Showing posts in the category of MINI

New 2016 MINI Clubman Scooped and Rendered


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As MINI continues to peel off the camouflage from its next Clubman, we took advantage of these new spy shots to create a render of the production model.

Mini Challenge Gen 3 Race Car Is a Very Bad Mini


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The 228hp (231PS) Mini John Cooper Works may be the most powerful production vehicle built by the BMW-owned brand, but if more hardcore stuff is what you’re after, the Mini Challenge Gen 3 race car is the correct answer.

BMW Reportedly Working with Toyota to Develop Mini Minor Entry-Level Model


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The collaboration between BMW and Toyota may expand beyond the current deal which includes BMW sharing its diesel engines and developing a rear-wheel drive Supra coupe twinned with the next-gen BMW Z4 in exchange of Toyota’s fuel-cell know-how.

Future Cars: Mini Superleggera Roadster in Production Clothing Eyes MX-5


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It’s hard to believe that the Mini sub-brand has become so diverse in its offerings. Compared to when the British icon was first launched, the BMW-owned automaker now has a vast array of models to suit the needs of most people.

Mini One First 5 Door Is a 74HP Entry-Level Model


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Starting from March 2015, Mini will introduce the entry-level One First 5 Door model, which comes equipped with a 1.2-liter 3-cylinder turbocharged petrol engine producing 75PS (74hp) and 150Nm (111lb-ft) of torque from 1,400 rpm.

Mini Wins Dakar Rally for Fourth Year in a Row


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Although it’s no longer held in Africa but in South America, across Argentina, Chile and Bolivia, the toughest off-road endurance race in the world is still called the Dakar Rally.

BMW Group Confident of Increased Sales in 2015


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The BMW Group had a great year. In fact, 2014 was their fourth consecutive year in which they registered record sales, and they look forward to seeing further sales growth in 2015.

Spied: New MINI John Cooper Works Gets Convertible Version Too


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At this week's Detroit Motor Show, MINI revealed the John Cooper Works (JCW) version of the hatch, but that's only half the story.

The BMW Group-owned brand has a Convertible version in the works (pun intended) and these are the first spy shots of the car testing in Europe.

2015 Mini JCW Hardtop Arrives in Detroit with a $30,600* Starting Price


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Mini’s most powerful production model ever, the 2015 John Cooper Works Hardtop, has officially debuted in Detroit, where the automaker also announced US pricing.

Scoop: Mini's New Six-Door 2016 Clubman Shows its Interior


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The second generation Mini Clubman will soon find its way from concept car to production reality. Our spies nabbed a new prototype model testing out in the open and were able to take a quick shot of the car's cabin.

Cargo Ship Carrying Some 1,400 Jaguars, Land Rovers, Rolls Royces and Minis Grounded in Sea


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A 51,000-ton cargo ship named Hoegh Osaka that was transferring approximately 1,400 luxury cars is stuck on a sandbank in the Solent.

U Spy New MINI Convertible in Zagreb


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Our friend Rosen snapped these shots of a camouflaged MINI prototype in Europe over the weekend.

How the Range Rover Evoque Became the "New MINI"


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Of course, we don’t mean this in a literal sense; besides the fact that both these cars have four wheels and an engine, they share little else.

Mini Superleggera Vision Still A Definitely Maybe For Production


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It's been getting positive reviews from the public and people are already lining up to buy one, but executives are unsure whether to give the Mini Superleggera Vision concept the green light for production.

Review Finds MINI Cooper Hatch Just as Darty and Fun as Three-Door


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While the new MINI’s darty character, notably amplified by putting it in sport mode, is a bit much on the road, take it to the track and it really comes alive. The back lets go easily and progressively, and this happens regardless of whether you’re driving the regular three-door or the new five-door hatch.

A Classic Mini Gets Destroyed Because It Was Illegally Imported To The U.S.


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Someone breaking that 25-year importation rule in the States is responsible for this classic Mini getting crushed in New Jersey

New Mini John Cooper Works is the Brand's Most Powerful Model Ever


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With a new 2,0-liter turbo'd four delivering 228hp under its hood, the third-gen John Cooper Works (JCW) Hardtop is the most powerful production MINI ever.

Mini Commits to Dakar Rally Until 2017, Enters 10 Cars in 2015 Race


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Less than a month before the start of the 2015 Dakar Rally, which will take place from 4-17 January, Mini announced that it has decided to extend its commitment to the event for two more years, that is until 2017.

2016 Mini John Cooper Works Hatch Leaked Ahead of Detroit


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If you’re familiar with Mini’s John Cooper Works concept revealed earlier this year at the Detroit Auto Show, the production version will not surprise you at all.

Minis of Future Past: Range Will Shrink to Five “Superheroes”, Oddball Models Axed


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When BMW re-launched Mini, in 2001, it created not just a successful model but a whole segment -