Just a few days back we brought you the latest spy shots of MINI’s Paceman concept, and now we have a few more details about MINI's upcoming model to share with you. First and foremost is an official name change - when the car hits dealer showrooms, it will be called the MINI Countryman Coupe. This makes sense, because the name ties the new model back to an established MINI product, and it is, essentially, a two-door coupe version of the Countryman wagon. We also seem to have confirmation, via Car and Driver, that the Countryman Coupe will make its official debut at this fall’s...
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 on what it means to throw gravel with the MINI badge. With this years adoption of the cost-saving Super 2000 rules for...Nelson Ireson
MINI WRC Hits Up Rallye Monte Carlo Alongside Classic Mini Rally Car
Monte Carlo is one of the classic homes of rally racing, and the original Mini was no stranger to its wiles. The new MINI WRC isn't, either, now that the two have shown off at the Rallye Monte Carlo Historique. Posed beside its forerunner, the new MINI WRC looks gargantuan, despite being based on...Nelson Ireson
2010 Detroit Auto Show Coverage
It's another winter of discontent in the Motor City, with automakers still reeling from bankruptcies, new fuel and safety rules, and a world that cares roughly half as much about buying new cars and trucks as it did 18 months ago. Still, as we plumb the depths the 2010 Detroit Auto Show this week...Martin Padgett