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Mini Going Electric? What do you think?
Created: January 10, 2019
With the launch of New MINI Cooper S E this year (check out the article below) and with customers inquiring about EV conversion kits for their Classic Minis here at Mini Mania; we created this quick survey for you to let us know what you think.
2013 MINI Cooper seen on the road
Created: June 03, 2011
photographers have managed to snap the first pictures of the 2013 MINI Cooper
JCW Roadster & Coupe caught on tape
Created: May 25, 2011
MINI’s been busy on the ‘Ring lately. This time they’re back with the upcoming Coupe – in JCW flavor no less – doing final suspension testing.
Mini Cooper Golf Carts - Fairway's Mini-Coopers
Created: February 14, 2011
Mini-Cooper Golf Carts Bring Business BERMUDA DUNES — The popularity of those cutesy, British-made Mini Cooper cars wasn't lost on Steve Richardson, marketing director of Fairway Golf Cars, as a way to boost golf car sales.
MINI WRC Gets Dani Sordo
Created: January 18, 2011
[Official Release] Spanish driver Daniel “Dani” Sordo will strengthen the new MINI WRC Team in the 2011 FIA World Rally Championship. He will team up with Kris Meeke (GB) when MINI makes its return to rallying with the MINI WRC this coming season.
The Mini Cooper Clubman: Fast, Fun, and Hard-to-Find
Created: August 13, 2008
The Mini Cooper Clubman: Fast, Fun, and Hard-to-Find - already a great part of the history of the BMW MINI Cooper in the USA
MINI Takes Third in WRC Rally Germany
Created: August 25, 2011
Sordo had a rally long battle with the Ford of Mikko Hirvonen (FI) and after 19 stages and 359.59 kilometres of competition finished 48.1secs ahead of him. For Kris he started the final day in fourth ahead of Petter Solberg (NO) in his Citroen. Despite a rear puncture on the first stage of the day, Meeke only lost 1.1secs to Solberg. However, on the second one what Meeke described as an ‘optimistic’ pace note saw him have an excursion into the vineyards and drop to fifth. Despite this he started a fight back, but then when the car stopped on stage 18 the battle with Solberg was over.
Magna to make another Mini model in Austria: report
Created: January 26, 2011
VIENNA (Reuters) - BMW's  British brand Mini will add another model to the products which Magna builds for it in Austria, newspaper Kleine Zeitung reported on Wednesday.
Q&A with MINI USA on Diesels in the US
Created: January 21, 2011
For the past 4-5 years we’ve been hearing from our US readers one question over and over again; when will we see a MINI Diesel. Capable of over 50 mpg (US) and loaded with torque the Cooper D has been a standout product for MINI around the world. And the forthcoming Cooper SD promises similar effici...
Mini Mania Test drives the new MINI Countryman
Created: January 17, 2011
Mini Mania Test Drive: 2011 NEW MINI Countryman A team from Mini Mania took advantage of the opportunity provided by Niello MINI in Sacramento to test drive one of the new MINI Countrymen. This latest model from BMW MINI seems to be focused to yet further expand the base of customer types that would find a MINI fit into their life style..
World Debut The MINI Paceman (Crossover Coupe)
Created: December 29, 2010
World Debut The MINI Paceman (Crossover Coupe)
The 2011 Mini Countryman REVEALED!
Created: December 14, 2010
Clearly, the Countryman is a different animal, but the product lineup is similar to other Minis. It starts with the 2011 Mini Cooper Countryman base model, and extends to the S and all-wheel-drive S ALL4.
MINI IN PARIS 2010
Created: October 01, 2010
The world premiere of the MINI World Rally Championship car. Based on the MINI Countryman, it is the rally car to watch out for. It is being developed by British rally legends, Prodrive and will be powered by a 1.6-litre four-cylinder turbocharged engine built by BMW Motorsport. It will be the first World Rally Car designed by MINI for the World Rally Championship since 1967.
