Mini Cooper concept meant for ride sharing, but aims to keep personal feel

Posted at 8:16 AM, Jun 20, 2016
and last updated 2016-06-20 08:46:43-04

If this latest concept vehicle hits the market in the future, you could share a Mini Cooper with friends but have it still feel like your own car. 

BMW Group recently unveiled the Mini Vision Next 100 concept vehicle. This reveal is part of the company's initiative that focuses on the next 100 years.

The Mini Vision Next 100 is centered on personalization with tailored features depending on who is behind the wheel. There's a transforming exterior, even a projected greeting when you reach the door.

One of the focal points of the concept is the Cooperizer. It's a circle in the middle of the dash that, Mini says in a news release, can communicate with the driver through a series of changing lights.

The auto brand notes the car would study driver behavior and offer suggestions of new destinations and routes.
You could even try out some of the drive modes set by friends or celebrities.

Of course, this is a concept car. So there's no guarantee any of these ideas will come to fruition, but it's still neat to dream.