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2017 MINI Countryman spy shots - Image via S. Baldauf/SB-Medien

2017 MINI Countryman Spy Shots

The current MINI Countryman was updated for 2015 but development of a successor is already well underway. A prototype for the new Countryman has just been spotted, revealing many of the details of the next-generation compact crossover. It appears designers have adopted a boxier, more rugged look... read more

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2015 X-Raid MINI All4 Racing

Eight MINI ALL4 Racings To Take On 2015 Dakar Rally

The 2015 Dakar Rally is coming up and in the lead up MINI has announced that eight of its custom-built ALL4 Racings will take part. MINI, together with its partner in the... read more November 13, 2014 by 

2015 MINI John Cooper Works Paceman

2015 MINI John Cooper Works Countryman And Paceman Revealed

We’ve already seen the regular versions of the updated 2015 MINI Cooper Countryman and 2015 Cooper Paceman, and now we have details for the high-performance John Cooper... read more July 7, 2014 by 

2015 MINI Countryman, 2014 New York Auto Show

2015 MINI Countryman Gets Revised Styling, New Tech: 2014 New York Auto Show

MINI may have just introduced an all-new Cooper Hardtop, but that doesn’t mean it’s ignoring its other models. The automaker has just rolled out an updated... read more April 17, 2014 by 

2011 MINI Cooper Countryman

2015 MINI Countryman To Make World Debut In New York

MINI’s Countryman crossover was introduced for the 2011 model year, and received its first update for 2013. Now, just a week out from the 2014 New York Auto Show, MINI... read more April 8, 2014 by 

2013 MINI John Cooper Works Countryman ALL4 Dakar Winner

MINI Celebrates Dakar Win With Special Edition JCW Countryman

A MINI, albeit a highly-modified one, has been driven to victory in the arduous Dakar Rally for the past two years, with Frenchman Stéphane Peterhansel and his... read more March 4, 2013 by 

MINI at the 2013 Dakar Rally

X-Raid Team Drives MINI Countryman To Second Consecutive Dakar Rally Win

Following their win at last year’s race, the duo made up of Frenchmen Stéphane Peterhansel and Jean-Paul Cottret have won the Dakar Rally once more, and in... read more January 21, 2013 by 

2013 Dodge SRT Viper

2013 Dodge SRT Viper Driven, Best Car To Buy Short List, BMW i Eco Concept: Car News Headlines

Today we tell you what it’s like to drive the all-new 2013 Dodge SRT Viper on the street and on the track. Though equipped with modern concessions to safety like... read more November 21, 2012 by 

The X-raid Team's MINI Cooper Countryman support vehicle - image: BMW Group

MINI Shows Off Cooper Countryman Dakar Rally Support Vehicle

Last January, MINI surprised the racing world by taking first place honors in the grueling Dakar Rally. Even more surprising was the fact that 2012 represented MINI’s... read more November 20, 2012 by 

2013 MINI Countryman

2013 MINI Countryman Preview

MINI’s first offering with available all-wheel-drive, the Countryman crossover, enters its third year on the market in 2013. That means it’s time for a bit of a... read more November 1, 2012 by 

The 2013 MINI John Cooper Works Countryman

The 2013 MINI John Cooper Works Countryman Kite Reel: Video

We don’t generally preface stories with a disclaimer, but in this case we’ll make an exception. Do not, under any circumstances, attempt to duplicate the stunt... read more March 23, 2012 by 

2013 MINI John Cooper Works Countryman live photos

2013 MINI John Cooper Works Countryman Live Pics From Geneva

Reactions to MINI's new Countryman crossover have been mixed--some like the increased ride height and four- or five-passenger seating, others disparage the altered... read more March 7, 2012 by 

The 2013 MINI John Cooper Works Countryman

2013 MINI John Cooper Works Countryman: Official Details, Pics

Rumors of a John Cooper Works version of the MINI Countryman have been circulating since early 2010, and now it's official: MINI has announced that the 2013 John Cooper Works... read more February 28, 2012 by 

Peterhansel celebrating his 10th Dakar Rally victory

X-Raid Team Drives MINI Countryman ALL4 To 2012 Dakar Rally Victory

Stéphane Peterhansel and his co-driver Jean-Paul Cottret have taken out top honors at the 2012 Dakar Rally for the X-Raid Team and MINI. At the end of the last of 14... read more January 18, 2012 by 

Northern Irish rally driver Kris Meeke

MINI WRC Team Drops Star Driver Kris Meeke: Report

Following last week’s report that MINI had missed the deadline for filing paperwork necessary to compete in the 2012 World Rally Championship, news coming out today... read more December 27, 2011 by 


Did MINI Miss Its Chance To Race In The 2012 WRC Season?

Races are never won on the opening lap, although they certainly can be lost on lap one. As MINI is finding out, sometimes entire seasons can be lost, too, even before the... read more December 20, 2011 by 


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