MINI Scooter E Concept
Created: September 29, 2010
There are a total of three interpretations of the MINI Scooter E Concept conceived by Adrian van Hooydonk, Senior Vice President BMW Group Design: two of which will be shown at the Paris Motor Show next week, while the third concept, inspired by the swinging sixties, the hey day of classic Mini is being shown exclusively in London.
Mini MINI JCW
Created: August 19, 2010
Meet the tiny MINI that packs a mighty punch! Following our scoop that revealed a new smaller MINI is in the pipeline, insiders have hinted that a hot John Cooper Works model will also make production.
Fun Things
Created: February 28, 2019
A man that calls himself the Green Savior was seen and recorded helping a man and his Mini Cooper getting out of some trouble in the snow. 
MINI’s John Cooper Works GP packs a BIG punch
Created: February 13, 2019
Here's the new John Cooper Works (JCW) GP Mini Cooper packing 300HP.
60 Year Edition MINI
Created: January 24, 2019
All eyes will be on the 60 Year Edition MINI, a model very similar to the 2019 F55 and F56.
Created: May 16, 2017
Summary of 2017 Mini Meets including Mini Meet West, Mini Meet East, Mini Meet North and Mini Mania's Nevada City Adventure.
Created: August 07, 2012
British automaker MINI has unleashed a fleet of MiniMINIs onto the field at London’s Olympic Stadium to fetch thrown objects; in this case of the Javelin, Discus, Shot and Hammer variety.
Created: February 15, 2012
No excuses! Simply take 10% off the next 72 hours and we will donate another 5% to United Way http://www.randomactsofkindness.org/
The 1st MINI Arrives in the US
Created: October 28, 2011
Following months of impatiently waiting, Mini Mania's new R50 MINI Cooper Hatchback arrived in Nevada City, CA on August 14, 2001 and our excitement was off the charts! It was the very first MINI Cooper in the United States.
Mini Meet West 2012
Created: October 13, 2011
Mini Meet West 2012 will take place in Prescott Valley.  Prescott Valley is in Central Arizona and although it is only 90 miles north of Phoenix the average June temperature is 75 to 85 degrees.
6 Amazing Light Painted Minis
Created: March 18, 2011
Light painting, also known as light drawing or light graffiti is a photographic technique in which exposures are made usually at night or in a darkened room by moving a hand-held light source or by moving the camera.
Devastating California Wildfires - How you can help
Created: November 26, 2018
The deadliest fire in CA history is 100% contained. But the victims and wreckage it has left behind is tremendous. 85 people have lost their lives and 249 are still missing. Together we can help those affected. A donation of any size would be a help.
Created: September 12, 2012
Every September 15th Mexicans commemorate the war of Independence, which was actually initiated in the small town of Dolores in Guanajuato Mexico on September 16, 1810.
Created: May 17, 2012
Important information you need to know about your Warranty and Routine Maintenance.
Countryman Coupe spotted!
Created: May 09, 2012
Mini’s lineup continues to grow, and as this test mule shot by our spy photographer indicates, the brand’s forthcoming seventh model looks to be just around the corner.
BMC Name Changes
Created: March 30, 2012
The British Motor Corporation (BMC) was formed in 1952 by joining the Nuffield Organization (Morris, MG, Riley, and Wolseley) with the Austin Motor Company. It was during BMC’s reign that the Mini was designed and introduced.
MINI Coupe Performance Package from AC Schnitzer
Created: February 02, 2012
BMW Group tuning specialist AC Schnitzer has gotten a hold of a 2012 MINI Cooper Coupe and has wasted no time getting to know it personally.
MINI's clean slate in 2013, thanks to BMW
Created: January 27, 2012
BMW intends to share platforms and engines going forward And while we’ve known for some time the generalities of the plans, we’re starting to get a much a much better view of the future.
MINI brings a Diesel Countryman .. a Rumor?
