MF Exclusive: MINI USA will has decided to break with tradition for the debut of it’s latest model. Instead of the Detroit Auto Show, MINI will debut the new Clubman at the up and coming LA International Auto Show.

The actual debut is expected to take place on the first day of the press preview November 14th. As you would expect MotoringFile will be on hand with photos and impressions of the car.

As previously reported last year on MF, the world debut of the Clubman will take place at the Frankfurt Motor Show in September.