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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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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 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 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 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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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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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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