MINI releases the price table for its first crossover, the MINI Countryman. As we are getting more and more impatient to see its world debut at Geneva Motor Show in Switzerland, MINI is presenting the available model variations for the new Countryman compact crossover. The brand also revealed information for the vehicle’s market launch in Germany, which is scheduled for September 2010.
If you are interested in the MINI’s new addition, the brand is offering you a choice of three petrol and two diesel engines,
The UK performance auto electronics specialist Superchips has released an ECU upgrade for the renowned compact MINI Cooper S R56. Unwrapped in model year 2007, the Cooper S R56 model packs a 1.6-litre, twin scroll turbocharged, direct injection power unit managed by MED17 engine system.
Thanks to its fine ECU remap, the in-house specialists at Superchips have managed to optimize the ignition timing, fuelling and the turbo boost parameters of the urban mini-car. In numbers, the tuned MINI now produces 195 horsepo
For model year 2010, MINI is expanding its range of petrol engines by offering more power and torque while reducing both emissions and fuel consumption. In addition to the new power units, the renowned brand is also presenting a richer variety of custom options for its line-up including new unique Rainbow color.
Replacing the “old” 1.4-litre engine, the new and refined 1.6-litre power unit will be fitted to all First, One, Cooper and Cooper S models in the Hatch, Convertible and Clubman ranges. Thanks to thi
At the 2010 North American International Auto Show (NAIAS) in Detroit, MINI will exhibit a thrilling range of models, which are set to prove that the joy of motoring has a future. One of the fascinating and versatile little cars is the four-seater MINI Beachcomber Concept, radically open body vehicle that combines maximum driving pleasure and great emotional experience.
The all-wheel drive MINI Beachcomber Concept is designed without doors, conventional roof and all other body elements which might possibly limit
MINI crosses borders, enters new dimensions of driving pleasure, and wins over additional target groups.
Once again, MINI achieves all this by consistently expanding the model range and through the unconventional creativity of MINI design. Just a few months prior to the launch of the brand’s fourth model announced for autumn 2010, MINI is now demonstrating its potential for further enhancement of driving pleasure and diversity through another spectacular concept car: the concept of a brand-
As an invariably feature of the streetscapes and a true part of the urban street culture, the MINI has always been a canvas for creative street art. Before a week in Hamburgm, Craig “KR” Costello, the legendary New York street artist customised a MINI in his own KRINK dripping ink look style. The entire MINI was given the unique KR-INK drip treatment with silver paint running down the distinctive contours of the black MINI. Along with the FRESH vehicle, at the Vicious Gallery in Hamburg were
MINI Roadster Concept: fresh ideas for an intense driving experience. MINI evokes new fascination and a wonderful new experience time and again. For each model in the range offers unique opportunities to enjoy supreme driving pleasure and unmistakable style.
Now the MINI Roadster Concept once again sets a new trend for individual mobility borne out by the brand. A purist vehicle concept, elegant design and fascinating, sporting driving characteristics all come together in this
MINI is celebrating a great birthday: Exactly fifty years ago, on 26 August 1959, the classic Mini was presented to the public for the first time, a unique story of success starting out and today giving MINI the perfect opportunity to look ahead without losing sight of the brand’s great tradition.
The MINI Coupé Concept is an expression of MINI design and the great ability of the brand’s designers to fill the elementary values of the brand with new life, using the options of modern drivetrain and suspension
The last addition to the Prior-Design’s portfolio is a MINI Cooper S styling kit. Even the interventions made by the Prior tuners are only visual, they affected the little car in every direction.
The PRIOR-DESIGN Bodykit consists of: a Front Bumper (429 Euro) which is designed cleverly and gives the chance to transfer the original MINI fog lights, plus impoves the airflow and adds more aggressive look to the car, a Diffuser (419 euros) which allows you to install either center or left/righ
Ever since the MINI was launched, it's been a strong member of the AC Schnitzer product range. Enough reason for the AC Schnitzer engineers to exploit the potential of the MINI Cooper S models (R55, R56, R57, R52, R53 and John Cooper Works) even further in a new project.
Enjoy driving comfort to the full without restriction, and be prepared for every situation: thanks to the High performance brake system by AC Schnitzer for the MINI Cooper S (
The new MINI First will be MINI’s most attractively-priced model on sale in the UK. Starting at just £10,950 OTR, the MINI First offers customers the opportunity to get behind the wheel of a unique small premium car at an unbeatable price.
Available only in Hatch form, the MINI First features the 1.4-litre petrol engine currently found in the MINI One, but with a power output of 75 hp. The frugal engine is mated to a six-speed manual gearbox as standard and great go-kart handling is ensur
The MINI model family is set to welcome another new arrival. A new entry-level diesel model will be launched in September 2009 and promises to deliver exceptionally economical driving fun. The MINI One D showcases the qualities of its state-of-the-art diesel engine as part of an attractive entry-level package. The drive system is based on the 1.6-litre diesel engine from the MINI Cooper D. Featuring a turbocharger and common rail direct injection, the new version of this four-cylinder unit develops peak output of 6