10 November 2014
Now MINI is expanding the brand with its new volume-chasing five-door model, which is a pioneer if we don’t count the Countryman crossover launched in 2010. The latest generation of MINI transforms its very successful concepts through a more innovative prism which, sort of, changes the traditional aspects of t
03 November 2014
This summer Thomas Fürst and Fritz Kreis from Gigamot Racing took the new MINI F56 for a round-the-world tour titled “MINI goes all around” and tested its new KW coilover kit. Covering a distance of 22.000 km and passing the deserts of New Mexico, the mountains of Japan and overcoming severe weather conditions in Siberia, the MINI F56 with the installed kit demonstrated astonishing performance.
The KW coilover kit was used on the MINI during the trip around the world and enables a c
25 September 2014
Before the new many first-ever five-door hatchback makes an official world debut at the Paris Motor Show 2014, the company decided to unveil their pricing strategy for the UK, the new model will start at £14,350 ($23,545), the company’s second-biggest market worldwide. Compared to the 3-door, the car with two extra doors is just £600 more expensive. A more than reasonable increase, considering the advantages you get. If you put the two cars side by side, you will notice the new model ha
21 August 2014
The German based Arden tuning company has just released some details and pictures of its latest project. The customization specialists have worked this time on the enhancement of a MINI in cabrio form. And given the fact that driving pleasure is not just a question of technical parameters, but also depends upon interior design, they have disclosed primarily details of what they have done inside the car.
There are almost limitless possibilities to individualize the vehicle’s interior. Of cou
07 August 2014
Having a car brings many benefits to your life but in many cases you may find it really hard to find a parking spot. In fact statistics shows worrying facts – motorists waste 106 days of their lives just looking for a spot. There’s light in the tunnel, though – British Motor Corporation (BMC) and its brand MINI have teamed up with the online service JustPark to provide a service that allows drivers to secure a parking spot in advance directly from their dashboards.
The only thing you have to do now in
25 July 2014
Maxi-Tuner has unveiled performance package for the new MINI Cooper S. The hot hatchback comes with a number of upgrades including both – styling and performance modifications.
The exterior boasts a set of Schmidt Shift rims – 8J x 18” fitted with Goodyear tires in size 215/35 R18. There is also a set of lowering sport springs improving not only the stance, but the handling as well. The lowering springs are provided by H&R.
The 2015 MINI Cooper S is powered by a 2.0 liter tur
10 June 2014
MINI has revealed the new powerful Cooper SD, which is the most powerful diesel ever in a vehicle of the brand. After its successful market launch, the engine range for the new original in the small car premium segment continues to expand as of July 2014.
2014 MINI Cooper SD is powered by a 2.0 liter TwinPower Turbo four-cylinder diesel engine – 170HP (125 kW) and 360 Nm (265 lb-ft) of torque. 0-100 km/h in 7.3 seconds (or 7.2 seconds with the optional 6-speed Steptronic transmission).
05 June 2014
MINI has officially unveiled the first 5-door Hatchback model, which is expected to hit the market this fall. The more practical 5-door body style which compared to the regular model has a 72 mm longer wheelbase (2,567 mm) is going to increase rear legroom and foot space by 72 mm while headroom has increased by 15 mm.
The bigger MINI also provides 61 mm additional interior width at elbow height while the trunk capacity now stands at 278 liters, which is 67 liters more than the 3-door mode
26 May 2014
MINI Superleggera Vision Concept is an exclusive interpretation of an open-top two-seater. It was created by MINI and Touring Superleggera. A classic roadster and a compact and agile two-seater, this car expresses minimalism and emotional style. In addition, it features an electric drivetrain, classic Italian body construction and hand-shaped metal sheeting. The exterior and interior elements have been reduced to the optimum level, in order to deliver a clear focus on the distinctive driving experience. High-end ma
26 May 2014
Minitune Mini Cooper S R56 is a project of a brand new company, which is committed completely to the enhancing of vehicles of the model portfolio of the German premium compact car producer with British roots. Via a new body kit, wheels and performance boost the tuners have tailored a fashionable outfit for this Mini. To be more precise, the company’s Minitune body kit consists of a front spoiler bumper bar with big inlets, a black front grill, side skirts and a rear apron in diffuser optics an
12 May 2014
AC Schnitzer is offering an exquisite Type VIII alloy rim in Anthracite finish. The new wheel type is supplementing the Type VIII wheel range. The latter also features Type VIII forged racing wheels, lightweight forged rim and the light alloy wheel Type VIII BiColor in black and silver. The new offering has undoubtedly a beautiful but "easy care" look.
As a matter of fact, the Type VIII alloys are made in the low pressure process and afterward
28 April 2014
MINI Paceman Adventure is a concept project that resulted from the joint work of the young apprentices and their instructors at the BMWs plant in Munich. This Paceman has completely one-off vision. As a basis the students have used the current MINI Cooper S Paceman. They have transformed it into a two-seater with a pickup style cargo area. This MINI pick-up features all necessary off-road characteristicis, including a powerful engine, all-wheel drive, big tyres, modified suspension and much more