If you're in the market for a compact crossover, don't sleep on the 2017 MINI Countryman.
But also: by all means, sleep on it.
Because the carmaker has partnered with Italy's Autohome for an exclusive rooftop tent coined the AirTop. The tent lives in a fiberglass shell much like an everyday topper box. The unit is mounted to the top of the ride via roof rails and clamps. It's worth mentioning that installation requires no tools.
When you’ve reached peak adventure and need to turn in for the night, the AirTop is released by the simple flick of three clasps that raise the roof by way of four gas-pressurized springs.
The tent comes in black or white and is good to withstand the obvious elements of nature like rain,