MINI will create a limited edition Cooper specially for France. The project is called Mat Edition and the car will feature a matt black exterior with checked mirror covers, unique side vents, and an individually-numbered key ring.
MINI Mat Edition is powered by either 1.6 liter with 120PS (88 kW) or 1.6 liter turbocharged with 211PS (155 kW). The diesel variant is again 1.6 liter with 112PS and hefty 270Nm (199 lb-ft) of torque.
The limited edition will have just 250 units and the the pack
MINI will exhibit Paceman Concept at the North American International Auto Show. The vehicle is practically a Countryman coupe. It measures 4 110 millimetres in length, 1 789 millimetres in width and 1 541 millimetres in height. The sporty nature is very obvious with the extremely short overhangs.
One of the most fascinating elements are the 19" alloys. Paceman also boasts bold front fascia and a sloping roofline.
The interior is very luxurious for a crossover - leather upholstery, a f
MINI will be to competing in the 2011 Dakar Series with its ALL4 model. The Monster Energy X-raid team has unveiled the car, which will make its racing debut at the 33rd Personal Dakar Argentina-Chile next month - January 1st to January 16th.
MINI ALL4 is powered by a 3.0 liter twin-turbo diesel with 315PS (232 kW) and 700Nm of torque. The race car is put on test in France by team driver Guerlain Chicherit and his co-driver Michel Perin.
It is just amazing, how the MINI ALL4 project w
AC Schnitzer has exclusively unveiled its latest project, a Police-car dressed MINI E with spectacularly bold and optimized styling. Presented publicly for first time at the last weekend’s Essen Motor Show, the refined zero-emissions MINI is part of the TUNE IT! SAFE! initiative by the Verband Deutscher Automobil Tuner e.V. (VDAT).
The exceptional project ride benefits from a complete set of tuning equipment by the Aachen-based expert AC Schnitzer, including racing suspension, front and rea
Last week, MINI and the famous mod rock legend Paul Weller have announced a collaboration project aimed at raising money for two charities - Nordoff Robins and War Child. The project represents an exclusively styled, one-off MINI Cooper ride designed by Paul Weller, which will be auctioned online and all the proceeds w
MINI Countryman WRC debuted at the Paris Motor show, yesterday. The car is not created just for fun, but it will marks its entry into WRC and will compete in the World Rally Championship next year -2011.
MINI Countryman WRC is powered by 1.6 liter turbocharged engine. The development of the car started back in 2009 and it recently began its race-conditions testing at the Prodrive rally track.
Dr. Wolfgang Armbrecht, brand management chief a
At the 2010 Mondial de l’Automobile in Paris, MINI took off the wraps on its all-new sporty ride, the MINI WRC. As the name suggests, the highly tweaked/packed MINI will be among the participants in the FIA World Rally Championship season 2011. Scheduled to compete in six of the all 13 rounds in the 2011 WRC championship, the MINI WRC will be piloted by the British pro driver Kris Meeke.
The WRC vehicle is based upon a production MINI Countryman model fitted with a 1.6-litre, four-cylinder Di turbo-charged pow
From 2011, MINI will compete at selected rounds of the FIA World Rally Championship (WRC) and will go on to contest the entire season from 2012 onwards. The plan of the brand is to race for several years.
The car, which will take place in the championship is the MINI Countryman WRC, specially developed by Prodrive. It is powered by 1.6 litre four cylinder turbo-charged petrol engine from BMW Motorspor. The car meets the new Super2000 regulations, which the use of turbo engines with 1,600 cc d
MINI has announced a remarkably tempting offer exclusively aimed at brand’s fans in Japan. Dubbed MINI Saville Row, the compact eye-catcher excels at specially tailored exterior and interior styling reinforced by few extras, including a cabin privacy glass, bi-xenon headlights, a white turn signal indicator and an anthracite headliner.
This special edition of the MINI’s classic hatch ride will be available only on the Japanese market and in limited number of only 100 examples. On the outs
2011 MINI Countryman takes the driving pleasure into a new dimension. This is the first MINI with four doors and big tailgate while the a versatile interior offers space for up to five people. The body length is more than 4 metres so there is plenty of inside space. Furthermore, the seating position is raised and the ride comfort is optimised.
There are three petrol and two diesel engines in the range. The puniest petrol variant is in MINI
MINI UK will put on sale the new family model this August. The vehicle is refreshened both – inside and outside. The range will include two new diesel power units, which achieve CO2 emissions of 99 grams/km and the first MINI Convertible powered by a diesel engine will also make their debuts at the same time.
This is the tenth involvement on the part of MINI in Europe’s biggest charity event in support of HIV/AIDS - Life Ball in Vienna. The 18th event takes place in capitol of Austria on 17th July 2010 will once again be a hot spot for the international celebrity set.
Since 2001, one of the chief protagonists at the Life Ball has been a MINI created by a fashion designer. This year for the first time, three different MINI models will be decorated