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Event – Rockingham 2016

This last weekend saw the second annual MiniWorld Live at Rockingham. The venue is a stunning one; the UK’s only US-style motor speedway. Unfortunately, the organisers of the show didn’t make proper use of the circuit and kept the entirety of the show away from the track. This contrasted with last year when club stands…

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Event – Poole Quay 2016

Over the summer months, Poole Quay becomes more than just a marina. Each Friday evening, the quay is reserved for a certain marque of vehicle and at least once a year that honour belong to the Mini. Every other type of vehicle is excluded, and visitors to the bars and restaurants are greeted with the…

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MINI Plant Oxford women engineers recognised

Two female engineers from MINI Plant Oxford have secured national recognition after they landed a top industry award from leading automotive magazine Autocar. Philippa Napier and Rachel Neary have been named in the ‘Rising Stars’ category of the ‘Great British Women in the Car Industry’ initiative, which is run by Autocar in partnership with the…

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Event – Beaulieu 2016

The unpredictable and unpleasant weather that greeted early arrivals at this year’s annual event from the Mini Cooper Register threatened to spoil the day. The dirt roads turned to mud, the grass was damp and the clouds blocked out any hint of the sun. But the threatened downpour never arrived and by the afternoon the…

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MINI Clubman All4 Scrambler Concept

MINI of Italy has created a gorgeous concept based on the Clubman All4 that takes inspiration from BMW’s own R nineT Scrambler. The concept features two-tone frozen are and frozen black exterior with a gorgeous camel leather interior. The union of the MINI Clubman All4 with BMW R NINET Scrambler born ALL4 MINI Clubman Scrambler,…

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World Premier: MINI Seven Special Edition

MINI USA is proud to introduce the new MINI Seven, the first special edition of the latest MINI generation which presents a striking combination of the brand’s traditional values and the progressive product quality of the current models. Exclusive design features on the exterior and interior underscore the British origins, hallmark driving fun, premium character…

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Event – Himley Hall 2016

I’d never attended the Himley Hall show before despite it being one of the oldest on the MINI show caledar. But the British Mini Club was inviting owners of MINIs built between 2001-2006 to celebrate the 15th anniversary of that model of MINI. Despite the distance, I wasn’t going to miss a chance to display…

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World Premier: MINI JCW Convertible

When passion for motor racing is the driving force and intense open-air pleasure the goal, the new MINI John Cooper Works Convertible takes the ideal line from the word go. The second John Cooper Works model of the latest generation combines engine and suspension technology optimised for use on the race track with distinctive design…