ALL4 Scrambler the structure is raised, to ensure a more relaxed and versatile guide.

Scrambler A self-respecting always showcases the pieces, that is why the choice to mount this MINI knobbly tires, synonymous with white streets, passing through beautiful landscapes with ups and downs that only an appropriate means can tackle with ease and safety.

On the front we were affixed to the original circular headlights BMW R NINET Scrambler: a quote of the mythical additional lights that have characterized all the sportiest MINI ever since the Monte Carlo Rally 60s.

The luggage rack is a typical element of the four-wheel drive cars, as well as being a characteristic feature of the MINI Traveller 70s. With ALL4 MINI Clubman Scrambler came the perfect time to rediscover this element, updating it in style, but citing the classic estate car of the past thanks to Ash wood sleepers.

Subject of intense planning and design, the upholstery of the MINI Clubman ALL4 Scrambler is the perfect declination of sporting luxury recovering the typical seat BMW R NINET Scrambler, both in Sattelbraun staining, both in design with horizontal cannelloni.

The watchword is attention to detail. Examples are the Scrambler logo hot stamped on the backs of the front seats, the indoor pavilion covered in Alcantara, door panels upholstered in Nappa leather and Alcantara, and the boot floor with soft coating carpet removable leather color to increase the grip of delicate objects from having to carry.

Source: Mini

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