MINI


This British Marque is famous for its small cars that haven’t changed very much since the original. A cult car with a strong devoted following, MINI now produces premium as well as economy variants of its cars. Models to watch: MINI Coupe, MINI John Cooper Works GP


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MINI Take the States: Wrap Up

MINI Take the States: Wrap Up

I tagged along for a two legs of MINI Takes the States, an epic cross-country road rally that’s put on by the company. I participated in just two sections of this continent-spanning trip, but that was still enough for me to experience four Midwestern states and some 700 miles of America. But there’s much more…

MINI Takes the States: St. Louis to Chicago

MINI Takes the States: St. Louis to Chicago

MINI Takes the States, a bi-annual cross-country road rally is in full swing, with hundreds of rabid Cooper enthusiasts participating in events at diverse locations across this great land. We’re tagging along for a couple legs of this epic trip and tweeting all the way.

Join us for MINI Takes the States

Join us for MINI Takes the States

Once again MINI and its legions of enthusiasts are going all the way, traversing the US of A by driving from sea to shining sea. The iconic British brand is celebrating summer with a cross-country road trip and you’re invited to participate.

Top 10 Cars With the Best-Sounding Engines

Top 10 Cars With the Best-Sounding Engines

It’s hard to beat the noises a well-designed, high-performance engine makes; experiencing this is of life’s great pleasures, especially when it isn’t adulterated by restrictive exhaust systems or synthesized bullshit piped through a vehicle’s speakers.

Small Cars Struggle in Latest IIHS Crash Testing

Small Cars Struggle in Latest IIHS Crash Testing

Only one compact out of a dozen earned a “good” rating in the latest round of testing by the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS), with the small overlap crash test proving difficult to protect against.

Top 10 2014 Total Quality Index Vehicles

Top 10 2014 Total Quality Index Vehicles

Each year, Strategic Vision releases its Total Quality Index, which it says includes positive and negative product experiences on vehicles including reliability, actual problems, driving excitement and other measures.

April 2014 Auto Sales: Winners and Losers

April 2014 Auto Sales: Winners and Losers

After one of the worst winters in recent memory America’s northern extremities are finally starting to thaw out. In addition to longer days, spring is also bringing warmer temperatures as the sun wakes up from hibernation. But were April car sales as nice? Did better weather get more people in the mood… to buy a…

Top 10 Cars of the 2014 Beijing Motor Show

Top 10 Cars of the 2014 Beijing Motor Show

It might seem easy to ignore the Beijing Motor Show. After all, it is halfway around the world. But the Chinese auto market is growing quickly. In fact, it surpassed the U.S. in 2010. The auto show in Beijing is getting bigger, too. This year’s debuts mark a new pinnacle in BMW luxury sedans, a…