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2018 Mini Hardtop facelift spy shots - Image via S. Baldauf/SB-Medien

2018 Mini Hardtop spy shots

Mini’s third-generation Hardtop (previously referred to as a Cooper) is approaching the midway point in its life cycle and will soon be updated to keep it looking and feeling fresh. A prototype for the updated model has just been spotted ahead of a likely debut late this year or early next... read more

April 17, 2017 by
 
2017 Mini Cooper Countryman

7 things to know about the 2017 Mini Countryman

It might look like the outgoing Mini Countryman, but the all-new 2017 model shares little more than a few nuts and bolts with its predecessor. It's a well thought-out... read more March 11, 2017 by


 
2017 Mini Cooper Countryman

2017 Mini Countryman first drive review: a better BMW crossover?

In the burgeoning crossover world, there's always room for one more. Enter the Mini Countryman, which is all-new for a late 2017 model year introduction. It's a smart... read more March 10, 2017 by


 
2018 Mini John Cooper Works Countryman

2018 Mini John Cooper Works Countryman revealed ahead of 2017 Shanghai auto show

A new generation of the Mini Countryman has just gone on sale and will soon be joined by a high-performance John Cooper Works model. Revealed today ahead of a world debut in... read more January 18, 2017 by


 
2017 Mini John Cooper Works Countryman spy shots - Image via S. Baldauf/SB-Medien

2017 Mini John Cooper Works Countryman spy shots

Mini unveiled its redesigned Countryman crossover during November's 2016 Los Angeles auto show, with the range including a new Cooper S E ALL4 plug-in hybrid model. Soon, the... read more November 23, 2016 by


 
2017 Mini Countryman, 2016 Los Angeles auto show

2017 Mini Countryman preview

Mini has revealed a bigger, more sophisticated Countryman SUV for the nameplate’s second iteration. And this time there’s a plug-in hybrid model, representing the... read more November 16, 2016 by


 
Mini Cooper driven around the

Mini laps the 'Ring on two wheels

Doing a side wheelie must be the en vogue automotive stunt of the moment. Recently, we saw the fastest speed for a car driven on two wheels set by a Finnish stunt driver in a... read more November 8, 2016 by


 
Mini Countryman plug-in hybrid prototype

New Countryman to be Mini’s first hybrid

A new generation of the Mini Countryman is just around the corner and on Monday we received confirmation that the compact SUV will be the brand’s first hybrid. Mini... read more October 17, 2016 by


 
2017 BMW i3

BMW confirms plans for electric X3, Mini

BMW was one of the first mainstream automakers to make the foray into electric cars when it started leasing battery-powered versions of its Mini Hardtop and 1-Series Coupe... read more October 3, 2016 by


 
2017 Mini John Cooper Works Clubman

New Mini Clubman spawns 228-hp John Cooper Works model

Mini’s extra versatile Clubman was redesigned for the 2016 model year. For 2017 it spawns its high-performance John Cooper Works model. The car is a hot hatch that... read more September 21, 2016 by


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

2017 Mini Countryman spy shots

The Mini Countryman was updated for 2015 but development of a successor is nearing its final stages. A prototype for the new Countryman has just been spotted, revealing many... read more August 9, 2016 by


 
Borgward BX5 and Projekt BX6 TS

Mini design boss Anders Warming moves to Borgward

Danish designer Anders Warming has left the BMW Group where he worked for the past 16 years to join fellow German automaker Borgward. Borgward went out of business more than... read more August 2, 2016 by


 
Project Binky, Episode 13 fuel tank fabrication

Fuel tank fabrication and wheel widening: Project Binky Episode 13

Got a good half hour this Saturday morning to watch a couple of British guys entertain you while building one of the the world's fastest Minis? No, well make the time because... read more July 23, 2016 by


 
2017 Mini Cooper

What do you call your Mini? The world's most popular name is...

No one is quite sure what came first: the automobile, or a name for it. Giving cars people's names is as old as carmaking itself. Sure, some cars already have a name (Civic... read more June 28, 2016 by


 
Mini Vision Next 100 concept

Mini’s Vision Next 100 is your urban runabout of the future

Fellow BMW Group brand Mini has unveiled its own Vision 100 Next concept celebrating its parent company’s centennial this year. Previously we saw Vision 100 Next... read more June 17, 2016 by


 
Cardboard 1959 Morris Mini Minor fits in Mini Countryman (Photo by 'Practical Classics')

An original Mini fits inside today's Mini Countryman

New vehicles are getting bigger, and no car brand illustrates this point better than Mini. Current Mini models are still smaller than most other new cars, but they're not... read more June 3, 2016 by


 
 

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