Asia Bizz: The BMW Mini Countryman SAV (sports activity vehicle) has been launched in South Korea and is the first SAV which has been introduced by the German car maker. It is a unique vehicle, which comes with a four door and four wheel drive feature – in fact it is a mini SUV.
All the Mini versions launched in Korea are expected to have 1.6 ltr engine, with the Cooper pushing out only 122 bhp. The dynamic Cooper S and Cooper S All4 will boost around 184 horses from its small engine making it Â quite remarkable in terms of technology. 24 kilograms of torque is what this little engine pumps out making it stand out as a powerful machine.
Mini Countryman in not a typical heavyweight as other SUV’s in the market, thus it can sprint from 0-100 in just 8 seconds, pushing a top whack of 210 km/h. Even though the car is a Mini vehicle, it has phenomenal boot space of 820 ltrs. All the vehicles are available in South Korea at a reasonable price, especially compared to other high end SUV’s in the country.