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Peterhansel celebrating his 10th Dakar Rally victory

X-Raid Team Drives MINI Countryman ALL4 To 2012 Dakar Rally Victory

Stéphane Peterhansel and his co-driver Jean-Paul Cottret have taken out top honors at the 2012 Dakar Rally for the X-Raid Team and MINI. At the end of the last of 14 demanding stages, the two Frenchmen and their green MINI Cooper Countryman ALL4 Racing was confirmed as the winner of the... read more

January 18, 2012 by 
 
2012 Porsche Cayman R

Crashed McLaren MP4-12C, Porsche Cayman Explained, Lotus: Car News Headlines

Today at Motor Authority, our car news headlines include a crashed McLaren MP4-12C and Aston Martin naming its one millionth Facebook fan car. Lotus fired up its IndyCar... read more December 27, 2011 by 


 
Northern Irish rally driver Kris Meeke

MINI WRC Team Drops Star Driver Kris Meeke: Report

Following last week’s report that MINI had missed the deadline for filing paperwork necessary to compete in the 2012 World Rally Championship, news coming out today... read more December 27, 2011 by 


 
MINI's Best Test Drive Ever. Period.

MINI Calls This The Best Test Drive, Ever: Video

If you had to describe a fantasy test drive in just six words, what would they be? That was the premise behind a contest to promote the new MINI Coupe, and it turns out the... read more December 23, 2011 by 


 
MINI is the official partner of the Red Bull Crashed Ice World Championship

MINI Wants To Put You On Ice

MINI wants you to know it’s the official partner of the Red Bull Crashed Ice World Championship 2012. If you’ve never heard of the Crashed Ice World Championship... read more December 23, 2011 by 


 
2011 MINI WRC

Did MINI Miss Its Chance To Race In The 2012 WRC Season?

Races are never won on the opening lap, although they certainly can be lost on lap one. As MINI is finding out, sometimes entire seasons can be lost, too, even before the... read more December 20, 2011 by 


 
2012 MINI Countryman John Cooper Works spy shots

MINI To Debut Countryman John Cooper Works In Geneva: Report

MINI has been working on a John Cooper Works version of its Countryman crossover for quite some time. We first told you about the car back in January of 2010, and there... read more December 13, 2011 by 


 
MINI Connected app extra features

MINI Connected Gets More Functional

The premise behind the MINI Connected infotainment system is fairly simple: it wants to make your car as functional and versatile as a smart phone, albeit with more... read more December 9, 2011 by 


 
MINI Connected app extra features

MINI Connected iPhone App: G-Force, Driving Data And More

This isn't the first time we've looked at the MINI Connected app, but then the joy of downloadable features is that they can be indefinitely updated. That's just what MINI... read more December 9, 2011 by 


 
2012 MINI Cooper Roadster

2012 MINI Roadster Pricing Announced

The numbers are in from MINI, and it looks like it will cost you about $3,000 more for the all-new MINI Roadster than for its MINI Coupe equivalent. As with most MINI models... read more November 17, 2011 by 


 
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... read more November 16, 2011 by 


 
Chris Bangle

Polarizing Designer Chris Bangle To Get Lifetime Achievement Award

Whether you love the work of Chris Bangle or hate it, this much is clear: after a career in the automotive industry spanning 28 years, it’s awfully hard to ignore the... read more November 15, 2011 by 


 
The 2012 MINI Avenue models, by MINI Yours. Image: BMW Group

MINI Yours Lets You Create The Ultimate Personalized Ride

“Hold the pickles, hold the lettuce, special orders don’t upset us,” was Burger King’s mantra back in the early days, when the fast food chain was... read more November 7, 2011 by 


 
The 2012 MINI Roadster S

2012 MINI Roadster Makes Its Video Debut

Just yesterday we brought you still images of the all-new 2012 MINI Roadster, and today we get to follow it up with the MINI Roadster’s video debut. From what we can... read more October 31, 2011 by 


 
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 


 
 

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