2017 MINI Rocketman Release Date, Improved Body

The Mini Rocketman just got smaller and better. The 2017 MINI Rocketman is set to be the first car to have a fully transparent rooftop. Extra large windows also add to its uniqueness and it is expected to cause a stir once it hits the market. German automaker Mini has promised an improved driving experience and technology in this car. With its classic look, high fuel efficiency and ease of driving; car enthusiasts are eagerly awaiting its release. Compared to its predecessor; more technology has been offered in the new 2017 MINI Rocketman. It is not meant for off-road driving because of its low ground clearance.

2017 MINI Rocketman front
2017 MINI Rocketman – Improved Body and Interior:

The exterior of the 2017 MINI Rocketman has an innovative 2 door chassis made from carbon fiber set in on an aluminum alloy frame, the doors are C shaped. The front fascia has an oval-shaped grill with fog lights embedded in it. There are also oval-shaped headlights that use LED technology and enhance the exquisite look of this car. The sides are smooth with no contour lines and a large part of it is taken up by large windows and a see through rooftop. The rear has LED tail lights and a stylish double exhaust system. Overall length is 11 feet and 3 inches with a great choice of color available for buyers to choose from.

The interior of the 2017 MINI Rocketman despite its small size can comfortably accommodate 4 passengers and also has a small luggage space. The entire interior is made up of soft plastic and leather and most of the instruments and gadgets are on the dashboard. Blue light illuminates the dashboard and there is a stylish leather-covered power steering wheel. There is a 3D graphic speedometer, USB ports and Bluetooth for hands free calls. The voice activated navigation system can be configured with a personal computer or tablet because this car doesn’t come with a standard display. All the seats are covered in quality Napa leather and have adjustable headrests. For security and driver safety there are automatic brakes and airbags, traction control, stability control, rearview cameras, parking assistance and car alarms.

2017 MINI Rocketman interior
2017 MINI Rocketman – Engine Expectations and Performance:

Under the hood the 2017 MINI Rocketman has an engine similar to the Mercedes-AGM M178. This will be a 1.5 liter 3 cylinder that has a capacity of 134 horsepower and 169 pound feet of torque. This engine will be mated with a 6 speed automatic or manual transmission gearbox depending on customer preference. Top speed is 134 mph and acceleration from 0 to 60 mph is in just 7.5 seconds. Due to its small size and improved engine it is very environmental friendly with very low-carbon emissions. Fuel efficiency will be the highest in the all categories of cars with an EPA rating of 78/91 miles per gallon for city/highway.

2017 MINI Rocketman rear

2017 MINI Rocketman – Price and Expected Release Date:

The new MINI Rocketman will be availed to customers in the last quarter of 2016 or early 2017 retailing at a price range of $14,600 and $16000. Competition will be lower as there is no car like it in the market, because the world is moving towards eco-friendly cars, sales might just be favorable. Nissan Juke and Volkswagen Beetle are the only other mini cars that come close.

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One Response to 2017 MINI Rocketman Release Date, Improved Body

  1. kelli says:

    i want a mini rocketman! I dont see any at my dealer. they want me to buy a regular hard top.

    when will these be available in usa?

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