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Video: 2018 MINI Countryman Cooper SE PHEV Reviewed by AutoGuide

The new MINI Countryman brought along a couple of rather interesting changes and premieres for the British model. Apart from the fact that the …

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Video: MINI JCW Rolls-Royce Edition POV Is a Barefoot Experience

The MINI JCW hardtop can hardly be called a comfortable car. It has been setup to for other purposes, such as staying cool and stable at high speeds …


MINI Cooper S Countryman Manual reviewed by Car and Driver

This new MINI Countryman isn’t really so “Mini” anymore, is it? Being based on the same architecture as the new BMW X1, the new Countryman is …


2017 Mini Cooper S Countryman All4 Manual Test | Review

The automobile has been a form of expression since its inception, but there have been few brands to live and breathe that philosophy as holistically as has Mini. Both in its original incarnation and since its rebirth more than 15 years ago under BMW stewardship, the British marque has built its …


Year-to-date BMW Group sold more than 2 million vehicles

A total of 2,008,849 BMW Group vehicles have been sold in the first ten months of 2017, an increase of 3.4% on the same period last year. October …

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German Proxy War: MINI Countryman Drag Races Infiniti QX30

In today’s automotive world it’s really hard for a manufacturer to stray true to its core without cutting corners every once in a while. Research and …


2019 Mini Cooper 4-Door will have new head- and taillight designs

Latest spy images of 2019 Cooper 4-Door show updated head- and taillights.<p>Squint hard and you'll still probably see the exact same car. Squint really hard, then pull up multiple side-by-side photos on multiple screens, call in a buddy, and then you just might be able to see how the 2019 Mini Cooper …

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Bonhams to Auction Ex-Paul McCartney Aston Martin DB5 and Ex-Ringo Starr Mini

Bonhams’ Bond Street Sale, an annual collector car auction held each year in London, has just listed two classics previously owned by members of The …

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Ringo Starr's 1966 Mini Cooper

It's a car befitting rock royalty — a 1966 Mini Cooper once owned by Beatles drummer Ringo Starr. Despite its diminutive size, the Mini punched well …

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BMW and MINI October Sales Show Slight Decrease

After a short delay, BMW finally published the sales figures for October and things could’ve looked better. The BMW brand showed a decrease in sales …

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MINI launches new John Cooper Works Tuning Kit at SEMA

We love our MINI JCWs here at BMWBLOG. It’s hard to find a more fun hot hatchback than a MINI John Cooper Works Hardtop. And every car that gets the …


JCW Tuning Kit comes to Mini Countryman and Clubman

There's also the Ice Blue package: a rare color and more.<p>Mini devoted one line in the middle of its SEMA press release to the limited-edition Ice Blue Cooper S Hardtop on show at SEMA. We'll give it a few more lines: the Ice Blue hue hasn't been available since 2013, and Mini's being coy about how …


Design: MINI Electric Concept explained by Christopher Weil, Head of MINI Exterior

Last month in Frankfurt, MINI has unveiled their second and future production series electric hatchback. It has been nearly ten years since MINI took …

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Clemson University Mini Concept Car Photo Gallery

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Future Coopers: Clemson University’s Rear-Wheel-Drive Mini Concept

Mini could build a rear-engined, rear-wheel-drive Cooper on a revolutionary platform, if Munich executives would just greenlight this grad-student concept.<p>Sixteen young engineers at the Clemson University International Center for Automotive Research (ICAR) have created Deep Orange 7—the program’s …


China’s Great Wall looking to partner with BMW to sell cars in the West

FCA wasn't willing to give up Jeep, so it's looking elsewhere<p>The Chinese automaker Great Wall seems to have moved on from courting Fiat Chrysler. According to <i>Reuters</i>, the company announced in a stock exchange filing that it's looking to collaborate with BMW's Mini brand in some way. <i>Reuters</i> also …

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Mini 1499GT: Limited Edition Exploits Classic ’70s History

The history of Mini is rich with remarkable and collectible models. One of them is the 1275GT, launched in 1969 and fitted with the same engine that powered the original Cooper S. Now, Mini tries to cash in by evoking that legendary model’s spirit with the new 1499GT.<p>As with its historical …

Mini 1275 GT and Mini 1499 GT Photo Gallery

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10,000 electrified BMW and MINI vehicles sold in September

BMW Group sales of electrified vehicles in the first three quarters of 2017 have exceeded those achieved in the whole of 2016; in September, …

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BMW Great Wall Joint Venture Reportedly about Making MINIs in China

Just earlier this week a news report from China emerged claiming BMW was interested in joining forces with Chinese manufacturer Great Wall. Back then …


MINI 1499 GT Edition Launched as Hommage to Classic 1275 GT

MINI customers in the UK now have a new, special edition model in the line-up that celebrates the brand’s rich heritage with a nod to one of the best …


2018 Mini Cooper Countryman Photo Gallery


Video: MINI Room with a View Winners Share Thoughts on Experience

Back in August, MINI invited people across the UK to enter a competition which would offer them the chance to win a once in a lifetime experience. …


2017 Mini Clubman John Cooper Works All4 Manual Test | Review

Minis stopped making fiscal and literal sense when they ceased being mini in size or price. That isn’t to say all Minis lack fundamental appeal. Take, for example, the Clubman. Ironically, although it’s the largest, most expensive car in Mini’s lineup (excluding the Countryman crossover), the …


2017 Mini Clubman John Cooper Works ALL4 Manual Photo Gallery


Video: MINI JCW Clubman Gets Promising Review from Motor Week

Motor Week got their hands on the new MINI JCW Clubman, a rather special car in today’s market, and decided to share their driving impressions.The …


BMW launches Mini JCW Pro Edition in India; buy one on Amazon at Rs 43.9 lakh

German luxury carmaker BMW today <b>launched</b> Mini JCW Pro Edition in India priced at Rs 43.9 lakh (ex-showroom).<p>BMW's Mini JCW Pro Edition. Amazon.<p>Only …


BMW and MINI Winter Driving Experience Get New Locations in Austria

A lot of people claim to be simply afraid to get behind the wheel of a rear-wheel drive car during winter months just because they think their car …


Amazon Alexa coming to all BMW and MINi cars in mid-2018

The highly versatile Alexa, Amazon’s voice-controlled personal assistant, will be available for all BMW and MINI models from mid-2018. Alexa will …