This time the baby brand that's being pushed and pulled in all directions has come up with a second droptop. The difference between the upcoming Mini Roadster and the existing Cabrio is obvious from the rounded lines and a shorter roofline that covers a smaller two-seater cabin.
The car is caught by Carparazzi without any major disguise - apart from the silly swirls on the tail - and is clearly developed from the Mini Roadster Concept from the 2009 Frankfurt Motor Show.
The Roadster has a swept-back windscreen and a Porsche-style retractable rear spoiler, but we'll have to wait until later this year
- perhaps the next Frankfurt Show - for full details and the on-sale date.