MINI Cooper, just like BMW, uses letters and digits that categorize and refer to the vehicles chassis code. MINI uses letter codes “R” and “F”, followed with digits. R type MINI Coopers are Gen and Gen only. The “R” MINI designations are R, R, R, R, R, R, R, R, R.Mini model nd generation R R R belongs to subcompact supermini class. Represents the “B small cars, city cars ” market segment. The car was offered with door hatchback, convertible, station wagon body shapes between the years . A major change “face lift” during a model run occurred in ..