Upsized Mini One 5 Door is still a hoot to drive

The Mini One 5 Door hugs corners with grace and confidence, with minimum body roll.
The Mini One 5 Door hugs corners with grace and confidence, with minimum body roll.ST PHOTOS: BENJAMIN SEETOR
The Mini One 5 Door hugs corners with grace and confidence, with minimum body roll.
The Mini One 5 Door hugs corners with grace and confidence, with minimum body roll.ST PHOTOS: BENJAMIN SEETOR

The Mini One 5 Door may have grown in size, but it is still a hoot to drive

Like most cars, the Mini has grown in size over the years. But it begs the question: When is a Mini too big to be called a Mini?

When the Mini Countryman, a sub-compact crossover, was launched in 2010 and refreshed last year, the general opinion was that the crossover is too big to be a Mini.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on June 16, 2018, with the headline 'Mini at heart'. Print Edition | Subscribe