As the MINI Cooper has evolved over the years (clubman, convertible, etc.), they’ve developed something of an identity crisis, but the Beachcomber concept is a refreshing change. This concept “does without doors, a conventional roof and all other body elements which might possibly limit the intensity of the occupants’ encounter with their surrounding world.” Video after the break. Click here for first picture in gallery.

This makes the driver and up to three passengers one harmonious entity communicating directly with their surroundings – whether cruising through town, enjoying rough tracks in the mountains, or breezing along the beach.

[via Seriouswheels]