MINI WRC Rally d'Italia Sardegna (Sardinia)

MINI WRC Driver Sordo Sits Sixth After Day 1

MINI's return to the World Rally Championship is already underway this weekend in Sardinia, Italy, and so far--aside from a few hitches--it's going well. Dani Sordo and co-driver Carlos del Barrio are currently in sixth place after the first eight stages, with an eye toward a fifth place finish... read more

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2012 BMW 1-Series Coupe and Convertible

BMW Reveals Downsized 3 Cylinder Engine, U.S-Bound?

Home of the Ultimate Driving Machine and bringer of Joy to drivers, BMW has revealed its latest powerplant and to the casual observer or diehard enthusiast neither corporate... read more April 14, 2011 by 

2011 MINI Cooper John Cooper Words

Rolls-Royce Furnishes the MINI Inspired by Goodwood

Giving new meaning to the phrase "champagne on a beer budget", MINI has announced the MINI Inspired By Goodwood--to be launched at Auto Shanghai next week. This limited... read more April 14, 2011 by 

MINI Inspired By Goodwood

MINI Inspired By Goodwood Preview: 2011 Shanghai Auto Show

On the surface, the respective MINI and Rolls-Royce brands appear to be worlds apart; one sells small, relatively affordable hatchbacks targeted at hip youngsters, while the... read more April 13, 2011 by 

2011 MINI WRC racer

MINI WRC Team Gets Official Launch In Oxford

Since the first hintings of the return of the MINI name to the world stage of rallying last July, right up through to the testing stages and constant teasing, we have longed... read more April 11, 2011 by 

MINI Regional Rally Car

MINI Wins On Debut At Italy’s Rally dell’Adriatico

You already know MINI will be back in WRC this year, testing at a limited number of events ahead of a full push for the 2012 season. One of these events was this past... read more April 6, 2011 by 

Dr. Kay Segler

BMW M Boss Kay Segler To Head MINI

MINI may soon get a kick in the performance department with news emerging today that the boss of BMW M, Dr. Kay Segler, will be responsible for MINI brand management starting... read more April 3, 2011 by 

2009 MINI Coupe and Roadster Concepts

MINI Getting MINI-er With Two-Door Coupe

Remember when small cars were a lot of fun? If you’re under 50 years old, then you don’t. But with the upcoming release of the MINI Cooper Coupe into a growing... read more April 1, 2011 by 

Smartphone controlled RC car

Video: Radio Control? Old News! Phones Are Where It's At

Before the advent of video games and thousands of cars stunningly recreated in high polygon models on hundreds of detailed race tracks, we used to use a little thing known as... read more March 25, 2011 by 

Elizabeth Taylor

Video: Remembering Elizabeth Taylor And Her Sunbeam Alpine

As a celebrity blog, it would be hard to ignore the death of one of the biggest stars of the 20th century -- and we're not: Elizabeth Taylor has died at the age of 79... read more March 23, 2011 by 

Woodcliff Lake police in New Jersey take delivery of MINI Cooper

New Jersey Police Get MINI Cooper As New Patrol Car

We’ve seen plenty of special police cars in the past, including a Lamborghini Gallardo, Porsche 911 and even an impounded Dodge Viper, but the latest is just too cute... read more March 18, 2011 by 


Video: MINI's Return To World Rally In 2 Minutes

You already know MINI will be back in WRC this year, testing at a limited number of events ahead of a full push for the 2012 season. Here's the view from inside the company... read more March 8, 2011 by 

Renault R-Space Concept

2011 Geneva Motor Show: Technology And Design At Swiss Show

The Geneva Motor Show is one of the top auto shows each year for new cars, concepts and car technology, and 2011 was no exception. Under the shining lights and amongst the... read more March 8, 2011 by 

MINI Rocketman Concept

BMW Exec Hints At MINI Rocketman Production

MINI’s string of recent concept cars have a tradition of heading straight to production, except for perhaps the rugged Beachcomber, which was deemed too unsafe for the... read more March 7, 2011 by 

2011 MINI Rocketman Concept live photos

MINI Rocketman Concept Live Photos: 2011 Geneva Motor Show

Positioned as a curious "3+1" seater with three doors and a scant 10-foot overall length, the 2011 MINI Rocketman concept is one MINI that’s actually mini. It’s... read more March 1, 2011 by 

MINI Rocketman Concept

MINI Rocketman Concept Preview: 2011 Geneva Motor Show

Leaks, teasers, previews...the Geneva Motor Show is gearing up to a fever pitch this year, and MINI wants to be part of the action. Its entrant to the concept category? The... read more February 22, 2011 by 


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