As we’ve reported (exclusively as early as last July) MINI is now seriously considering a diesel powered model for the US market. The model could be due in the states as early as 2010 or 2011.

+ Mini confirms it is considering a diesel for U.S. market / USA Today

Previous articles:

+ Diesel Powered MINI Coming to the US Market / MotoringFile

+ MINI Cooper D Coming to the US After-all? / MotoringFile

+ Yet More Diesel Talk / MotoringFile