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Exclusive MINI to Make Public Event Debut at F1 GP (Australia) Exclusive MINI to Make Public Event Debut at F1 GP (Australia)

MINI John Cooper Works World Championship 50 #273 will make a guest appearance at this year’s Formula 1 Australian Grand Prix, in Melbourne this week. One of just ten vehicles destined for Australian shores and one of only 500 vehicles of its kind in the world, this exclusive race-bred MINI will be sure to command the attention of race-goers and enthusiasts at the Albert Park circuit. “This will be the first time the limited edition MINI John Cooper Works WC50 will be shown at a public...

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The New MINI Countryman Crossover (Australia) The New MINI Countryman Crossover (Australia)

MINI is adding a fourth model to the family, opening up a new dimension of that unmistakable MINI feeling. As a genuine Crossover, the MINI Countryman bridges the gap between the classic concept of the MINI and a modern Sports Activity Vehicle. Boasting enhanced opportunities in urban mobility and beyond, the MINI Countryman offers that unique driving pleasure so typical of MINI to new target groups requiring extra space and flexibility. As the first model in the MINI range with four doors and...

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Refreshingly Different: The MINI Roadster Concept Refreshingly Different: The MINI Roadster Concept

MINI evokes new fascination and a wonderful new experience time and again. Each model in the range offers unique opportunities to enjoy supreme driving pleasure and unmistakable style. Like the MINI Coupé Concept, now the MINI Roadster Concept once again sets a new trend for individual mobility borne out by the brand. A purist vehicle concept, elegant design and fascinating, sporting driving characteristics all come together in this unique car to offer the vision of an open two-seater...

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Concentrated Driving Pleasure: The MINI Coupé Concept Concentrated Driving Pleasure: The MINI Coupé Concept

MINI is celebrating a great birthday: Exactly fifty years ago, on 26 August 1959, the classic Mini was presented to the public for the first time, a unique story of success starting out and today giving MINI the perfect opportunity to look ahead without losing sight of the brand’s great tradition. The MINI Coupé Concept is an expression of MINI design and the great ability of the brand’s designers to fill the elementary values of the brand with new life, using the options of modern...

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MINI 50th Anniversary Models Announced for Australia MINI 50th Anniversary Models Announced for Australia

Wednesday 26th August marks the 50th Birthday of one of the world’s most iconic automotive brands, MINI. To celebrate this very special milestone, MINI is thrilled to announce the introduction of two exciting new models for the Australian market, the MINI 50 Mayfair and MINI 50 Camden. “The new 50th Anniversary models are a welcome addition to the MINI portfolio here in Australia. Not only do they celebrate a significant milestone for one of the world’s most iconic brands, they provide...

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MINI Opens the Lid on Another Race Bred JCW - (Australia) MINI Opens the Lid on Another Race Bred JCW - (Australia)

With MINI John Cooper Works experiencing unprecedented sales success, MINI is pleased to confirm a new member to the John Cooper Work performance family. The MINI John Cooper Works Cabrio is confirmed for market introduction in September this year and will join the MINI John Cooper Works and MINI John Cooper Works Clubman. “It’s certainly been a big year for MINI with the release of the MINI Cooper D, the 50th anniversary, an all new Cabrio and now another member is being added to the...

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2009 Mini Cooper JCW World Championship 50 Special Edition 2009 Mini Cooper JCW World Championship 50 Special Edition

In the mid-1960s the classic Mini’s profile on the world stage was boosted by a trio of giant-killing Monte Carlo Rally wins. It was the sports car tuning expertise of the legendary John Cooper that set Mini on its course in motorsport. 50 years on, MINI will launch the most exquisitely finished, highly specified and desirable model to ever bear the Cooper name; the MINI John Cooper Works World Championship 50. Finished in John Cooper’s signature color - Connaught Green - the flagship model...

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2009 Mini Cooper George Harrison Special Edition Announced 2009 Mini Cooper George Harrison Special Edition Announced

MINI has come up with a fresh interpretation of George Harrison’s extravagant original Mini to coincide with the brand’s 50th birthday. The one-off model will be handed over to Olivia Harrison at the MINI United event. Olivia will accept the MINI on behalf of the Material World Charitable Foundation, a charity set up by George Harrison in 1973. The car will be auctioned in aid of the Foundation later in the year. MINI United – the world’s biggest fan event – will take place at Silverstone in...

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2009 Mini Cooper D Arrives - (Australia) 2009 Mini Cooper D Arrives - (Australia)

The first diesel powered MINI has arrived in showrooms, claiming the title of Australia’s most fuel efficient car. The new MINI Cooper D can travel 100 kilometres using only 3.9 litres, according to the official combined fuel consumption test. For the first time in Australia, the new car is also fitted with the complete package of MINIMALISM features, designed to reduce CO2 emissions. This means the car is the first in Australia to feature the innovative Auto Start Stop...

