On the first sight, there is nothing in common between the well-known MINI and Channel Islands brands. But, in fact, both brands decided to cooperate and create something never seen before. A surfboard. And not just an ordinary surfboard, but a board, that will also take its influence onto the MINI car.
The board was crafted at the Channel Islands factory in Santa Barbara. To be precise, the collaboration work is between the Head of Exterior Design for MINI Christopher Weil and professional s
It’s small, sporty, with British attitude and has stunning appearance. It couldn’t be else but a MINI, right? Well, this deluxe edition is very special, since it is all-chrome. Although some might find it not that cool, it seems to me that this is a strike at the perfect score. The appearance of this car is irresistible and it is an immediate eye-catcher. This is because chrome was not only applied to the headlamps or rear light, and even the radiator grille surrounds, but also it has been used to cover the ent
MINI has officially unveiled the Clubman Vision Gran Turismo virtual racecar that will be available in the Gran Turismo 6 video game for PlayStation 3. It is based on the Clubman, as the title suggests, but with the notable difference that it has more distinguished design. Made for the virtual reality, the Clubman
There is unquestioned presence of sportiness in the MINI’s DNA but now customers can get their compact cars with additional sporty flair. Thanks to the new Sport Pack, MINI 3-Door or 5-Door Hatch can reinforce their athletic appearance.
It is not a secret that MINI hatches are among the most wanted cars, with th
The world of MINI is enriched by a MINI One First 5 door model with a completely newly developed entry-level engine! Production is set to start on March this year.
Power arrives from a 1.2-liter TwinPower Turbo 3-cylinder engine with variable camshaft control on the intake and exhaust side (double VANOS). It is capable of generating 75 HP (55 kW) and a peak torque of 150 Nm (111 lb-ft) at 1,400 rpm which is enough for the car to accelerate from 0 to 62 mph (0-100 km/h) in 13.4 seconds.
The power unit is m
Meet the new 2015 MINI John Cooper Works Hardtop! The spicy little car is set to make a debut at the North American International Auto Show in Detroit. The event is starting on 12th of January and we can’t wait to see all of the good stuff there. The launch of the new JCW celebrates MINI’s passion for motorsport for 55 years. This is evident via the most powerful engine that drives the car, the refined suspension technology and the desisn features which not only improve the aerodynamics but also highlights the
The MINI ALL4 Racing is returning in 2015 again to defend its Dakar Rally crown! This thrilling motor race takes drivers across 9,000km of the South American continent, thus passing through Chile, Bolivia and Argentina. The people who are going to fight for MINI’s trophy are the famous Nani Roma and his experien
MINI Hardtop 4 Door is debuting next to the Classic MINI and MINI Superleggera Vision roadster concept at the Los Angeles Auto Show. The aim of the company is to show its past, present and its future plans. The Hardtop model has space for five and also boasts more cargo space. However, it is as dynamic as the 2 door model, and keeps the go-kart, while adding functionality and interior space.
Being a little bit larger it is logical that the new model offers more space for the occupants. Precis
We are all well aware that the new MINI is one of the coolest ones in its range. We have seen it and we have read about it. Now there is even more to love about it due to the introduction of Spotify to the brand’s roster of third-party App integration. Get ready, MINI fans for you will be jazzed out with this additional extra on the car!
Undoubtedly, Spotify is the largest music streaming service in the world. It has more than 20 milli
Having been first seen on the shores of Lake Como at Villa D'Este in May, MINI Superleggera Concept car is a collaborative product between MINI and the Italian design and body manufacturing specialist Touring Superleggera. It is a modern interpretation of classic proportions of a two-seater combined with groundbreaking efficiency. With its aesthetic attractiveness, the compact roadster brings together British style and Italian flair.
Now MINI is expanding the brand with its new volume-chasing five-door model, which is a pioneer if we don’t count the Countryman crossover launched in 2010. The latest generation of MINI transforms its very successful concepts through a more innovative prism which, sort of, changes the traditional aspects of t
This summer Thomas Fürst and Fritz Kreis from Gigamot Racing took the new MINI F56 for a round-the-world tour titled “MINI goes all around” and tested its new KW coilover kit. Covering a distance of 22.000 km and passing the deserts of New Mexico, the mountains of Japan and overcoming severe weather conditions in Siberia, the MINI F56 with the installed kit demonstrated astonishing performance.
The KW coilover kit was used on the MINI during the trip around the world and enables a c
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