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 says the arrival of the hybrid Countryman marks the start of a new phase for the brand, one that is electrified yet still... read more

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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

2017 Mini Seven Cooper S Hardtop 4 Door

Mini rolls out Seven special edition Hardtop

Mini has rolled out the first special edition version of its third-generation Hardtop, and the car features a name we’ve seen before. It’s called the Mini Seven... read more May 11, 2016 by

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Mini launches new service to help owners rent out their cars

BMW's Mini division will not only gladly sell you a new car, it will also soon help you rent it out to other people. As part of BMW's ever-expanding ride and car-sharing... read more April 28, 2016 by

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

2017 Mini John Cooper Works Countryman spy shots

Mini is out working on a new generation of its Countryman crossover and today we have new shots of a prototype for the high-performance John Cooper Works version. The new... read more April 28, 2016 by

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Mini sports car plans dropped in favor of sedan?

Last year, the boss of Mini Peter Schwarzenbauer started talking about a refocus of the brand around five core models or pillars. The pillars already include the new Hardtop... read more April 14, 2016 by

2017 Mini Clubman All4, 2016 New York Auto Show

MINI Adds ALL4 All-Wheel Drive To New Clubman: Live photos

MINI’s bigger, more premium second-generation Clubman that’s just gone on sale will offer the option of all-wheel drive starting this April. All-wheel drive... read more March 24, 2016 by

2016 Mini John Cooper Works Convertible, 2016 New York Auto Show

2016 Mini John Cooper Works Convertible debuts in New York: Live photos

Mini has revealed the performance-oriented John Cooper Works version of its redesigned convertible, and announced pricing for the rest of the convertible lineup. The base... read more March 24, 2016 by

Scene from MINI’s Super Bowl 50 spot

Hyundai & MINI Hire Some Big Names For Super Bowl 50: Video

When it comes to Super Bowl spots, animals and celebrities tend to be the two most popular options. We’ll be seeing both during Super Bowl 50, where on February 7 the... read more February 2, 2016 by

2016 MINI Clubman

MINI Confirms Super Bowl 50 Spot

MINI is set to return to the Super Bowl after a five-year hiatus. The automaker has teamed up with advertising agency Butler, Shine, Stern & Partners to craft a 30-second... read more January 6, 2016 by

2016 MINI Clubman

2016 Mini Clubman first drive review

MINI is now in its second decade under the BMW aegis, and apparently, it's time for some soul-searching. Breathe easy, now. The Cooper is fine. Even though it's bigger than... read more December 19, 2015 by

Tightest Parallel Park

Brit Sets Two Tightest Parallel Park Records: Video

Alastair Moffatt is better at parking than you. Much better, in fact. He has the certification to prove it. You see, Moffatt is the Guinness World Records holder of the title... read more November 16, 2015 by


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