Tag: Mini

Mini Might Go More Mainstream With a New Sedan

It seems that BMW’s desire to build a car for every niche in the market has trickled down to Mini, as rumors are swirling that the longtime purveyor of quirky five doors, will enter into the realm of regular four doors—but for China and North America only. Continue Reading »

Bigger is Better in the Case of the Mini Clubman: Review

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When is a Mini not so Mini? When said Mini is actually a Clubman. Pretty much just a bigified version of the standard Mini, the Clubman has two more doors and a nifty rear hatch that opens horizontally opposed to vertically. #Cool. Continue Reading »

Need a Beach Cruiser? The Answer is a Cagiva Moke

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Some vehicles just ooze summertime—the sun, the sand, the lazy afternoons by the water. It doesn’t get much better than that. It also doesn’t get much more summery than this trendy beach cruiser, a Cagiva Moke (née “Mini Moke”).  Continue Reading »

16 Cars Being Discontinued for 2016

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With the arrival of the new year, it also means the departure of vehicles we used to know. Automakers are shedding their old skin, slipping into something more appropriate, and hoping to take the sales crown. These 16 cars just didn’t make the cut. Continue Reading »

Tesla, Mini, and Jaguar Land Rover All Skipping 2016 Detroit Auto Show

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The North American International Auto Show is one of the biggest and most important stops on the international auto show circuit. Held every January in Detroit’s Cobo hall, it has been the largest of the three major American auto shows. So then why are some of the biggest players in the auto industry snubbing Detroit this year?

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This Vintage Off-Roader is Actually a Mini at Heart

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When it arrived in 1959, British Motor’s zippy Mini was nothing short of a sensation. It was simply designed, small and nimble, reasonably priced, and reflective of its huge popularity, it lived on for over four decades in production—a stunning feat. But interestingly it had a brother…a rough-and-tumble, never-ending-party type of brother, and this is it.  Continue Reading »

This Dainty British Sedan Hides a Honda VTEC Secret

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They say it’s hard to top a debut smash-hit. In the case of the iconic Mini, well, they’re right.  Continue Reading »

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 »