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2009 MINI Cooper Convertible Preview

2009 MINI Cooper Convertible Preview

MINI's rolling into the 2009 Detroit auto show next week with a new version of its Cooper Convertible. Along with the electric version of the MINI we've shown you before, the new Convertible appears in Cobo with a completely new chassis and style, though at first glance it's hard to tell the new... read more

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2008 MINI Cooper Hardtop S

MINI EV, 7 Series Hybrid, Diesels Coming to L.A. Show

BMW confirms it will be showing off a new all-electric MINI Cooper at the L.A. Auto Show in November. At the worldwide launch of the 2009 BMW 7 Series, company officials said... read more October 10, 2008 by  0

2011 MINI Crossman Concept (2008 Paris auto show)

2011 MINI Crossman: The Paris Concept Is Here

It was bound to happen sooner or later. The darling of different, the MINI, is ever so slowly creeping toward Maxi. "Continuing its overwhelming story of success," says... read more October 2, 2008 by  0

2011 Chevrolet Volt

2008 Paris Auto Show Preview

The 2008 Paris Auto Show is upon us--or, rather, is upon it, since we're just a few Metro stops away and we already have cameras, laptops, and phones... read more October 1, 2008 by  10

2008 Honda Civic Hybrid's Six Best Cars for Great Fuel Economy

If you're like most of America, gas prices have made a huge impact on how you drive, how you live, and what you expect from your next new car. Prices are heading higher, gas... read more September 25, 2008 by  2

MINI Rickshaw

MINI Hits the Olympics with Half-Clubman Rickshaw

While President Bush jets home from the 2008 Summer Olympics in Beijing, some of the folks sticking around for tennis, gymnastics and the pervasive sense of being watched are... read more August 11, 2008 by  0

2008 MINI Cooper Hardtop

MINI Knows Your "Carfun" Footprint

While Gores and bores worry about their 100-foot houseboat's carbon footprint, MINI's almost too clever ad agency has come up with the "Carfun Footprint"--a measure of how... read more August 7, 2008 by  1

2008 MINI Cooper

Buy a Condo, Get a MINI

Real estate is hurting across the country, and you've heard the incentives out there--free flat-screen TVs, association fees paid for a year. One of the best incentives I've... read more May 19, 2008 by  4


2011 MINI Crossman: New Spy Pics!

Back in January, we showed you our first spy pics of the new MINI off-roader, to be dubbed the Crossman. Now we've got better pics of the mini-ute -- far in advance of its... read more April 1, 2008 by  2


MINI Sets Pricing on John Cooper Works

With the imminent introduction of its new 2009 Mini John Cooper Works, the British maker will be taking racing to the streets. Named for the man who turned the original Mini... read more March 20, 2008 by  0


BMW X1 Spied - The MINI Ute Gets a Sibling

Our Scandinavian lensman just snagged some new photos of the BMW X1 in the midst of some cold-weather tests. Our latest look at BMW's sub-X3 SUV comes along with some new... read more February 22, 2008 by  0


MINI Brings John Cooper Works Closer

With the AMGs and the Ms and the SSs littered around the automotive landscape, it’s easy to assume the MINI brand’s John Cooper Works tuner spin-off is a part of... read more January 23, 2008 by  0

2011 MINI Crossman Spy Shots

2011 MINI Crossman Spy Shots

MINI enthusiasts have a whole new reason to get excited, now that the name of the company's upcoming crossover has been released: Crossman. The Crossman was previously... read more January 7, 2008 by  0


MINI Sets Guinness Record

On the evening of Wednesday, 28 March, 269 MINIs illuminated Blackpool and set a new Guinness World Record for the longest MINI convoy in the world. Owners traveled from as... read more April 4, 2007 by  0


RAC Mini Sold for $197K

Mini’s heritage is bringing big bank to some collectors. Take, for example, this Mini run in the 1965 RAC Rally, piloted by Rauno Aaltonen. The only Mini ever to win... read more March 26, 2007 by  0


Audi U.S. Plant: So Is It 2012, Then?

With today’s news that Audi plans to take over a Volkswagen plant in Brussels, we can now officially begin speculating that Audi will build a plant in the U.S... read more March 12, 2007 by  0


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