Tag: Mini

Mini Planning an SUV Countryman Replacement

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Mini unveiled the new Clubman earlier this year, but that’s not the end of the new models the company has planned. There is a new Cabriolet, codenamed F57, planned for later this year as well as an all-new replacement for the Countryman.

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Bad News For Entry-Level BMW Roadster Fans

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Here’s an attractive formula. BMW looks, BMW engines, BMW sports car performance – priced to compete at a notch above the popular Mazda MX-5. Would you buy such a car? We’d imagine so, but according to a new report, that eagerly awaited Bimmer may not reach dealerships at all.  Continue Reading »

Would Anyone Buy This Paceman Pickup if Mini Built It?

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Pickup trucks are handy; sporty little cars are fun. Combine the two and you’d seemingly have a best-of-both-worlds situation. Just look at Australia’s popular utes.  Continue Reading »

This Mini Cooper is the World’s Slowest Plane

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In terms of having the coolest company car in town, this must surely rank near the top of the pile, somewhere behind the Oscar Mayer Wienermobile and in front of the Red Bull can car. It’s quite obviously a Mini Cooper hardtop with wings, which makes it either the world’s slowest plane or most airworthy hatchback.  Continue Reading »

6 Concept Cars That Could Soon Become Reality

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Concept cars have a double-edged effect. These pieces of rolling artwork display the stunning technologies and designs that could be possible in tomorrow’s production cars, yet also leave the public wanting if they never come to fruition. More often that not for the spiciest of concepts, the latter is the case.  Continue Reading »

Gorgeous Mini Roadster is One Reason to Look Forward to 2018

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Last year, Mini showed up to Italy’s Villa d’Este Concours d’Elegance with a winner on its hands. That concept was the Superleggera Vision; designed by legendary coachbuilder Touring and intended to envision a Mini roadster of the future. Continue Reading »

398HP Clubman GT is the Meanest Mini You’ll Ever See

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The standard Mini Clubman isn’t everyone’s cup of tea, and we get it. The stretched hatchback look is a hard one to pull off. But the Mini brand’s latest iteration might just be thing that lights your Clubman fire. It’s called the Clubman Vision Gran Turismo. It’s currently available for digital download on Gran Turismo 6, and you’ll notice one thing immediately – it looks absolutely mean.  Continue Reading »

Toyota BMW Partnership Could Yield a New Mini

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While somewhat surprising, the unlikely partnership between Toyota and BMW has been known for quite a while: Toyota lends the Germans engine and fuel cell tech while BMW return the favor with an all-new Supra (and subsequently a Z4 roadster twin). What hasn’t been so transparent are the firms’ other future plans, though we’re beginning to get a taste of things to come … and they’re due to arrive in small packages.  Continue Reading »

Luxury Cars Potentially Safe in Grounded Cargo Ship

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News broke on Monday when the Hoegh Osaka, a massive 590 foot cargo ship, intentionally ran aground in the Solent between mainland UK and the Isle of Wight. And if you fancy yourself a luxury British car, it was a heavy blow. Its cargo consists of around 1,400 vehicles, including 1,200 Jaguar Land Rover cars and SUVs, 65 Minis, and 105 JCB construction vehicles.  Continue Reading »

Top 10 Cars Women Crave for Their Midlife Crisis

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Men are infamous for having a midlife crisis and buying an unnecessary sportscar. Turns out women aren’t all that different. Once they hit their mid-40s, they have their eyes set on certain cars. Not necessarily the same as men, but still mostly impressive. Continue Reading »