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By Kyality | Coopers and Clubbies, Coupes and Countrymen

Penny Lane Classic Mini Commissioned by Paul McCartney Up for Grabs

If you’re a fan of The Beatles, you most likely know the song Penny Lane. It was launched back in the late 1960s and by then The Beatles were already …

Paul McCartney

SPIED: Electric MINI Prototype caught testing with digital gauges

MINI interiors have always been unique in the automotive world. With funky shapes, toggle switches for everything and the classic dash-mounted …

BMW 8 Series

Electric Mini Spied On The Road, Showing Off Revised Cabin

Check out our best look yet at the updates to the electric Mini's cabin.<p>A fresh crop of spy shots provides a better look at Mini's development of an …

Electric Vehicles

Paul McCartney’s 1965 Mini Cooper S DeVille up for sale!

Money can’t buy you love, but it could buy you Paul McCartney’s classic 1965 Mini Cooper S DeVille during the 11th annual Auburn Auction on September …

Paul McCartney

MINI JCW Acceleration Test to 250 km/h

Personally, I’m a big fan if MINI. I’ve driven almost every sort of MINI currently on the market and taken part in two MINI Takes the States events. …

Knowledge Management

MINI Takes the Stakes raises one-million meals for Feeding America

During my time with MINI Takes the States, one of the aspects of it that seemed to get lost among all of the fun and excitement was the fact that …

Healthy Eating

BMW, MINI and Rolls-Royce sales increased by 1.8% to 1,242,507 units during the first half of 2018

Deliveries of BMW, MINI and Rolls-Royce premium brand vehicles increased by 1.8% to 1,242,507 units (2017: 1,220,819 units) during the first half of …

Rolls-Royce

MINI Clubman City Unveiled in the UK as More Affordable Choice

Ever thought of the MINI Clubman as a fleet car? If you haven’t, the company definitely has as it announced a new version out on sale today under the …

Customers

Photo Gallery: MINI Wins 2018 Silk Way Rally

After proving successful in the Dakar rally over a number of editions, MINI managed to win the first ever edition of the Silk Way Rally. Covering 7 …

Motorsport

The Silk Way Rally Motors Through Russia: Pictures

Volgograd

Video: MINI Countryman Cooper S ALL4 Review Includes Mild Off-Roading

We all know that when it comes to all these new crossovers being launched by all automakers all around the world, people aren’t really buying their …

Off-roading

Mary Kay Welcomes Two New Cars To Its Career Car Fleet

Go big, or small.<p>Clawing your way to the pyramidion of the Mary Kay empire you build can earn you a new car. Since 1969, Mary Kay – the global …

Multi-Level Marketing

Three Special MINI Countryman Models Set Off on Panamericana Adventure

Earlier this year we reported on a future venture involving a specially prepared MINI Countryman which was bound to challenge the Panamericana and …

South America

MINI Takes the States Kicked in Gear This Weekend on Both US Coasts

The highly anticipated MINI Takes the States rally shifted into gear this weekend, setting off on a rather unusual route this time round, with …

Head of MINI Design Says Cars of the British Brand Don't Have to Be Small

It has been a focal point of MINI’s brand development over the last few years and now the company’s chief of exterior design reinstates the same idea …

Selling

Mini reveals sketch glimpse of upcoming electric model

The new electric model is going to get some EV-specific tweaks.<p>Mini has released a set of design sketches that hint at the final look of the upcoming …

MINI JCW versus hot-hatch competition -- Carwow Drag Race

One of the most exciting hot hatches to emerge in a long time is the new Toyota Yaris GRMN, which is a stripped out, lightweight hatchback with a …

Mega Drag Race: Polo GTI, Fiesta ST, Mini JCW, Yaris GRMN, 208 GTi

Which of these mini hot hatches came out on top?<p>Mini hot hatches are engineering wonders. Their diminutive sizes aren’t something to be looked down …

Diminutive

MINI shares design sketches of their future electric vehicle

MINI is teasing us with a few design sketches of their upcoming electric vehicle. The initial design sketches will be revealed in time for the …

One-Off MINI Built for Royal Wedding to Sell at Goodwood

Back in May, when the British Empire was getting ready to celebrate the royal wedding of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle, iconic carmaker MINI …

Harry and Meghan's Mini headding to auction at Goodwood

Proceeds will go to the Children’s HIV Association.<p>A very special one-off Mini will be auctioned at this weekend's Goodwood Festival of Speed.<p>The …

Electric Mini Test Mule Spied Charging Up, Shows Off Its Cabin

It looks a whole lot like the three-door Mini Hardtop but can plug in.<p>A fresh batch of spy photos provides the best look yet at the upcoming Mini E. …

MINI to auction one-off car at Festival of Speed 2018

At this year’s edition of the Festival of Speed (FoS), MINI will auction a one-off model created by Oliver Heilmer, Head of MINI Design, and his team …

2019 Mini John Cooper Works Hardtop International Orange Edition is very bright, expensive, verbose

It shares its color with the Golden Gate Bridge<p>Mini has introduced a new special edition version of the John Cooper Works Hardtop, and there are three key notable things about it. First, it is very orange. The paint on its body and roof is not available on normal Minis, and its specific hue …

BMW to make electric MINIs in China

BEIJING (AP) — BMW Group and the biggest Chinese SUV brand, Great Wall Motor, announced a partnership Tuesday to produce electric MINI vehicles in China as global automakers ramp up development under pressure from Beijing.<p>The companies said they signed an agreement Monday during an event in Berlin …

What Do You Want To Know About The 'Fastest' Version Of The Four-Door 2018 Mini?

This week I’m roaming around in a 2018 Mini John Cooper Works Clubman ALL4 which is a wordy way to say “the performance trim” of what is essentially …

The UK Is Going All-In On Electric Cars

Good morning! Welcome to The Morning Shift, your roundup of the auto news you crave, all in one place every weekday morning. Here are the stories you …