MINI Deep Orange 7 concept designed for 2025 market


Dan Smith

2017-10-19 16:00

A group of Clemson University students in South Carolina designed the futuristic MINI Deep Orange 7


Students at Clemson University in South Carolina have designed a MINI concept called Deep Orange 7, with its design aimed for the car market beyond 2025.
The team of 18 masters students from the Clemson University International Center for Automotive Research CU-ICAR began work on the unconventional MINI concept in 2014 in collaboration with ArtCenter College of Design in California.
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The seventh-generation of CU-ICARs Deep Orange graduate programme features an innovative open design. The front windscreen opens fully and reaches from the hood to the roof, providing the driver with a unique wide-open view ahead.

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Its design is reminiscent of the vintage BMW Isetta bubble car from the 1950s that featured an front opening door. It also provides the owner with useful storage underneath the dashboard.
It comes with a range of optional powertrains such as a traditional internal combustion engine, two plug-in hybrid options and a pure battery electric motor. For the hybrid and BEV models, the MINI concept features rocker cooling, which provides cooling elements for the electric motors without the need for conventional radiators, therefore increasing storage space at the front.

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Replacing the instrument dials is a virtual companion called MINI Face that provides relevant information to the driver on an interactive screen.
Clemson University and BMW had previously collaborated on CU-ICARs Deep Orange 4 concept based on the X3 SUV that featured design elements from the X4. Deep Orange is the flagship programme of Clemsons two-year Automotive Engineering masters degree.
Do you like the look of the MINI Deep Orange 7? Let us know below!

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MINI Deep Orange 7 concept designed for 2025 market
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Dan Smith

2017-10-19 16:00

A group of Clemson University students in South Carolina designed the futuristic MINI Deep Orange 7


Students at Clemson University in South Carolina have designed a MINI concept called Deep Orange 7, with its design aimed for the car market beyond 2025.
The team of 18 masters students from the Clemson University International Center for Automotive Research CU-ICAR began work on the unconventional MINI concept in 2014 in collaboration with ArtCenter College of Design in California.
MINI Electric Concept revealed at Frankfurt
The seventh-generation of CU-ICARs Deep Orange graduate programme features an innovative open design. The front windscreen opens fully and reaches from the hood to the roof, providing the driver with a unique wide-open view ahead.

Image 3 of 8
Image 3 of 8

Its design is reminiscent of the vintage BMW Isetta bubble car from the 1950s that featured an front opening door. It also provides the owner with useful storage underneath the dashboard.
It comes with a range of optional powertrains such as a traditional internal combustion engine, two plug-in hybrid options and a pure battery electric motor. For the hybrid and BEV models, the MINI concept features rocker cooling, which provides cooling elements for the electric motors without the need for conventional radiators, therefore increasing storage space at the front.

Image 4 of 8
Image 4 of 8

Replacing the instrument dials is a virtual companion called MINI Face that provides relevant information to the driver on an interactive screen.
Clemson University and BMW had previously collaborated on CU-ICARs Deep Orange 4 concept based on the X3 SUV that featured design elements from the X4. Deep Orange is the flagship programme of Clemsons two-year Automotive Engineering masters degree.
Do you like the look of the MINI Deep Orange 7? Let us know below!

Associated Advanced Gallery

MINI Deep Orange 7 - pictures

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