German Magazine Auto Bilde gives us a peak (so it would seem) into BMW’s plans for small cars over the next few years. While the headliner is the new Z2, there are a couple notable mentions of the MINI brand. According to the article both BMW and MINI will introduce a city car based on the Project i technology (as seen in the MINI E) in 2012. The car will be rear engined and (gasp) rear wheel drive according the article. Interestingly also in the article is mention of MINI’s new people carrier that will comfortably seat four and be front engined and front wheel drive.

Details are obviously scarce for both cars but we’ll continue to bring you the latest.

+ BMW macht es leicht / Auto Builde (Translated)