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MINI Countryman Earns Euro NCAP 5-Star Safety Rating


The new version of the MINI Countryman has been through the rigorous crash tests and evaluations of the Euro NCAP organization and, with a degree of inevitability, it has passed the tests without breaking a sweat. What we mean by that is the trendy SUV got a 5-star rating.

Published on Friday, June 2, 2017 at 16:39 by
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Official: MINI Cooper S E Countryman ALL4


With the launch of the new 2017 MINI Cooper S E Countryman ALL4 the British brand presents its first model with a plug-in hybrid system which provides emission-free electric drive. The hybrid Countryman uses a 3-cylinder petrol engine and a synchronous electric motor which promises an average fuel consumption of 2.3 – 2.1 litres per 100 kilometres and the CO2 emissions figure […]

Published on Wednesday, May 10, 2017 at 11:19 by
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MINI Countryman Roof Tent


If you are the kind of the person who enjoys the outdoors in its most raw form, which means sleeping out in the open and relieving yourself in a bucket… or in a ditch, chances are you own a Discovery or a Toyota pickup truck. But there are also a kind of outdoorsmen, all of […]

Published on Wednesday, May 3, 2017 at 7:22 by
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Official: MINI Remastered by David Brown Automotive


You know the name David Brown from his first and not so successful attempt at coachbuilding when he turned the old Jaguar XK into what he called Speedback GT. Now he is back with a new project, and this one seems a lot brighter since it is basically a restomod of the original MINI. They […]

Published on Friday, April 7, 2017 at 6:20 by
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UK Only: MINI Clubman Black Pack


Not that a bit of black paint can make something like the Clubman cool, but you can’t be mad at MINI for trying. They have come up with the new MINI Clubman Black Pack, a special edition only for the United Kingdom where it’s on sale priced from £21,430 or £289 per month.

Published on Tuesday, April 4, 2017 at 13:02 by
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Three Millionth MINI Rolls Off Production Line at Oxford


MINIs are not a very common sight on the roads, which begs the question when did they make 3 million cars and where are they all? But that’s what they’ve done, and they recently celebrated the production of the 3 millionth MINI at the famous Oxford plant.

Published on Monday, December 5, 2016 at 5:46 by
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MINI JCW Rally Set for Cross Country-Competition

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Rallying has been part of MINI since the early days and the legend of Paddy Hopkirk and Monte Carlo Rally. But these guys have proven they are nothing if not flexible, meaning they are not that strict in what form of rallying they take part in. So after enjoying a good time at long-distance events such […]

Published on Thursday, November 17, 2016 at 13:04 by
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Spotlight: MINI Cooper JCW Monte Carlo Edition

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In Abu Dhabi the trio of BMW, MINI and Rolls-Royce are represented by the same company, which explains how most of the unique special editions and one-offs from these three brands end up in that city. This here is an exclusive, special edition MINI Cooper JCW Monte Carlo Edition recently delivered to MINI Abu Dhabi.

Published on Monday, October 24, 2016 at 7:01 by
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MINI Plug-in Hybrid Previewed in Munich

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Looks like the makers of the MINI, which is to say BMW, are finally catching up with the rest of the market in offering a hybrid variant of the iconic British runabout. Previewed in camo by brand management Sebastian Mackensen and Head of MINI series management Peter Wolf, the MINI Plug-in Hybrid will soon head […]

Published on Tuesday, October 18, 2016 at 5:32 by
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MINI John Cooper Works Clubman Launches in U.S.

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Choosing the right MINI these days is like choosing food in one of those trendy L.A. restaurants. You usually end up with something that is heavy on the garnish but void of anything with actual substance, and in the end it’ll leave you wanting a regular old burger. With that in mind, here’s the latest […]

Published on Wednesday, September 21, 2016 at 6:18 by
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AC Schnitzer Does the New MINI

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German tuner all things BMW Group, AC Schnitzer, has come up with a thorough upgrade package for the latest generation of MINI Cooper. Shown here in convertible guise, the package can also be ordered for the hardtop and also the Clubman, boosting the visual appeal of the vehicle as well as its performance.

Published on Wednesday, July 27, 2016 at 11:11 by
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BMW, MINI and Rolls-Royce Present VISION NEXT 100 Concepts


Yesterday at a glittering event at London’s Roundhouse Rolls-Royce took the wraps off their first-ever ‘Vision’ vehicle, a design study concept they have built just for the prestige. It’s called Rolls-Royce VISION NEXT 100 which is a pretty self-explanatory name. This car is part of a trio celebrating BMW Group’s centenary year by speculating on […]

Published on Friday, June 17, 2016 at 6:04 by
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B&B MINI Cooper JCW Boosted to 300 PS

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Even the standard 230 PS MINI Cooper offers plenty of fun with its go-kart handling and cutesy looks. But driving fun is kind of like cocaine. You start by having a little and before you know it you need four or five lines to get going. That’s where tuned versions like this B&B MINI Cooper […]

Published on Thursday, May 26, 2016 at 8:08 by
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Official: MINI Cooper Seven

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Behold the first special edition version of the new MINI, the harbinger for a new dynasty of special edition MINIs to come. Built for the USA, MINI Cooper Seven blends the British car’s fun and engaging character with a host of exclusive design features on the exterior and interior.

Published on Wednesday, May 11, 2016 at 9:30 by
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Manhart MINI F300 John Cooper Works

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The F56 MINI John Cooper Works is a hot little hatch with a 230 horsepower 2.0 liter turbo engine. But if you want something a little bit more spicy let us present to you the unique Manhart MINI F300. This tuned MINI is a true pocket rocket with stripes of gold.

Published on Tuesday, March 22, 2016 at 5:58 by
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