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2019 Mini Cooper, 2018 Detroit auto show

Meet the new 2019 Mini Cooper, same as the old Mini

The new 2019 Mini Cooper hatchback and convertible broke cover Tuesday, lifted straight from the pages of "If It Ain't Broke." Not much on the new model has changed, aside from small touches on the front bumper, Union Jack on the taillights outside, new logos, and bigger touchscreen infotainment on... read more

January 9, 2018 by
 
BMW Group celebrates delivery of 100,000 electrified cars in 2017

BMW Group delivers over 100,000 electrified cars in 2017

The BMW Group has reached its goal of delivering more than 100,000 electrified cars in 2017. The total includes hybrids and electric cars sold across the BMW and Mini brands... read more December 19, 2017 by


 
Mini logo

Mini introduces new logo

Mini has revealed a new, more streamlined logo that will start appearing on the brand’s cars from March 2018. The new design does away with the three-dimensional... read more December 13, 2017 by


 
Mini John Cooper Works Buggy for 2018 Dakar Rally

Mini John Cooper Works Buggy revealed for 2018 Dakar Rally

Mini and the X-Raid Team will head to the 2018 Dakar Rally with not one, but two rally racers. The Mini John Cooper Works Rally will return, but the all-new John Cooper Works... read more November 22, 2017 by


 
the MINI John Cooper Works Tuning Kit

Mini serves up JCW Tuning kit at SEMA

Mini has taken to the 2017 SEMA show floor and brought with it a number of upgrade gifts. Owners of the Countryman and Clubman now have a foot in the John Cooper Works mod... read more November 1, 2017 by


 
Mini production in Oxford, United Kingdom

Your next Mini could come from China

Your next Mini could be sourced from a plant in China if a report from Bloomberg proves accurate. Mini’s BMW Group parent is allegedly in talks with Chinese automaker... read more October 15, 2017 by


 
BMW with Alexa integration

Amazon’s Alexa voice assistant coming to BMWs and Minis

The BMW Group is the latest automaker to announce the addition of Amazon’s Alexa to its cars. The cloud-based voice activation system will start appearing in all BMW... read more September 28, 2017 by


 
Mini Cooper Works GP concept, 2017 Frankfurt Auto Show

Concept hints at new Mini John Cooper Works GP

Mini is hinting at a new generation of its John Cooper Works GP with a concept on show this week at the 2017 Frankfurt Motor Show. For those unfamiliar with the GP badge, it... read more September 12, 2017 by


 
Mini Electric Concept, 2017 Frankfurt Motor Show

New concept previews Mini electric car coming in 2019

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... read more September 12, 2017 by


 
Mini E

Electric Mini Hardtop confirmed for 2019

Mini will launch an electric version of its Hardtop in 2019, the brand confirmed on Tuesday. It’s been known since October that Mini was working on an electric car, but... read more July 26, 2017 by


 
2019 Mini Hardtop 4 Door facelift spy shots - Image via S. Baldauf/SB-Medien

2019 Mini Hardtop 4 Door spy shots

It was only in the past couple of months that we saw prototypes for updated versions of the Mini Hardtop and Mini Convertible. Now engineers from BMW’s small car brand... read more July 12, 2017 by


 
Oliver Heilmer

Oliver Heilmer named Mini design boss

The BMW Group confirmed on Thursday that Oliver Heilmer will take over as the new design boss at Mini. Mini's last design boss, Anders Warming, left the brand last summer to... read more June 1, 2017 by


 
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


 
Mini E

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


 
2002 Mini Cooper

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


 
2019 Mini Convertible facelift spy shots - Image via S. Baldauf/SB-Medien

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


 
 

 
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