MINI has recently announced that they can see the US market outselling the UK market.

>Perhaps trying to give its new, second generation MINI Copper sales a shot in the arm, MINI announced that they could see the US overtaking the UK as MINI’s number one market. At the Detroit Auto Show, MINI of North America vice-president Jim McDowell described the US as being on the fast track.

So far, more than 20% of all MINIs have been sold in the US.

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