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2013 MINI Paceman

At first look, it’s easy to say that the new 2012 MINI Paceman, which will make its debut at the 2012 Paris Motor show later this month, is just a two-door version of the MINI Countryman, but there’s far more to it than that. The Paceman features … READ MORE

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MINI Rocketman Concept

Last seen at the 2011 Geneva Motor Show, MINI‘s patriotic concept is back with a tribute to the 2012 Olympic Games in London. Built on the same lightweight carbon fiber and plastic spaceframe, this second Rocketman Concept features a 3+1 seating arrangement and a wheelbase just as … READ MORE

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MINI – “The Britalian Job” | Video

With less than a month to go, MINI is getting in on all the pre-2012 Olympics Games hype with the help of some of Great Britain’s athletes with their latest short film that revisits the classic 1969 movie, “The Italian Job,” but with a new look. Staring … READ MORE

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MINI Countryman – “Steampunk Custom” | By Carlex Design

Incorporating elements of science fiction and fantasy with a the feel of a by-gone Victorian or Wild West era, the Steampunk genre influences fashion, literature, film, and – thanks to Poland’s Carlex Design – MINI Countryman design. Specializing in customizing cars to a degree well beyond the typical … READ MORE

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MINI John Cooper Works GP

8 minutes and 23 seconds, that was exactly how long it took the new MINI John Cooper Works GP to complete the notoriously difficult Nürburgring-Nordschleife circuit in Germany. By far the sportiest MINI to date, the MINI John Cooper Works GP isn’t just a standard MINI with … READ MORE

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MINI Cooper Yachtsman | April Fools’ Day Prank…?

It’s a shame this year’s April’s Fool’s Day fell on a Sunday, because the pranks engineered by the marketers of some of our favorite brands warranted immediate attention, instead of being read about the following day. There was the press release announcing the launch of Virgin Volcanic, … READ MORE

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MINI John Cooper Works Countryman – “Human Flight” Commercial | Video

We previously showcased the 2013 MINI John Cooper Works Countryman, which has a turbocharged 1.6-liter engine generating 215 horsepower and 207 lb-ft of torque. They’re by no means shabby numbers, but we’re not sure they’re good enough to enable flight, like this new commercial seems to suggest. … READ MORE

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MINI John Cooper Works Countryman

The not-so-mini Mini, the Countryman crossover, will at last debut a John Cooper Works edition — the brand’s performance label — at the upcoming Geneva Motor Show. The JCW Countryman is equipped with Mini’s all-wheel-drive system, known as ALL4, and features a 1.6-liter turbo four-cylinder engine with … READ MORE

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Mini Clubvan Concept

Mini presents the Clubvan Concept, a panel van that features two seats up front, backed by a stainless steel wire cage partition and on the other side a closed-off load area. Essentially, the vehicle combines the Mini driving experience with increased load carrying capability — a hybrid … READ MORE

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X-raid x Monster Energy x MINI ALL4 Racing – 2012 Dakar Rally Champions

Often called “world’s deadliest off-road race”, the courses on Dakar Rally are equally stunning and unforgiving. But the rally also serves as a real-world test track for vehicles, especially those not known to have off-road capabilities such as the MINI. Thanks to Germany’s X-raid racing team and … READ MORE

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MINI Cooper Coupe – Upgrade Package | By AC Schnitzer

AC Schnitzer, one of BMW‘s tuning specialists, has introduced a new MINI Cooper Coupe Upgrade Package of his own that includes both interior and exterior performance and design features. For the outside, the AC Schnitzer package includes a set of decals such as a “Technology and Design” … READ MORE