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2013 Life Ball MINI Paceman

First Look At Roberto Cavalli’s 2013 Life Ball MINI Paceman

On the 25th of this month, MINI will be supporting the Life Ball charity event for the 13th consecutive year, this time by auctioning off a Paceman crossover created especially for the event by Roberto Cavalli. The noted fashion designer is joining the likes of DSQUARED², Diesel and Missoni... read more

May 8, 2013 by 
 
Modern-day MINI assembly at MINI Plant Oxford, England, Mar 2013 (the plant's 100th birthday)

World's Third-Oldest Car Plant At 100 Years: MINIs Still Rolling Off Line

You'd never know it today, but there once was a time when Britain had the second-largest automotive industry in the world. A bit of that heritage surfaces this month as one... read more March 8, 2013 by 


 
2013 MINI John Cooper Works Countryman ALL4 Dakar Winner

MINI Celebrates Dakar Win With Special Edition JCW Countryman

A MINI, albeit a highly-modified one, has been driven to victory in the arduous Dakar Rally for the past two years, with Frenchman Stéphane Peterhansel and his... read more March 4, 2013 by 


 
Guerlain Chicherit executes the perfect backflip driving a modified MINI Cooper Countryman

MINI Nails The Perfect (Unassisted) Backflip: Video

MINI and its stunt driver Guerlain Chicherit have done the impossible: executing the perfect “unassisted” backflip. Using a heavily modified MINI Cooper... read more February 18, 2013 by 


 
2013 MINI Cooper S Paceman ALL4

2013 MINI Cooper S Paceman ALL4 First Drive Video

Puerto Rico probably isn't the first place you think of when you think about great driving roads--or driving at all for that matter. Beaches, beer, sun, sand, and time away... read more February 13, 2013 by 


 
MINI Clubman Bond Street special edition

MINI Clubman Bond Street: 2013 Geneva Motor Show Preview

If you're a jet-setting retail therapist--amateur or professional--you'll appreciate the latest special-edition MINI Clubman: the Bond Street. Due for its public unveiling at... read more January 23, 2013 by 


 
MINI Paceman's 'Street Attitude'

MINI Gets Weird With The Paceman: 'Street Attitude'

MINI calls it "Not Normal." We've been known to call it "creepy." Wherever it lands on your personal spectrum, MINI's ad flavor is definitely unusual. The latest, for the new... read more January 22, 2013 by 


 
MINI at the 2013 Dakar Rally

X-Raid Team Drives MINI Countryman To Second Consecutive Dakar Rally Win

Following their win at last year’s race, the duo made up of Frenchmen Stéphane Peterhansel and Jean-Paul Cottret have won the Dakar Rally once more, and in... read more January 21, 2013 by 


 
MINI Paceman John Cooper Work live photos, 2013 Detroit Auto Show

MINI John Cooper Works Paceman: The Official Details

The MINI John Cooper Works Paceman is already familiar--if not quite pleasing--to our eyes. But do the official details on MINI's latest car persuade us to want to like it?... read more January 14, 2013 by 


 
MINI attempts first-ever unassisted backflip in a car

It's Impossible To Backflip A MINI, Right? Maybe Not...

So-called "extreme" sports--whether on skateboards, bicycles, or motorcycles--have made the backflip so commonplace we expect them to throw in a twist or some other flourish... read more January 3, 2013 by 


 
MINI John Cooper Works Paceman

MINI Lays Out 2013 Detroit Auto Show Plans

We’re now just a few weeks out from the 2013 Detroit Auto Show, and in the lead up to the event a number of automakers are starting to preview their cars and concepts... read more December 19, 2012 by 


 
2013 MINI Paceman, 2012 Paris Auto Show

MINI Prices The Paceman And The John Cooper Works GP

If you’ve been waiting to get your hands on a MINI Cooper Paceman, the coupe variant of its Countryman crossover, here’s what you need to know: the Paceman will... read more November 28, 2012 by 


 
The X-raid Team's MINI Cooper Countryman support vehicle - image: BMW Group

MINI Shows Off Cooper Countryman Dakar Rally Support Vehicle

Last January, MINI surprised the racing world by taking first place honors in the grueling Dakar Rally. Even more surprising was the fact that 2012 represented MINI’s... read more November 20, 2012 by 


 
A MINI Cooper, stuffed with 28 agile women - image: MINI

MINI Sets Another Pair Of Oddball World Records

Automakers used to strive for world records in categories like maximum distance traveled over a 24 hour period, or maximum average speed over time, or even maximum distance... read more November 15, 2012 by 


 
2012 MINI Cooper Countryman  -  Driven, October 2011

MINI Sets Off On An Expedition For The Record Books

MINI, it seems, is going to great lengths to stay in the public eye these days. YouTube is filled with videos showing MINI in increasingly-odd and vaguely-disturbing... read more November 6, 2012 by 


 
2013 MINI Countryman

2013 MINI Countryman Preview

MINI’s first offering with available all-wheel-drive, the Countryman crossover, enters its third year on the market in 2013. That means it’s time for a bit of a... read more November 1, 2012 by 


 
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