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2009 Mini Cooper Graphite Special Edition Announced 2009 Mini Cooper Graphite Special Edition Announced

MINI is increasing its model range with the value-packed, special edition MINI Graphite. Offering enhanced standard equipment levels over existing Hatch models, the MINI Graphite edition will be available in MINI One, Cooper and Cooper D guise; each offering an unbeatable combination of low ownership costs – from just £210 per month – as well as exclusivity.

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2009 Mini Life Ball, Designed by The Blonds for Katy Perry 2009 Mini Life Ball, Designed by The Blonds for Katy Perry

When fashion and music come together at the Life Ball, the result will always be something fascinating and unique - the new Life Ball MINI created in Katy Perry style by American designer duo The Blonds. MINI is supporting the Life Ball for the ninth year in succession in 2009. The 17th Life Ball - taking place on 16 May 2009 - marks the beginning of a four-year cycle, the elements water, earth, air and fire representing both metaphorically and in their artistic embodiment the fundamental...

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Video: 2009 MINI Cooper S Clubman Meets Airstream Trailer Video: 2009 MINI Cooper S Clubman Meets Airstream Trailer

After the successful unveiling of the new MINI Convertible this spring, MINI dips its toe into the stylistic future of travel. Teaming up with renowned brands Airstream and Republic of Fritz HansenTM, the carmaker has embraced the theme of "mobile living" in developing an innovative design study with a down-by-the beach feel. The collaboration has spawned a unique combination of a 6.80-metre-long Airstream trailer and a modified MINI Cooper S Clubman, one whose appeal extends beyond...

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2009 MINI Cooper D on Sale in May - (Australia) 2009 MINI Cooper D on Sale in May - (Australia)

When the new MINI Cooper D goes on sale in May this year it will become Australia’s most fuel efficient car on the market. Upon its arrival, not only will MINI reset the fuel consumption benchmark with 3.9 litres per 100 kilometres it will set a new benchmark with regard to CO2 emissions, emitting just 104 g/km, the lowest of any vehicle on the road. Priced from just $33,750 the new MINI Cooper D also comes to market attractively priced compared to some more expensive hybrid...

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2009 MINI Cooper Cabrio Arrives - (Australia) 2009 MINI Cooper Cabrio Arrives - (Australia)

The new MINI Cabrio has arrived in Australia and is set for market release in line with global release date on Saturday 28th March 2009. Priced from $39,800 the new MINI Cabrio is set to build on the success of its predecessor, thanks to new more powerful engines, substantial reductions in fuel consumption and emissions, a wider range of practical functions, optimised safety technology and upgraded suspension. “The new MINI Cabrio – the one and only premium Cabrio in its segment - will...

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2009 MINI Cooper S Clubman and Airstream Trailer by Republic of Fritz Hansen 2009 MINI Cooper S Clubman and Airstream Trailer by Republic of Fritz Hansen

Airstream Inc. and MINI have teamed up to offer the best in both design and functionality with a one-off MINI Cooper S Clubman and Airstream creation designed by Republic of Fritz Hansen. The concept will be presented for the first time at the INTERNI DESIGN ENERGIES exhibition in the courtyards of Università degli Studi di Milano during the upcoming world-renowned Salone del Mobile show in Milan. The exhibition will be open each day from Tuesday 21 to Thursday 30 April from 10:00 a.m. until...

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2009 MINI John Cooper Works Convertible 2009 MINI John Cooper Works Convertible

MINI will unveil the world’s fastest small premium cabriolet at the Geneva International Motor Show on 03 March 2009. The MINI John Cooper Works Convertible will take center stage at the event and is on sale in the UK from 28 March 2009, priced at £23,470 OTR. Featuring the same high performance engineering modifications as the Hatch model carrying the John Cooper Works badge, the Convertible’s 1.6-litre twin scroll-turbocharged engine produces 211 hp and up to 280 Nm peak torque with...

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2009 MINI One Clubman, Set for Geneva Show Unveiling 2009 MINI One Clubman, Set for Geneva Show Unveiling

The MINI One Clubman will be unveiled at the International Geneva Motor Show on 03 March 2009. The new entry-level model in the Clubman range gives customers the chance to take advantage of MINI’s renowned low running and ownership costs, and carries a list price of £13,290 OTR. Powered by the 1.4-litre, four cylinder petrol engine found in the Hatch version of the MINI One, the newcomer possesses all the characteristics that make driving every MINI a grin-inducing experience. With an...

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2009 MINI Cooper D Confirmed - (Australia) 2009 MINI Cooper D Confirmed - (Australia)

MINI will reset the emissions benchmark for a sporting passenger car when the new MINI Cooper D Hardtop arrives in Australia mid-way through 2009. It will be Australia’s cleanest car, as well as the first overtly sporty diesel car in this segment. The new MINI Cooper D demonstrates the great potential of modern diesel engines more impressively than ever before. It produces fewer CO2 emissions than hybrid cars on sale in Australia, yet provides very perky performance from its 1.6-litre...

