Mini Countryman test mule mistaken for car bomb in Las Vegas

Tom Webster

Now we know that some people are not wildly enamoured with the looks of the new Mini Countryman, but while some might see it as ugly, most would not view it as a threat.

Unless, that is, you're a security guard in Las Vegas. For staff at the Luxor, the lightly disguised test mule was easily enough to arouse suspicions. Of course, it didn't help that the big Mini had a coolbox with Arabic writing across it on the front seat.