MasHD Autonews - Mini's little Rocketman might be launched sometime in the future
The current Mini cooper is doing well in terms of sales , but with fierce competition from other hot hatchbacks the company is now hoping to revive work on one of their shelved projects known as the Mini Rocketman . The Rocketman sounds like something from the lego movie , but the compact hot hatchback was unveiled at the 2011 Geneva Motor Show with some fancy features such as bugeye tail lamps and double hinged doors for easy access , the car which mini had to develop as a separate platform proved to be expensive and so they shelved the plans until now .The Mini Rocketman , which is said to be driver friendly thanks to its low weight due to it aluminium and carbon composite structures and back -to -basic features that will be welcoming to anyone . The car is rumored to be built with the help of Toyota , who already has small car platforms like the Toyota iO and the Aygo that have been adopted by other manufacturers . Further development on the car is still unknown , but according to many sources , the Mini rocketman will be available in Europe by 2016\.