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Originally produced by the British Motor Corporation and its successors from 1959 to 2000, Mini is now owned by the BMW Group that has produced a redesign of the traditional Mini since April 2001. Currently three body variants are available: Hatchback, Convertible and Clubman.

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2011 MINI Countryman Review - First Drive

2011 MINI Countryman Review - First Drive

It might not deliver all the thrills of the 3-door, but the MINI Countryman is true to the brand, delivering a fun and efficient package perfect for those who want a crossover, or those who need a little extra space.

Mini Coupe Reviews

2012 MINI Coupe Review [Video]

2012 MINI Coupe Review [Video]

It’s roughly the same size, uses much of the same platform and even shares the same engines. So what’s so unique about the newest MINI?
2011 MINI Cooper S Review [Video]

2011 MINI Cooper S Review [Video]

An incredible package where fun meets fuel economy, the 2011 Cooper S gets more of both, plus a new ‘infotainment’ system. But it’s not perfect.

Mini Convertible Reviews

2009 MINI Cooper Convertible Review

2009 MINI Cooper Convertible Review

The Cooper Convertible is complex machine. It’s a drop-top with a solid chassis. It’s built for fun but surprisingly functional. And has the look of a poseur’s car with driving dynamics for an enthusiast.

Mini News View All Mini News

MINI Considered Cheaper Base Model to Boost Sales

MINI Considered Cheaper Base Model to Boost Sales
MINI sales are in a serious slump, but that doesn’t mean the brand is willing to cater to the lowest common denominator. Over the past several years sales for the fun British brand have increased steadily with the addition of numerous new models. There have been successes (the Countryman) and failures (the Coupe and Roadster)... more

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... more

MINI Driving App Follows You Out of the Car on Foot

MINI Driving App Follows You Out of the Car on Foot
MINI wants you to have “a friend with many benefits” while you’re on the road. The British automaker just announced a new companion app that is part of the MINI Connected suite called XL Journey Mate. The XL Journey Mate not only helps the driver navigate, but also offers individually tailored information on the road,... more

New MINI Variant Due This Year While Clubman on Hiatus

New MINI Variant Due This Year While Clubman on Hiatus
With the debut of a new MINI hardtop, those awaiting a second-generation Clubman will have to be patient… maybe forever. Speaking to AutoGuide at the New York Auto Show last week, MINI product boss Pat McKenna revealed that the Clubman concept revealed just a few weeks prior at the Geneva Motor Show isn’t heading to... more

2015 MINI Paceman Bows in Beijing

2015 MINI Paceman Bows in Beijing
The updates to MINI’s lineup keep on coming, as the 2015 Paceman has debuted at the 2014 Beijing Motor Show. The 2015 MINI Countryman debuted at the 2014 New York Auto Show, while the 2015 Paceman model bowed in Beijing this week. The 2015 Paceman will launch this July and will also be joined by... more

2015 MINI Countryman Video, First Look

2015 MINI Countryman Video, First Look
MINI rolled out the latest Countryman model at the New York Auto Show, calling it a refresh despite the changes being very subtle.  Base models still carries carry a power rating of 121 hp while that figure goes up to 181 for the Cooper S version. Finally, the performance-tuned JCW model still makes 208 hp. Countryman models... more