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2012 MINI Roadster To Feature Manual Folding Soft Top?

Electric-folding soft tops have become the norm in convertibles over the past few years, where they haven't been replaced by complex power hard tops, but MINI is going back to basics for its upcoming Roadster two-seater, according to the latest reports. The news is a bit surprising given MINI's... read more

May 25, 2011 by 
2012 MINI Coupe spy shots

2012 MINI Coupe Spy Shots

Earlier this week we brought you some of the first spy shots of the 2012 MINI Coupe JCW, and now we have the model it's based on: the standard Coupe. Even the Coupe spied... read more May 19, 2011 by 

MINI Inspired By Goodwood

MINI To Use Goodwood Label For Bespoke Range Of Models: Report

Most readers would recognize the Goodwood name as either being the home of the Goodwood Festival of Speed, an annual event in the UK that draws the latest in supercars and... read more May 2, 2011 by 

MINI Connected App

MINI Connected 'Enhances Driving Fun' With Social Networking

Cheeky styling and endless personalization options already mark out the MINI as a fun and sociable vehicle, but now a new App from MINI called MINI Connected will give... read more April 27, 2011 by 

2012 BMW 1-Series Coupe and Convertible

BMW Reveals Downsized 3 Cylinder Engine, U.S-Bound?

Home of the Ultimate Driving Machine and bringer of Joy to drivers, BMW has revealed its latest powerplant and to the casual observer or diehard enthusiast neither corporate... read more April 14, 2011 by 

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Rolls-Royce Furnishes the MINI Inspired by Goodwood

Giving new meaning to the phrase "champagne on a beer budget", MINI has announced the MINI Inspired By Goodwood--to be launched at Auto Shanghai next week. This limited... read more April 14, 2011 by 

MINI Inspired By Goodwood

MINI Inspired By Goodwood Preview: 2011 Shanghai Auto Show

On the surface, the respective MINI and Rolls-Royce brands appear to be worlds apart; one sells small, relatively affordable hatchbacks targeted at hip youngsters, while the... read more April 13, 2011 by 

2011 MINI WRC racer

MINI WRC Team Gets Official Launch In Oxford

Since the first hintings of the return of the MINI name to the world stage of rallying last July, right up through to the testing stages and constant teasing, we have longed... read more April 11, 2011 by 

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MINI Wins On Debut At Italy’s Rally dell’Adriatico

You already know MINI will be back in WRC this year, testing at a limited number of events ahead of a full push for the 2012 season. One of these events was this past... read more April 6, 2011 by 

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MINI Getting MINI-er With Two-Door Coupe

Remember when small cars were a lot of fun? If you’re under 50 years old, then you don’t. But with the upcoming release of the MINI Cooper Coupe into a growing... read more April 1, 2011 by 

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Video: Radio Control? Old News! Phones Are Where It's At

Before the advent of video games and thousands of cars stunningly recreated in high polygon models on hundreds of detailed race tracks, we used to use a little thing known as... read more March 25, 2011 by 

Elizabeth Taylor

Video: Remembering Elizabeth Taylor And Her Sunbeam Alpine

As a celebrity blog, it would be hard to ignore the death of one of the biggest stars of the 20th century -- and we're not: Elizabeth Taylor has died at the age of 79... read more March 23, 2011 by 

Woodcliff Lake police in New Jersey take delivery of MINI Cooper

New Jersey Police Get MINI Cooper As New Patrol Car

We’ve seen plenty of special police cars in the past, including a Lamborghini Gallardo, Porsche 911 and even an impounded Dodge Viper, but the latest is just too cute... read more March 18, 2011 by 

MINI Cooper John Cooper Works package

John Cooper Works Package Offered On 2011 MINI Cooper And Cooper Convertible

If you’re still unfamiliar with the John Cooper Works (JCW) branding, either you’re not a MINI fan at all or you’ve been living under a rock for the past... read more February 1, 2011 by 

2011 MINI Cooper SD

2011 Geneva Motor Show Preview: MINI Cooper SD Range

MINI will be using next month’s 2011 Geneva Motor Show to unveil a range of new sporty diesel models based on the regular Cooper and Cooper Convertible, as well as the... read more February 1, 2011 by 

26 people squeeze into MINI Cooper

Video: 26 People Squeeze Into MINI Cooper To Set New World Record

If you thought 19 teenage girls squeezing into a Smart ForTwo was impressive, wait until you watch this video of 26 girls hopping inside a MINI Cooper. The previous record... read more January 27, 2011 by 


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