Mini Car News:

  • Mini E electric car: first photos

    20 October 2008 by Tim Pollard

    The Mini has finally gone electric. As scooped by CAR Online, the Mini E is a pure electric car and just 500 will be built for corporate and private customers in the US, although a handful could make...

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  • Mini Crossover at the Paris motor show 2008

    02 October 2008 by Ben Barry

    Mini Crossover at the Paris motor show

    We’ve already seen it in the November 2008 issue of CAR, but Paris marked the motor show debut of the Mini Crossover Concept – a pumped-up four-wheel drive Mini that goes on sale in 2009. As...

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  • Mini Crossover Concept: the first photos

    09 September 2008 by Tim Pollard

    The face of the new Mini Crossover Concept hints at what's to come for future Minis. Check out that new grille and those swept back lights

    Here's the first look at the new Mini Crossover Concept – proof, at last, that BMW will indeed build a 4x4, SUV-lite version of the Mini. The Crossover concept car will be shown at the 2008 Paris...

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  • Mini at the London motor show 2008

    23 July 2008 by Guy Bird and CAR reader reporter Carcare

    Mini John Cooper Works hogs the limelight on Mini's original stand

    Mini went ‘all intellectual’ on us with a university theme to its London stand on account of its Oxford connections. It also served up some quality crumpet (more of which later)… So what’s new on...

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  • Mini John Cooper Works

    04 March 2008 by James Foxall

    So what's new on Mini's Geneva Motor Show stand? It was all about John Cooper Works at Mini with the firm showing off the most powerful version yet of its car in hatchback and Clubman forms. Impact...

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  • Hybrids 'just a stepping stone'

    13 June 2007 by Tim Pollard

    The chairman of Bosch's automotive group - the world's biggest supplier to the car industry - today crushed any hope that hybrids could become a major tool to cut CO2 emissions in Europe. Dr Bernd...

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  • The Mini that's cleaner than hybrids

    03 June 2007 by Tim Pollard

    Minis clean up Mini today announced it will fit many of the Efficient Dynamics tech already seen on the 1-series to all new hatchbacks fitted with the new PSA engines. The result? A Cooper D will now...

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  • Mini cleans up its act

    03 June 2007 by Tim Pollard

    Minis clean up Mini today announced it will fit many of the Efficient Dynamics tech already seen on the 1-series to all new hatchbacks fitted with the new PSA engines. The result? A Cooper D will now...

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  • Mini Works unveiled

    08 March 2007 by Ben Barry

    Three new Minis shown at Geneva BMW unveiled several world-firsts at Geneva 2007: a Works kit for the new Mini, the entry-level One, and the new Mini Cooper D. The new Works option is an aftermarket...

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  • Punchy diesel bound for Mini Cooper

    07 November 2006 by Phil McNamara

    Mini is planning the first ever diesel Cooper – and the common-rail unit will have almost 50 percent more power than the outgoing Toyota engine. The Mini Cooper diesel will run the 1.6-litre HDi four,...

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  • Mini Mk2 (2006): first official pictures

    14 August 2006 by Angus Fitton

    The lowdown The disguise is off. No more speculation, spy shots or sneak previews - this is the face of the all-new, faster, bigger, better Mini. No, we haven't jumbled up the pictures - the car...

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