Charl Bosch
Online Motoring Reporter
5 minute read
29 Jun 2021
8:05 am

Fizzing Mini Clubman JCW denounces ‘boring estate’ adage

Charl Bosch

Despite being an estate, the Clubman JCW still thrills.

John Cooper Work attrite sits well on the Clubman.

As much as estates are universally disliked by South Africans, the Mini Clubman has become something of a familiar sight on our roads in spite of it being nowhere near as popular as the conventional hatch or the Countryman. Like it or loathe it At the unveiling of the original in 2007, Oxford copped extensive slack for not only the looks, but also the controversial 2+1 door arrangement with little being payed to the practicality gains over the hatch. Now into its second generation, the Clubman nonetheless slots perfectly into the Mini line-up between the arguably more ungainly looking five-door...