The 2014 MINI Cooper is being teased again ahead of its full reveal set for next Monday.

The 2014 MINI Cooper is being teased again ahead of its full reveal set for next Monday.

"The New Original" has returned in another teaser clip showing us more of its stylish body riding on the UKL1 platform that will also be used to underpin several BMW front- and all-wheel drive models. The 2014 MINI will come as standard with an active hood that will be automatically raised to create a yielding crumple zone in case of a pedestrian collision occurred at speeds between 19 km/h (12 mph) and 55 km/h (34 mph).

Despite being bigger than the outgoing model, the 2014 MINI will have a lower curb weight as a result of using more high-strength steels in its construction. Other novelties include a lighter braking system providing better friction, as well as a revamped electronic power steering system.

Confirmed engines include a 1.5-liter gasoline with 134 bhp (100 kW) and a 2.0-liter rated at 189 bhp (141 kW). Diesel family will encompass a newly developed 1.5-liter direct-injection common-rail motor outputting 114 bhp (85 kW) and a peak torque of 269 Nm (199 lb-ft). More powerful engines are planned for the S and JCW derivatives.

MINI has announced the car will feature a new head-up display showing info onto a small folding screen on the dashboard. Safety tech will include collision and pedestrian warning system with city braking function and a windscreen-installed camera for monitoring cars and pedestrians in front of the vehicle which will alert the driver in case it senses an imminent collision. It will also boast a digital headlight assist system capable of activating/deactivating high-beams depending on traffic and lighting conditions.

Full details will be available on November 18 when the 2014 MINI will be officially revealed at the firm's factory in Oxford, UK.

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