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2009 Mini One Clubman 2009 Mini One Clubman

The MINI Clubman provides additional ways of enjoying driving pleasure so typical of the brand. Now the capabilities of this model can be experienced in a particularly economical way. The MINI One Clubman is to be launched as the new basic model. It is powered by a 70 kW/95 bhp 4-cylinder petrol engine which already impressively demonstrated its efficiency in the MINI One. Parallel to this, a new entry-level version is also being presented for this model: the MINI One with 55 kW. With these...

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2009 Mini Cooper Cabrio, In Detail 2009 Mini Cooper Cabrio, In Detail

The driving pleasure and individual style so typical of the MINI are now being combined once again with all the flair and refreshment of driving in the open air, the new MINI Cabrio offering this unique rendition of motoring freedom in particularly intense style. With its design improved in an evolutionary process and an even wider range of practical functions, with the most advanced and sophisticated suspension technology, even more powerful and, at the same time, economic engines, and...

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Video: 2010 Mini E Video: 2010 Mini E

The Mini E Electric vehicle of the future on the roads.

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Mini E Production Electric Car - (Global) Mini E Production Electric Car - (Global)

The BMW Group will be the world’s first manufacturer of premium automobiles to deploy a fleet of up to 500 all-electric vehicles for private use in daily traffic. The MINI E will be powered by a 150 kW (204 hp) electric motor fed by a high-performance rechargeable lithium-ion battery, transferring its power to the front wheels via a single-stage helical gearbox nearly without a sound and entirely free of missions. Specially engineered for automobile use, the battery technology will have a range...

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New Mini Cooper Aldridge Special Edition - (Global) New Mini Cooper Aldridge Special Edition - (Global)

A unique MINI featuring a visually stunning exterior designed by legendary artist, illustrator and graphic designer Alan Aldridge, is now on show at the Design Museum in London. The MINI Aldridge Special is an exhibit in a retrospective display of Alan’s work, entitled ‘The Man with Kaleidoscope Eyes’.

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Review: 2008 Mini Clubman Chilli Review: 2008 Mini Clubman Chilli

Welcome to our first ‘sales dealer test drive review’ where we go mystery shopping for a specific make and model.

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New 2009 Mini Motoring Graphics - (USA) New 2009 Mini Motoring Graphics - (USA)

Automaker of the iconic and uniquely individualizable line of passenger cars that made small cars cool -- announced today a partnership with Lakewood, Colorado-based Original Wraps, Inc., a leading provider of on-demand and physical personalization.

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New MINI Crossover Concept - (Global) New MINI Crossover Concept - (Global)

The MINI brand is continuing its overwhelming story of success – now taking a new approach with the MINI Crossover Concept. This Design Study offers a fascinating outlook at a new facet of the brand powerfully expressed by a truly innovative body concept – the fourth body variant, to be precise, following the classic two-door, the MINI Convertible, and the MINI Clubman.

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New 2009 MINI John Cooper Works - (Australia) New 2009 MINI John Cooper Works - (Australia)

Two new race-bred MINI models are now available in Australia.

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MINI Cabrio Production Halted - (Global) MINI Cabrio Production Halted - (Global)

After building 164,000 MINI Cabrio models the Plant Oxford home of MINI has closed the roof on production of the world’s most lovable drop-head. The four-seat MINI Cabrio converted many enthusiasts to ownership status thanks to a three model range that comprised the best selling MINI Cooper Cabrio, the high-performance MINI Cooper S and John Cooper Works Cabrios and (not in Australia) the MINI One Cabrio.

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MINI to the Max MINI to the Max "Not Extreme Enough?" - (Global)

If you haven’t already seen the new viral video's with the tagline “not extreme enough?” by John Cooper Works, we wouldn’t want to spoil it for you.

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MINI Announces Pricing for Dynamic Duo - (Australia) MINI Announces Pricing for Dynamic Duo - (Australia)

MINI expands its family of world famous fun cars, and welcomes the arrival in Australia of the MINI John Cooper Works brand.

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No Need to Panic: MINI Clubman has the Cure No Need to Panic: MINI Clubman has the Cure

MINI has discovered the cure for a widespread disease that has struck millions of people.

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MINI Welcomes a Brace of Race-Bred Stars: MINI John Cooper Works and MINI John Cooper Works Clubman. MINI Welcomes a Brace of Race-Bred Stars: MINI John Cooper Works and MINI John Cooper Works Clubman.

MINI will chase away the winter blues this August with the arrival of a pair of red hot racers for the road.

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MINI Clubman. MINI launches the Other MINI MINI Clubman. MINI launches the Other MINI

MINI today welcomes the MINI Clubman range to its ranks as the third variant joining the ultra-successful Hardtop and Cabrio models.

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MINI Attacks Global Warming By Making Streets Cooler MINI Attacks Global Warming By Making Streets Cooler

A team of eager motorists has been cruising Melbourne in the all new MINI Clubman adding an additional layer of coolness to the Victorian capital’s streets.

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