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2011 MINI Cooper Countryman

Report: ‘Mini’ MINI Concept Planned For 2010 Detroit Auto Show

With the release of models like the Clubman and new Countryman crossover, there are fears that the MINI brand is treading away from what its very name reflects, mini cars. Heck, even its smallest model, the MINI Cooper hatch is nearly double the size of the original 1960s models, an issue BMW... read more

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2011 MINI Cooper Countryman S Diesel

Spy Shots: 2011 Mini Cooper S Diesel

We have some good news for all the Mini Diesel fans that crave a more powerful model. A car that combines the elements of the sporty MINI Cooper S and the fuel-efficiency of... read more September 15, 2010 by 

MINI Design Concept 2010 Paris Auto Show teaser

2010 Paris Auto Show Preview: MINI Cooper Design Concept Teased

If you think the Countryman was hit with a MINI ugly stick, you may not want to see what's under that cover. If you're a bit more open-minded, however, you may be getting a... read more September 9, 2010 by 

Facebook post re: AnnaLynne McCord [via TMZ]

AnnaLynne McCord Uses Her Feminine Wiles To (Allegedly) Weasel Out Of A Fender-Bender

A week ago, some guy named Aaron was motoring around town, minding his own business, when -- WHAM -- out of the blue, AnnaLynne McCord nailed him. Which isn't especially... read more September 9, 2010 by 

1953 Saab 92B

CAR Magazine Suggests Saab 9-1/9-2 Might Enter WRC

 Many historic rally fans rejoiced when BMW announced the re-entry of the MINI into the World Rally Championship (WRC). The Countryman that they are planning to use isn’t... read more August 9, 2010 by 

2011 MINI Countryman

Report: Three-Door MINI Countryman In The Works

The recently revealed 2011 MINI Countryman could soon spawn a handful of new variants as BMW continues its expansion of the iconic MINI brand into something that is edging... read more July 20, 2010 by 

Elijah Wood

Elijah Wood In A MINI (Obviously)

And here we have diminutive dreamboat Elijah Wood, out for a night on the town in the passenger seat of a MINI. He's acting like it's not his, like it belongs to his... read more July 6, 2010 by 

2011 MINI Cooper

2011 MINI Cooper, Clubman And Convertible Preview

MINI fans around the world can look forward to some changes to the iconic brand’s 2011 model range, with the Cooper, Clubman, Convertible and high-performance John Cooper... read more June 28, 2010 by 

MINI Challenges Porsche 911 To Race Against Cooper S

Video: Porsche Beats MINI In Infield Race At Road Atlanta

After too much Internet hype, an exchange of challenge and response videos, and a disappointing course--located next to Road Atlanta's famous road course, but not on it--the... read more June 22, 2010 by 

MINI Challenges Porsche 911 To Race Against Cooper S

Video: MINI Seeking Porsche Driver To Carry Challenge Forward

When Porsche refused to accept MINI's challenge of a lap around Road Atlanta pitting the MINI Cooper S against the Porsche 911 S, we thought it might just end there. But the... read more June 17, 2010 by 

2011 MINI Cooper image leaked, via Motoring File

2011 MINI Cooper Facelift Leaked?

The 2011 MINI Countryman is out, and while the 2011 MINI Cooper family won't be getting any major mechanical overhauls this time around, it will be getting a minor facelift... read more June 11, 2010 by 

MINI Challenges Porsche 911 To Race Against Cooper S

Video: MINI Challenges Porsche 911 To Race Against Cooper S--At Road Atlanta

In what may be one of the most fantastic David vs. Goliath pairings of the automotive world (and pretty smart marketing, too), MINI has challenged Porsche to a race--911... read more June 9, 2010 by 

2009 Mini Coupe Concept

Report: MINI Coupe Due Summer 2011, Roadster In 2012

Ever since the freakish video spots began promoting the MINI Coupe and Roadster, the two cars were earmarked for production. Shortly after their debut at last year's... read more June 8, 2010 by 

The cast of *The A-Team*

The A-Team Takes Aim At NASCAR Fans

The A-Team opens on June 11, and just to make sure that its target audience of 35 - 50-year-old men (aka, The People Old Enough to Remember Mr. T) know the film is en route... read more June 2, 2010 by 

2011 MINI Cooper S facelift spy shots

Spy Shots: 2011 MINI Cooper S And Clubman S Facelifts

The 2011 MINI Cooper S and Clubmans S are due to hit the streets alongside the all-new 2011 Countryman soon, and they'll be wearing a slightly revised face. Our spy... read more May 6, 2010 by 

Justin Timberlake in a video campaign for the Audi A1

SAT Prep: Mark Wahlberg Is To The MINI Cooper As Justin Timberlake Is To The...?

Justin Timberlake has led a charmed life. He started his career on The New Mickey Mouse Club, where he sang, danced, and generally acted a foo' alongside poptartlets like... read more April 16, 2010 by 


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