Rumours circulating this week suggest that the BMW Group plan to unveil a new Mini-branded panel van at the Geneva Motor Show in March. According to the German magazine Auto Motorund Sport the van possibly dubbed Mini Cargo is to be based on the Clubman model with the rear bench seat removed so it will appeal to small van drivers. The rear side windows would possibly be ditched for sheetmetal.
A BMW van has also been rumoured in the past. Known internally as the Advanced Family Sports Activity Tourer, a BMW insider describes the BMW mini-van as a model mixing the space and flexibility of an MPV, the solidity of an SAV with the shape of a larger Touring model, but have maintain the car-like appearance.
The 82nd Geneva Motor Show will be held on the 8th – 18th March where all will be revealed with regard to a new Mini Van.