KISS and MINI Raise $129,000 For UNICEF

KISS and MINI Raise $129,000 For UNICEF
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With their army behind them, KISS is a force to be reckoned with. And when it came to helping out Japan after the earthquake and tsunami, the band partnered with MINI USA to raise money for this worthy cause. This uber-cool pairing raised $129,000 during eBay online charity auction, where bidders were after four custom-painted… Continue Reading...

KISS-Themed Mini Countryman On eBay For Charity

KISS-Themed Mini Countryman On eBay For Charity
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As if KISS action figures and PEZ dispensers are not enough, the band has branded MINI Countrymen, although for a good cause. MINI teamed up with the quartet to customize the countryman for charity. All four band members have applied their trademark style to the exterior of the 2011 Minis. These vehicles debuted at the… Continue Reading...

MINI Countryman Set to get U.S. Debut in New York

MINI Countryman Set to get U.S. Debut in New York
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After its world premiere at the Geneva Auto Show just a few weeks back, MINI will show its Countryman crossover for the first time on U.S. soil at the New York Auto Show on April 1st. The very first crossover from the brand, MINI expects this four-seater to be the most fuel efficient crossover in… Continue Reading...

Geneva 2010: MINI Countryman First Live Photos

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MINI was supposed to introduce its new Countryman at the Geneva Auto Show but leaked photos of the crossover forced the company to release pictures and details in January. Today, at the Geneva Auto Show, MINI had the Cooper  and Cooper S Countryman models on display as it prepares for the official unveiling tomorrow. We’ve… Continue Reading...

MINI Countryman Music Video Highlights Crossover’s Funky-Meets-Functionality Package

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The marketing experts behind the MINI brand have stuck again with another commercial that you’ll want to watch. In fact, you’ll probably watch it a few times and search for the song on iTunes to download for your iPod. Yup, it’s cool. The video doesn’t really tell you anything about the car, but it’s plenty… Continue Reading...

Video: MINI Countryman Crossover Takes to the Streets

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MINI has just release two videos showing its upcoming Countryman crossover in action. The 2011 MINI Countryman (the car may take on other names in other markets) becomes the fourth model in the MINI family and the first with four doors. Despite the foray into the crossover segment, the Countryman retains signature MINI design elements,… Continue Reading...

2011 MINI Countryman Crossover Officially Revealed After Pictures Leaked

2011 MINI Countryman Crossover Officially Revealed After Pictures Leaked
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A day after pictures of its new crossover were leaked out to the web, MINI has officially released details and photographs of the 2011 MINI Countryman. Originally scheduled to be unveiled at next month’s Geneva Auto Show, the Countryman was originally supposed appear at the 2009 Frankfurt Auto Show but was unfortunately delayed. It is… Continue Reading...

Leaked: MINI Countryman Official Photos Slip Out Ahead of Debut

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Leaked: MINI Countryman Official Photos Slip Out Ahead of Debut
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Ahead of its expected debut at the Geneva Auto Show in March, these photos of MINI’s first crossover have leaked onto the net. With an undeniable MINI look, the photos also show the ALL4 badge, indicating MINI’s new AWD system – a first for the brand. Show in concept form at the Paris Auto Show… Continue Reading...

Detroit 2010: MINI Beachcomber Concept, First Live Photos

Detroit 2010: MINI Beachcomber Concept, First Live Photos
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MINI’s new Countryman crossover hasn’t even officially debuted and yet the creative minds at the fun British car company have already turned the platform into a new concept: the MINI Beachcomber Concept. Based on the Countryman’s platform, the MINI Beachcomber Concept takes the crossover’s capable ALL4 all-wheel drive system and sets it free on the… Continue Reading...

Report: MINI Countryman Faces Possible U.S. Market Delay Until 2011

Report: MINI Countryman Faces Possible U.S. Market Delay Until 2011
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MINI’s upcoming Countryman crossover just can’t catch a break. The launch of the vehicle has been delayed several times (the most recent being a push-back from the Frankfurt to Geneva auto shows), and now reports suggest the crossover might not debut in the U.S. until early 2011. The well-connected folks at MotoringFile are reporting that… Continue Reading...

Report: MINI Countryman Crossover Delayed Again

Report: MINI Countryman Crossover Delayed Again
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Originally expected to debut at the Frankfurt Auto Show, it appears as though those waiting to get their hands on MINI’s new Countryman crossover will have to wait a little longer… again. After the Frankfurt delay it was expected the CUV would appear at the next major auto show: Detroit. Now word comes that instead… Continue Reading...

Report: MINI Crossover to Get Countryman Badge

Report: MINI Crossover to Get Countryman Badge
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Recent patent filings from BMW may have uncovered the name of the upcoming crossover belonging to the German automaker’s MINI brand. Speculation previously had the model named the Crossman, a clever play on the fact that it’s a crossover and that the latest MINI model is called the Clubman. The name BMW has registered for,… Continue Reading...