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Mini will preview electric car with 2017 Frankfurt auto show concept

BMW Group’s Mini brand was an early pioneer of mainstream electric cars. Some readers will recall the brand leased the Hardtop-based Mini E electric car on a trial basis late last decade to help gather feedback from users. The BMW Group used the gathered feedback for the i3 launched in 2014... read more

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Nissan Titan Engineering Explained

How can the Nissan Titan brake quicker than a Mini?

A Nissan Titan weighs 5,811 pounds. A Mini Countryman weighs 3,629. The former requires a shorter distance to reach a complete stop from 60. Sounds crazy, but it's true, and... read more May 29, 2017 by


 
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Fifth and final brand pillar at Mini will be upcoming EV

Peter Schwarzenbauer, the boss of Mini, in 2015 started talking about a refocus of the brand around five core models or pillars. Since he made those comments, we’ve... read more May 17, 2017 by


 
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McLaren design boss Frank Stephenson rumored to rejoin Mini

Owners of the first generation of the modern Mini should be doing a happy dance today, because if a certain rumor is true the man behind the iconic, retro-inspired design... read more May 16, 2017 by


 
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2019 Mini Convertible spy shots

It was only a few weeks ago that we saw a prototype for an updated Mini Hardtop. Now engineers from BMW’s small car brand are out testing a prototype for an updated... read more May 10, 2017 by


 
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... read more April 17, 2017 by


 
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David Brown Automotive reveals the Singer of Minis

Mini is an iconic brand with a storied history in producing small economy cars beginning in the late 1950s. But, by today's standards, Mini isn't so miniature anymore. And... read more April 6, 2017 by


 
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Mini: What’s new for 2017

After rapidly expanding its lineup with niche products like the Paceman and Coupe and Roadster models, Mini decided to prune back its lineup with the arrival of its... read more March 28, 2017 by


 
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BMW to launch 40 new or updated models in next 2 years

Having lost the luxury car sales race to Mercedes-Benz in 2016, BMW is planning an aggressive roll-out of new products over the next two years to claw its way back to the top... read more March 21, 2017 by


 
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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


 
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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


 
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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


 
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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


 
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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


 
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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


 
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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


 
 

 
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