Mini Rocketman: launch aborted?

Jay Nagley
MINI Rocketman
MINI Rocketman


When Mini unveiled the Rocketman concept, the response was electrifying. "At last" people said, "a Mini that is the same size as the original. Where do I sign?" It now seems possible that there never will be a place to sign, as doubts grow over the viability of the project.

There are two big problems with the Rocketman, that go right back to the 1959 original.