Mind the MINI

By Kyality | Coopers and Clubbies, Coupes and Countrymen

Mini Inherits F1 Legend's Name In Most Powerful Model Yet

Beefcake actor Mark Wahlberg and his cohorts drove three Mini Coopers in a 2003 remake of the 1969 British classic crime comedy flick, The Italian Job, a film about a gold heist that put the Mini brand on the map. If Hollywood was to shoot a remake of the remake, then this would undoubtedly be the …

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BMW and MINI Driving Experience Celebrate 40 Years of Driving Pleasure

In 1977, BMW was the first car manufacturer in the world to offer driver training and became a pioneer in the field. 40 years later, the BMW and MINI …

BMW

MINI Sees Diesel Engines Part of Its Line-up for Years to Come

Even though a lot of people have been reluctant about the future of diesel engines, MINI doesn’t seem to be one of the companies that will rid itself …

Trucks

New MINI Head Designer to Show His Personal Touch on Future Cars

MINI’s efforts to evolve and step into the 21st century are going to intensify, the officials from Oxford are talking more and more about a new …

Frankfurt Motor Show

How The 2017 Mini Clubman John Cooper Works Won Me Over

I had high hopes for the Mini Clubman John Cooper Works. And I will admit that at first, I was disappointed.<p>I like Mini Coopers. I’ve owned two of …

Inspiration

The MINI John Cooper Works GP Concept - For the Few

The history of the MINI John Cooper Works division isn’t as long as some people may think. Even though John Cooper modified and drove what may have …

Electric vehicles dominate Frankfurt Motor Show

This week's international auto show features a whole slew of EVs. Here are five of our favorites.<p>Electric Cars<p>by 8:43 AM PDT<p>@mmmotorsports<p>Frankfurt Auto Show 2017<p>Check out Roadshow's coverage of the Frankfurt Auto Show.<p>Electric vehicles dominate Frankfurt Motor Show<p>BMW's 8 Series brings new style …

Electric Vehicles

The Game-Changing Cars and Concepts at the Frankfurt Motor Show

The Freshest Ferrari<p>Ferrari’s Portofino, which replaces the California T, has a hardtop automatic convertible roof and seating for four, which is …

Trucks

Mini John Cooper Works GP Concept to Debut at 2017 Frankfurt Motor Show

Last week, Mini revealed the Electric Concept ahead of its Frankfurt Motor Show debut. It was more of a design exercise than a preproduction car, but …

Frankfurt Motor Show

Flying the pure electric Mini mobility flag

For all the evasiveness on technical specifications, it won’t be the first time Mini has stepped into the electric-car field. It unveiled the Mini E …

Electric Vehicles

Latest Mini John Cooper Works GP is a radical-looking concept car

For this year's Frankfurt auto show, Mini is bringing a wild concept car that revives the GP designation. Mini has produced two previous models with the GP name, the first introduced in 2006 and the second in 2012. This one, simply called the Mini John Cooper Works GP Concept, continues the design …

Concept Cars

Mini John Cooper Works GP concept wings it in Frankfurt

Why it matters to you<p>Mini is on an mission to electrify its lineup, but concepts like this one suggest the gas engine isn't dead yet.<p>BMW’s Mini …

Cadillac

Mini John Cooper Works GP Concept Photos and Info

If Batman were to trade in the Batmobile for a Mini, we’d imagine it would be the Mini John Cooper Works GP concept. Scheduled to be unveiled at the upcoming Frankfurt auto show, this stylized hot-rod design study is the antithesis to the Mini Electric concept that will debut alongside it in …

Trucks

2017 Mini John Cooper Works Clubman ALL4 Photo Gallery

Gear & Gadgets

MINI Supercar Rendered, Would Never Happen, Still Looks Cool

The officials in Munich promised over 40 new models to come out in the following years when they celebrated BMW’s 100th anniversary last year. Their …

Frankfurt Motor Show

Mini Electric Concept revealed before Frankfurt auto show debut

We've known since last July that an all-electric Mini Cooper will go into production in 2019.<p>Now, we can see the first renderings of the car that …

Trucks

Mini's Electric Concept Promises Instant Torque and Go-Kart Handling

For zero-emission fun<p>Earlier this year, Mini confirmed that it would offer a new electric car for 2019. It already sells a plug-in hybrid version of the Countryman crossover, but the new electric model will be based on the three-door Mini Hardtop. Today, Mini previewed that car with the Electric …

Electric Vehicles

Mini Electric Concept Photo Gallery

Electric Vehicles

TEST DRIVE: 2017 MINI Cooper SD Countryman ALL4 with Autohome Tent Review

I still remember the way the press and enthusiasts altogether reacted when MINI took the veils off the latest Countryman. Even though the BMW-owned …

BMW

MINI Study Finds Millennials Want to Make Their Cars Their Own

While Summer driving may be in high gear, <i>Millennials</i> say they aren’t going anywhere unless their car matches their personality and their personal …

Millennials

MINI Clubman Masterpiece and MINI Hatch Ice Blue Edition Coming Soon

MINI plans to unveiled two new special edition models in the near future according to various news outlets from Australia. Drive reports that the …

Trucks

MINI Electric Concept to be unveiled this month

At the end of this month, the hip brand under BMW – MINI – will unveil their first, fully electric car, aside from the MINI E conversion launched in …

Electric Vehicles

MINI JCW Market Share Twice Higher Than Rest of World in Australia

According to a recent report from BMW Group’s Australian branch, it seems like the MINI JCW badge is quite loved in the land down under. Apparently, …

Car Tech

MINI Could Build Smaller Cars in the Future, Only in EV Guise

As more and more manufacturers are struggling to find ways to keep up with the trends and offer electric and hybrid vehicles for the masses, the …

RocketMan

BMW USA sales decreased 14.8 percent in July

Sales of BMW brand vehicles decreased 14.8 percent in July for a total of 21,965 compared to 25,777 vehicles sold in July 2016. Year-to-date, the BMW …

Electric Vehicles

2017 Mini Countryman Gets IIHS Top Safety Pick Rating

Largest Mini gets second highest score<p>The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) has awarded the 2017 Mini Countryman a Top Safety Pick rating, the second highest possible score. It earned a Good score on all crash tests but only a Marginal score for the optional LED headlights and Poor with …

Transportation

Video: MINI JCW Radio Controlled Cake Is Both Cool and Gross

From the world of peculiar inventions, today we’re showing you what seems like both a cool and perhaps gross idea. What you’re about to see in the …

Food

Return of the Mini E? Mini to Produce Electric Vehicle in 2019

Mini is no stranger to electric vehicles. Notably, the British brand previously built the Mini E battery-electric vehicle almost a decade ago. Based on the Mini Cooper Hardtop, the 201-hp E was deemed a “pilot project” by the British brand and was available strictly as a lease. It required a great …

Electric Vehicles