Mini reveals Rocketman concept

Mini has offered a preview of its new concept car, the Rocketman, ahead of its grand unveiling at the Geneva Motor Show next month.

The Rocketman is tiny - measuring just over three metres in length - and futuristic, although it clearly draws inspiration from the original Mini.

Its seating arrangement is an unusual three-plus-one, but BMW says the cabin has been designed with comfort and practicality in mind.

The concept car is made out of the latest construction materials and Mini has given the vehicle's driving controls a very modern twist.

BMW has not revealed any plans yet to move the Rocketman into production, so, for now, it remains an indicator of how the Minis of the future might take shape.

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