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Meet the two-wheeled future of MINI! Following hot on the heels of the Countryman and the Moke comes this – a plug-in electric scooter concept that will premiere at the Paris Motor Show. (more…)

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Meet the tiny MINI that packs a mighty punch! Following our scoop in Issue 1,126 that revealed a new smaller MINI is in the pipeline, insiders have hinted that a hot John Cooper Works model will also make production. (more…)

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It’s a MINI facelift! For the first time, the baby Brit’s reign at the top of the premium supermini tree is under threat. Audi is about to launch its new A1 right into the same market that MINI has had to itself since 2001. But the funky city car isn’t going to go down without a fight, and the firm has just given its entire range a refresh before battle commences. Auto Express is first behind the wheel to see if the subtle tweaks are enough to keep the MINI at the top spot. (more…)

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MINI Canyon
MINI has come a long way from its small car foundation. The MINI Canyon has a three-door model that was based on the Countryman. With this new evolved body the Canyon has been placed on the playing field and is set to compete with the Range Rover Evoque. (more…)
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A couple weeks back, we told you that the unveiling of the production Mini Countryman may be delayed from the Detroit Auto Show in January to the Geneva Motor Show in March. The reasoning behind the move was reportedly due to the fact that Countryman production couldn’t begin at Magna International’s Austrian assembly plant until assembly of the BMW X3 was moved from the Magna plant to Bimmer’s facility in South Carolina.

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The 2009 Frankfurt Motor Show is now just about two weeks away, and Mini in particular is ramping up to do the show in style. On Wednesday, the company revealed its new Coupe concept, and today a sketch of the Roadster that’s expected to join it on the German show stage has leaked. (more…)

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Rumors have been swirling for months about what BMW would do on August 26, 2009 for its Mini brand. After all, that is the fiftieth anniversary of the public debut of Alec Issigonis’ original Mini. With most of the speculation revolving around either a coupe or some kind of cropped windshield speedster, it turns out the reality was somewhere in between. (more…)