Created: January 16, 2012
Since the moment the first MINI diesel was released in Europe, US MINI enthusiasts have been wondering when they could share in the diesel love. It would now appear that the answer is 2013
MINI Clubman Cargo Van revealed
Created: January 05, 2012
MINI intends on showing a cargo van version of the current Clubman in late February at the Geneva Motor Show.
Motorsport
TWINI TO BE FEATURED with PADDY HOPKIRK
Created: March 13, 2014
Featured at the Hopkirk Golden Jubilee is TWINI, the twin engine MINI Cooper race car specifically designed and built by Jacques Andres to win the 2014 25 Hours of Thunderhill endurance race hosted by the National Auto Sport Association and held each December at Thunderhill Raceway Park in Willows, CA.
Created: June 26, 2012
Garry Orton, Guy Griffith and Garry Grand have named their unbelievable sounding mission "Project 64", as they look to demonstrate to the world just how much power their modified Mini Cooper S possesses.
Arrive & Drive Contest featuring Phil Wicks!
Created: May 18, 2011
Mini Mania, Inc. announces its second annual Arrive & Drive contest! Enter to win a high performance driving class where we equip you with a race-prepared classic Mini or MINI Cooper S!
Cattaneo and Trinkler Third at Homestead
Created: April 26, 2011
Cattaneo, who had the ST pole there in 2010, put the MINI’s prowess in the infield to good use: she was in the top 15 by the end of her stint.
Cattaneo 11th at Barber Overcame Obstacles
Created: April 26, 2011
Cattaneo qualified eighth for the Barber 200, her best qualifying effort of the season, but the No. 198—sponsored by Cruise America, Thor Motor Coach, US LED and Pilot/Flying J Travel Centers—was sent to the back of the starting grid because of a data recorder malfunction.
Cattaneo drives at the Continental Tire Challenge
Created: April 26, 2011
Sarah Cattaneo will co-drive one of the team's Mini Coopers in the Street Tuner class during the 2010 GRAND-AM Continental Tire Sports Car Challenge season.
Denise - Mini Cooper S Autocross at Florida AirStrip
Created: April 21, 2011
The latest generation MINI Cooper from BMW makes a great autocross car!
16 year old Savannah Rickli sets sights on Indy
Created: April 21, 2011
16 year old Savannah Rickli sets sights on Indy LITTLETON - High school is often about figuring things out, whether it is the kind of friends you want, how not to look awkward, or your honors physics assignment.
Sarah Cattaneo Confident in her MINI
Created: April 18, 2011
When Automatic Racing and RSR Motorsports arrive at Barber Motorsports Park next week for round three of the GRAND-AM Continental Tire Sports Car Challenge Series, one driver in particular will be turning heads: Sarah Cattaneo!
Mini Cooper S Cabrio Review
Created: February 02, 2011
If you think the Mini Cooper S Cabrio is a hairdresser’s car, I suggest you book yourself in for a consultation with a shrink because this topless Mini is one hell of a drive.
Autoblog First Drive: 2011 MINI Cooper S
Created: December 07, 2010
We’re happy to report the 2011 Mini Cooper drives almost exactly like the 2010 Mini Cooper – no real surprise considering the limit of the changes. A boost in horsepower on standard models from 118 to 121 horsepower is nominal, but the Cooper S gets a bump to 181 ponies (up from 172), which can be felt when accelerating up a hill or on-ramp.
Created: July 31, 2009
MINI John Cooper Works ClubmanTo quote the legendary Sam Cooke completely out of context it’s been a long, a long time coming… But finally, the MINI John Cooper Works Clubman, complete with John Cooper Works Aerodynamic kit, has come.Early in 2008 we were first officially informed of the forthcoming...
Created: April 01, 2005
When MINI unleashed its supercharged Cooper S in 2002, it was a gift from the gods for hot hatch fans. With enough power to exploit the MINI chassis to the full, the model has been a storming success.
Created: July 18, 2001
A rave reception on the streets of Cardiff suggests the new Mini pushes all the right buttons. "This little car is going to sell its socks off," a colleague said as we buzzed a new Mini