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MINI 5-door – new entry-level engine announced

MINI 5-door – new entry-level engine announced

MINI has officially announced the introduction of a new entry-level engine for its five-door version, which will become available for order in a couple of months. The brand new MINI 5-door is slightly becoming more and more affordable and this has been made possible with the addition of new engines. […]

Report – Mini ready to boost UK models

Report – Mini ready to boost UK models

While Mini is currently under German ownership, the brand doesn’t abandon its home market – planning to bring more models into local production. Thanks to a £750 million investment effort by its parent – BMW AG – Mini’s Oxford plant will start producing more models on its lines over the […]

UK: New MINI gets priced

UK: New MINI gets priced

The British based automaker MINI has recently announced its price list for the new hatchback generation on its local auto market. After being officially unveiled just a few months ago, the new MINI generation is being placed into the spotlights once again, this time with the company announcing the official […]

Five-door MINI spied

Five-door MINI spied

Our spy photographers have managed to capture the third generation of the MINI hatchback on camera, while it was being tested in Northern Europe, in a cold weather environment. The five-door version of the third MINI hatchback generation is being placed into the spotlights once again, this time with the […]

Report – BMW also plans an electric Mini

Report – BMW also plans an electric Mini

Although until now an electric Mini was only released for trials, it looks like the premium German parent BMW also wants its little Minis to be electric equipped, to better compete in the segment. According to BMW brand manager Peter Schwarzbauer, the total derivatives of the Mini brand could go […]

BMW envisions Mini with up to 10 versions

BMW envisions Mini with up to 10 versions

Future Mini models will depart from the current strategy and will be underpinned by parent BMW’s new UKL (an acronym for the German words Unter Klasse) front-wheel-drive architecture, shared with entry-level BMW models. The British Mini brand is about to enter a new era – if you though now they […]

First technical details about the 2014 Mini revealed

First technical details about the 2014 Mini revealed

The public reveal for the third-generation Mini hatchback is getting closer, being scheduled for November, and now Mini has revealed the first official technical details. The British manufacturer with German ownership promises to bring new technology and a new engine lineup to the third-generation car – both three and four-cylinder […]

BMW Group Makes Changes in Its Design Team

BMW Group Makes Changes in Its Design Team

Since August 1st, BMW has started to make changes in the design team and top personnel of its BMW Design, Rolls-Royce and Mini Design teams. The BMW Design team, currently led by Karim Habib, has added Domagoj Dukec as the new head of Exterior Design, who has joined the exterior […]

Rumor – could Mini drop the Roadster and Coupe?

Rumor – could Mini drop the Roadster and Coupe?

There is information coming from Germany regarding the possible retirement of two of Mini’s newer models – the Coupe, launched in 2010 and the Roadster, launched in 2012. Announced by the Mini Vision concept, the next generation of Mini could usher a new age for the German-British brand, one that […]

BMW Prepares China Plant for All-New Minis

BMW Prepares China Plant for All-New Minis

According to Bernstein’s analysts BMW will built the new Mini range vehicles at its JV Tiexi plant in Shenyang, north-west China, beginning 2015. Bernstein, who relies on local sources, said that BMW has already made room at Tiexi to expand production and enlarged the new paintshop to deal with the […]

MINI Countryman enters production in India

MINI Countryman enters production in India

MINI has recently announced the production start of the Countryman in India, at the company’s facility at Chennai. Good news for those of you living in India who want to purchase a brand new MINI Countryman because now you have the chance of owning a locally based one. According to […]

MINI celebrates centenary at Oxford plant

MINI celebrates centenary at Oxford plant

The British based automaker MINI is currently celebrating its centenary at its Oxford plant, one of the oldest facilities of its kind in the world. After bragging about selling 500,000 cars across the United States, just a day before writing this article, the British based automaker MINI is now entering […]