The Franca Sozzani designed MINI Roadster, created for Life Ball 2012

MINI Roadster Designed For 2012 Life Ball Makes Its Debut

MINI has been a part of the Life Ball charity event since 2001, and a string of designers have given various MINI models a high-profile make over. Through the years, MINIs have been restyled by the likes of Diesel, Versace, DSQUARED², and The Blonds for Katy Perry. This year, a MINI Roadster... read more

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The Franca Sozzani styled MINI Roadster, prepared for Life Ball 2012

MINI Supports 2012 Life Ball With New One-Off Designer Roadster

Since 2001, MINI has partnered with the Life Ball, an annual charity event that raises money to combat the spread of HIV and AIDS. Via the donation of 10 designer-prepared... read more May 2, 2012 by

2012 MINI Clubvan Concept live photos

MINI Green-Lights The Clubvan Concept For Production

When MINI rolled out its Clubvan panel truck at last month’s Geneva Motor Show, it was billed as a “concept only,” with no immediate plans to put the... read more April 20, 2012 by

2012 MINI Cooper S John Cooper Works GP II spy shots

2012 MINI Cooper S John Cooper Works GP II Spy Shots

The second generation MINI Cooper’s run is coming to an end, and just like the previous model it too will be going out with a bang. To celebrate its end, MINI will be... read more April 20, 2012 by

MINI Green Park and MINI Clubman Hyde Park

MINI Green Park And MINI Clubman Hyde Park Make Debut

MINI ownership is all about customization and individualization, and that's why the brand rolls out special editions so often. In keeping with that tradition, MINI has... read more April 19, 2012 by

The MINI Inspired By Goodwood, on display at Harrods

MINI Inspired By Goodwood On Display At Harrods Department Store

If a Rolls-Royce Phantom had an illicit love child with a MINI Cooper, the end result would look a lot like the MINI Inspired By Goodwood special edition that we first spoke... read more April 17, 2012 by

2006 MINI Cooper S JCW, Geneva Motor Show

MINI's Dr. Kay Segler Announces MINI Cooper GP II

Unless you’re a hard-core MINI fan, chances are good that you’ve never heard of the 2006 MINI Cooper S John Cooper Works GP, or, simply, the Cooper GP. Only 2000... read more April 4, 2012 by

MINI Cowley caravan concept

MINI Goes Camping With Cowley And Swindon Concepts

Now that the warmer months are upon us, MINI has decided to roll out a pair of innovative concepts aimed at buyers who like to venture into the great outdoors. That’s... read more April 2, 2012 by

The 2012 MINI Cooper Rauno Aaltonen Edition

MINI Announces Rauno Aaltonen Edition Cooper And Cooper S

If you’re not familiar with the name Rauno Aaltonen, we’re not surprised. A former European Rally Championship (the predecessor to the WRC) winner, the man known... read more March 30, 2012 by

MINI marks its 10th anniversary in the United States

MINI Marks Its 10th Anniversary In The United States

Ten years ago, MINI set out to shatter the myth that Americans don’t like small cars. While it was at it, it took on the myth that American’s won’t buy... read more March 23, 2012 by

The 2013 MINI John Cooper Works Countryman

The 2013 MINI John Cooper Works Countryman Kite Reel: Video

We don’t generally preface stories with a disclaimer, but in this case we’ll make an exception. Do not, under any circumstances, attempt to duplicate the stunt... read more March 23, 2012 by

2011 MINI Paceman Concept

MINI's Paceman Concept To Be Called Countryman Coupe: Report

MINI first showed us its Paceman “crossover coupe” concept at the 2011 Detroit Auto Show. Confirmed for production at the same show, the two-door version of the... read more March 14, 2012 by

2012 MINI Clubvan Concept live photos

2012 MINI Clubvan Concept Live Photos: 2012 Geneva Motor Show

Based on the existing MINI Clubman, the automaker’s “Clubvan” concept removes the rear seats, installs a wire mesh partition behind the driver and passenger... read more March 7, 2012 by

2013 MINI John Cooper Works Countryman live photos

2013 MINI John Cooper Works Countryman Live Pics From Geneva

Reactions to MINI's new Countryman crossover have been mixed--some like the increased ride height and four- or five-passenger seating, others disparage the altered... read more March 7, 2012 by

The 2013 MINI John Cooper Works Countryman

2013 MINI John Cooper Works Countryman: Official Details, Pics

Rumors of a John Cooper Works version of the MINI Countryman have been circulating since early 2010, and now it's official: MINI has announced that the 2013 John Cooper Works... read more February 28, 2012 by

2012 MINI Clubvan Concept

2012 MINI Clubvan Concept Previews New Commercial Vehicle

MINI looks set to expand into the burgeoning commercial vehicle market with a new cargo hauler, following the reveal of its latest concept car. Called the Clubvan... read more February 18, 2012 by


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