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Demanding Unobtanium: Cars We Want, But Can't Have

Believe it or not, there was a time when Mitsubishi's Evo and Subaru's WRX were not available on these shores—they were that ultra-rare element known as unobtanium. Famed all over the world for their outstanding abilities, they were denied to U.S. drivers until popular demand convinced their... read more

May 24, 2011 by 
 
2012 MINI Coupe spy shots

2012 MINI Coupe Spy Shots

Earlier this week we brought you some of the first spy shots of the 2012 MINI Coupe JCW, and now we have the model it's based on: the standard Coupe. Even the Coupe spied... read more May 19, 2011 by 


 
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... read more May 6, 2011 by 


 
MINI Inspired By Goodwood

MINI To Use Goodwood Label For Bespoke Range Of Models: Report

Most readers would recognize the Goodwood name as either being the home of the Goodwood Festival of Speed, an annual event in the UK that draws the latest in supercars and... read more May 2, 2011 by 


 
MINI Connected App

MINI Connected 'Enhances Driving Fun' With Social Networking

Cheeky styling and endless personalization options already mark out the MINI as a fun and sociable vehicle, but now a new App from MINI called MINI Connected will give... read more April 27, 2011 by 


 
2010 MINI Cooper John Cooper Works Edition

Hope For Saab Yet? 9-1 Compact Could Use MINI Platform

To gearheads, the turbulent times Swedish carmaker Saab is facing really pulls at the heart strings. It's one of an elite group of makers that real car enthusiasts like to... read more April 15, 2011 by 


 
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 


 
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