Tag: Mini

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 »

MINI Coupe and Roadster Reach End of the Line

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A number of years ago, MINI began diversifying its portfolio with the larger Clubman, Countryman, Paceman, as well as the sporty Coupe and Roadster. Now it appears that aggressive expansion will be curtailed, as the latter duo cease to exist in the immediate future.  Continue Reading »

Mini Citysurfer Electric Scooter is a Range Extender for your Feet

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On the whole, Mini tends to build small cars. However the automaker’s latest concept takes that formula to the extreme – so small in fact, that it only has two wheels. And it’s not exactly a car. Continue Reading »

Does the World Need a Mini Rolls-Royce?

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Ever wondered what a tiny Rolls-Royce would look like? It’s your lucky day. Continue Reading »

Watch This Mini Match Pagani Zonda’s Nürburgring Time

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You expect to hear about super cars setting mind-blowing times at Nürburgring. What you don’t expect to hear is that a Mini managed to tie the time of one of them and set its own record in the process.

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Mini Backs Design of Stained Glass Driverless Car [w/Video]

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Sure, it sounds like something Pope Francis might drive, but Mini is backing the design of a stained glass car. And, this being the 21st century, of course it’s also driverless. Continue Reading »

Driving Cross Country in a New Mini was a Total Blast

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Forgive me, Father, for I have sinned. Blinded by my love of rear-wheel-drive and naturally aspirated V8s, I never took Mini very seriously, and I can now say that was wrong of me. I know better, and all it took was four days, over 1,200 miles, and three huge states to show me just what I’d been missing.

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