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A refreshed version of the MINI Countryman will be officially presented to the public during the 2012 Los Angeles Auto Show later on this month.

Two years after the MINI Countryman has made its initial debut and the British based automaker is now getting ready to unveil a refreshed version of the model. According to the carmaker, the updated MINI Countryman in question will make its public debut at the 2012 Los Angeles Auto Show, on the 28th of November and the model will still tackle the BMW X1 and the Audi Q3.

The refreshed version of the MINI Countryman will get a new storage cubby hole on the center console, relocated window switches to the door panels, the driver’s side door will get all-around window controls and the switches for the electric side mirrors, new door inserts have been fitted and the model can also get an option of gloss black or chrome detailing for some features.

The standard version of the MINI Countryman will get the three-seat rear bench, but the two individual seats will be available as a no-cost options. Two new colors are available for the updated Countryman, the Blazing Red Metallic and the Brilliant Copper Metallic. The engine lineup will remain unchanged. More details on the model will be announced during the North American automotive event.

Source: Autocar