Tag: Mini

Luxury Cars Potentially Safe in Grounded Cargo Ship


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


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?


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


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

MTTS Rally

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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BMW Has Already Sold 1 Million Cars in 2014


2013 was a banner year for BMW. The German automaker delivered a total of 1,963,798 vehicles last year – a record for the company – and vowed to break the vaunted two million mark for 2014. Obviously that has yet to be seen, but it’s safe to say BMW is well on its way to surpass the lofty figure. Continue Reading »

Future Mini JCW Models will Sport New 230-HP Engines


Let’s face it. If you want a small-yet-speedy front-driver to take the fight to the muscle car crowd, you’ve got a few top choices: Ford Fiesta ST, Volkswagen GTI, and the John Cooper Works Mini. However, that later option is about to get a major tune-up. Continue Reading »