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2017 MINI JCW Countryman

The second generation of the MINI Countryman is the biggest and most versatile model in the entire range of the tradition-steeped British brand. And another superlative now applies to the power unit of the MINI John Cooper Works Countryman. With an output of 228 hp, it is the most powerful engine ever to be fitted…

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MINI just partnered with Nikon

File this one in “weird and unexpected,” as today Nikon announced they have partnered with MINI to use the new KeyMission 360 camera to produce marketing materials in 360 degrees. Nikon says that the global partnership will offer “new virtual reality driving experience for new cars even before they become available.” Resource has the original…

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MINI’s 2018 refresh

The 2018 model year will be a big one for MINI’s three and five door MINI hatch and likely the MINI Convertible. New navigation system, engines and a revised design are all on tap as MINI looks to inject new life into the brand’s core models. What will they look like and when is it…

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How to buy a used Mini Cooper S

The reborn R53 Mini arrived in 2001 and wooed buyers from the outset with its cute modern-retro looks and BMW-honed mechanicals. The best model of all was the supercharged Mini Cooper S, which arrived a year later to stoke the excitement even more. Just £1750 will buy a 2002-2004 car with 100,000 miles on the…

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The Italian Job is coming to TV

NBC is working on a TV version of iconic heist caper movie The Italian Job. That’s per Deadline, which says that the network has given a script commitment to a new crime drama based on the 1969 Michael Caine classic. The show is being written and produced by Ballers’ Rob Weiss, whose old Entourage co-producer…

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MINI at the 2016 Paris Motor Show

The new MINI John Cooper Works Clubman sees its world premiere at the 2016 Paris Motor Show. The latest extreme athlete is also the biggest of its kind in the brand’s model program. Its captivating temperament is combined with excellent showings in the disciplines of space, versatility and suitability for long-distance driving, thereby creating added…

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Event: Castle Combe 2016

The annual show at Castle Combe race circuit is the traditional end to the MINI show season. It’s often a slightly melancholy affair knowing that after this weekend the calendar of events winds down and show cars disappear into hibernation. However, the show remains a firm favourite with many fans as you’re always guaranteed a…