MINI Cooper B-Spec Racer

MINI To Offer Turnkey B-Spec Race Cars For 2012

If you want to go racing on a modest budget, one of the most-affordable series in motorsports is called B-Spec. Sanctioned by the SCCA, Grand Am, NASA and World Challenge, B-Spec puts drivers in compact, production-based cars that have a very similar performance baseline. Joining cars such as the... read more

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2012 MINI Cooper Roadster

2012 MINI Roadster Revealed In Cooper, Cooper S And JCW Trim

MINI has taken the wraps off its new 2012 MINI Roadster, which like its recently revealed Coupe sibling will offer a number of different options for customers depending on... read more October 30, 2011 by

MINI Connected interface

BMW And MINI Use Customizable Apps For In-Car Infotainment

Yesterday, we saw Toyota's take on twinning smartphone and car to provide an enhanced in-car infotainment experience. By synchronizing your phone and car, you could use your... read more October 27, 2011 by

MINI WRC Rally d'Italia Sardegna (Sardinia)

Prodrive Working On Road-Going MINI Countryman WRC: Report

MINI’s new World Rally Championship racer, based on the Countryman crossover and developed by British motorsports and engineering firm Prodrive, recently made its... read more October 20, 2011 by

2007 MINI Cooper S

NHTSA Investigating MINI Cooper S Models For Engine Fires

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) has decided to investigate the MINI Cooper S lineup for potential engine fires after 12 owners of 2007 and 2008... read more October 18, 2011 by

Josef Newgarden is the 2011 Firestone Indy Lights champion. Photo: Anne Proffit

Mazda Road To Indy Test Set At Indianapolis Motor Speedway

INDYCAR has decided on the best memorial it can give Chris Griffis, team manager for Sam Schmidt Motorsports' Firestone Indy Lights championship teams. Mazda Road to Indy... read more October 6, 2011 by

2012 MINI Roadster spy shots

2012 MINI Cooper Roadster Spy Video

The 2012 MINI Cooper Coupe has made its debut in each of its Cooper, Cooper S, and John Cooper Works trim levels, and we’ve even had a chance to bring you a first drive... read more October 6, 2011 by

Mini Cooper London 2012

MINI Cooper London Debuts With Leaps And Bounds

MINI has never been embarrassed about expressing a little national pride. So it comes as no surprise that the automaker wants to celebrate the London 2012 Olympic Games with... read more September 28, 2011 by

2012 MINI John Cooper Works Coupe

2012 MINI Cooper Coupe: First Drive

There are at least two ways to look at the arrival of the 2012 MINI Cooper Coupe: "Yay! Another MINI to love!"; and, "Another MINI? Why?" Whichever camp you fall into, the... read more September 26, 2011 by

British Prime Minister David Cameron driving the two-millionth MINI produced. Image: MINI

MINI Builds Its Two-Millionth Car

Just ten years after the restart of production, MINI has assembled the two-millionth car at its Oxford plant in the UK. The particular car was a MINI Cooper Convertible... read more August 31, 2011 by

2001 Mini Cooper S

MINI's Tenth Birthday Celebration Is Out Of This World

Since the newly-redesigned MINI Cooper hit the U.K. market in the summer of 2001, over 333,000 buyers in Britain have bought one of BMW's retro-classics. Owners have racked... read more August 11, 2011 by

2012 MINI Cooper Coupe online configurator

Build Your Dream 2012 MINI Cooper Coupe With Online Configurator

MINI has just launched a dedicated section on its main website for its new 2012 MINI Cooper Coupe (and the performance S and John Cooper Works variants), with a number of... read more August 9, 2011 by

2012 MINI John Cooper Works Coupe

2012 MINI Cooper Coupe To Make U.S. Debut At Pebble Beach, On Sale Oct. 1

The 2012 MINI Cooper Coupe (and its S and John Cooper Works variants) have been revealed in detail already, and we know they'll start at $22,000 in the U.S., too. But as yet... read more August 8, 2011 by

MINI logo

Third-Gen MINI To Spawn Up To 10 Models, Including 'Traveller' MPV

MINI is hard at work developing the third-generation of its iconic hatchback in time for launch at the end of 2012, spy shots of the Cooper version you can see by clicking... read more July 26, 2011 by

Leaked patent image of production MINI Pacemen

Patent Images For Production MINI Paceman Leak

MINI’s Paceman concept vehicle was confirmed for production almost immediately after it was revealed back in January at the 2011 Detroit Auto Show, and now we have an... read more July 21, 2011 by

2012 MINI Countryman John Cooper Works spy shots

2012 MINI Countryman John Cooper Works Spy Shots

It's been almost a year and a half since talk of a John Cooper Works version of the MINI Countryman made the rounds, but a recent sighting on the Nurburgring by our photo... read more July 6, 2011 by


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