May 20, 2024
Mini

MINI Clubman Bond Street officially unveiled

MINI releases official details on a new special edition based on the current Clubman model. Called Bond Street, the British model is scheduled to premiere at the upcoming Geneva Motor Show this March. In terms of styling, it benefits from a new exterior finish called Midnight Black, new 18-inch alloy wheels, revised roof and side

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Mini

2014 Mini Paceman JCW shows off in Detroit

Mini really want to be American. Much like Richard Hammond, over the years it’s tried all sorts of ways of being completely accepted in the New World. Somewhat successful by now, Mini have let their hair down and simply did “fun”. They’ve unveiled a new version of the Paceman. Their relatively small (but large) three

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Mini

2013 Mini Countryman refresher is unveiled

No more rallies under the factory banner doesn’t mean the life of the Mini Countryman stops. Quite the contrary, the small crossover receives a few tweaks to stand out again. In keeping with the way the Mini brand attracts new customers, the whole point is to have a custom tailored car that’s somehow cute. For

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Mini

Mini Countryman drops rallying efforts

The World Rally Championship is about to get more interesting. Having gotten nine consecutive titles, the dominating Sebastian Loeb is moving on to different things. With a highly successful driver leaving the sport, the sport will probably see the rest of the participants heat up their action. This is what theory dictates, as for practice,

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Mini

MINI John Cooper Works GP fully revealed

The British people from MINI released photos and details on the John Cooper Works GP, a model partially introduced earlier this year. Today we get even more info on the sporty model which packs a 1.6-liter turbocharged unit capable to offer 215hp and 260Nm of torque. The 0-100 km/h sprint is possible in 6,3 seconds

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Volvo

Volvo could soon rival Mini

Volvo’s financial situation isn’t as sad as it’s recently been but it’s certainly nowhere near rosy. The company is still looking for ways of moving forward. The newest idea they’ve come up with seems quite interesting. It seems that the Swedish car maker is currently interested in creating a rival for Mini. BMW’s miniature brand

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Mini

RevoZport Mini Coupe is more serious than it sounds

China is often criticized for its forays into the world of the automotive enthusiast. Scratch that, China is only mentioned with a critical claim. So let’s try and make things feel a little different and talk about how something labeled “Made in China” can actually be quite interesting. This is the RevoZport Mini Coupe, a

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Mini Countryman

Under the ownership of BMW the British at Mini have come up with plenty of new ideas but mostly had been rather conventional until the introduction of the Mini Countryman. Contrary to the name of the brand, the Mini Countryman is quite a large car, a crossover some even call an SUV. While it sounds

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Mini

Mini Clubvan revealed in production form

The British people from Mini revealed today the all-new Clubvan, a model based on the well-known Clubman model in the range. The company presented Clubvan for the first time at Geneva as a concept but today we get the opportunity to meet the production variant. The entry-level model is powered by a 1.6-liter gasoline engine

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Mini

Mini John Cooper Works GP posts ‘Ring time

It often gets a little annoying to go through the hierarchy of every car maker’s model lineup but Mini are really putting us to the test with this new car. They’re creating a new top of the line option, it’s no longer the JCW but this Mini John Cooper Works GP. The GP part is

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Mini

Mini Clubvan concept headed for production

One of the latest concepts from Mini to be unveiled, the Breadvan Clubvan mini delivery van is reportedly headed for production. Let’s hope that this is the sort of announcement the British brand doesn’t make the same sort of progress with turning this concept into reality as they did with the Rocketman. The miniature… Mini,

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Mini

2012 MINI Roadster starts from $24,350 in the U.S.

Mini published photos and details on the 2012 Roadster, a model which gets a starting price of $24,350 in the United States. The British model benefits from a 1.6-liter four-cylinder engine delivering 121 horsepower for an acceleration from 0 to 100 km/h in 8,7 seconds. The 2012 Mini Roadster returns a combined fuel consumption of

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Mini

Mini Rocketman binned

Mini is a brand that’s more about the premium feel and fashion statement of a small car than about the small car itself. Ever since BMW took them over along while back they’ve been promising all sorts of wacky versions yet so far we pretty much got some boring shapes like an estate and a

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Mini Tuning

AC Schnitzer restyles the MINI Cooper Coupe

AC Schnitzer is a well-known tuning house for its kits developed for BMW models. However, they are also taking other brands into consideration even here is not that situation as MINI is one of BMW’s sub-brands. The MINI Cooper Coupe is the latest model that receives AC Schnitzer’s treatment, a package which includes several aesthetic

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Mini

Mini Countryman rally days are put on hold

Not everything coming from the news box these days is happy. You can console yourself with the season but you know it’s going to take more than that. These bad news come from the British are Mini, or rather the British at Prodrive. They handle the Mini Countryman rally project and they’ve got bad news

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Mini

Mini’s Rocketman may be headed for production

If your Christmas tree may be a little low to fit a new car underneath and the RC options have long lost your interest the British may have a solution for you. Mini, makers of some of the smallest cars around has one very ambitious man on their team, one who’s not too shy about

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Mini

Mini John Cooper Works R53 repainted by CoverEFX

CoverEFX is a well-known company which manufactures special exterior vinyl for a variety of models. This time, the Mini John Cooper Works R53 gets two special exterior finishes from the people at CoverEFX. To be more precise, we talk about a yellow vinyl wrap along with gloss black surroundings for the grille and headlamps but

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Mini

2012 Mini Cooper B-Spec racing car announced

The U.S. division of Mini officially revealed the Mini Cooper racing car which will compete in the B-Spec series in the 2012 season. The new model is the result of the partnership between Mini USA and Mini of Charleston, a car “developed with racing heritage in mind”, as the company says in the press release.

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Mini

Meet the new Mini Roadster – goes on sale in early 2012

The British subsidiary of BMW Group decided to reveal the all-new Mini Roadster, a roofless version of the Mini Coupe, a model unveiled earlier this year. The new Mini Roadster gets a soft-top roof and is the sixth model within the range of the British manufacturer. In terms of dimensions, the new Roadster is 3,73

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Mini

Mini Cooper S under NHTSA investigation

It’s been a while since any important recall so those of you getting a good laugh out of seeing car makers in trouble may be interested in what’s going on with Mini. The NHTSA is looking into Mini’s portfolio, particularly the Cooper S models over a few issues and complaints recently. Apparently, the NHTSA investigation

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