Daily Archives: February 9, 2010


global MINI sales for January 2010

From BMW Group PressClub USA:

The MINI brand also saw a substantial increase in sales volumes in the month under review. With 12,181 (prev. yr. 10,120) units sold, 20.4% more vehicles were delivered. Volumes increased for all three model series. In January 1,191 (+510.8% / prev. yr. 195) MINI Convertibles were delivered to customers. The MINI Clubman was sold to 2,003 customers last month (+5.2% / prev. yr. 1,904), while the MINI recorded 8,987 deliveries worldwide (+12.0% / prev. yr. 8,021).

January 2010 January 2009 change year-to-date 2010 year-to-date 2009 change
12,181 10,120 20.4% 12,181 10,120 20.4%

See all MINI sales worldwide by month.


collectible of the day: Cliffs Notes on MINI Standard Features

Cliffs Notes of MINI Standard Features
CLIFFS NOTES on
MINI STANDARD FEATURES

A 12 page CliffsNotes summary of the MINI including Rally Features, Go-Kart Handling, You-ification Features, Additional Features, and Review Questions. Written by J. Scott Ambrose, Editor, Motoring Quarterly and Dustin W. Ballard, Professor of Motoring.

The ad insert can be found in these magazine issues:

  • Maxim.
  • Men’s Health.
  • Movieline’s Hollywood Life. July/August 2004. (between pages 32 & 33)
  • Spin. Vol. 20, No. 8. August 2004. (between pages 60 & 61)

website: R53 MINI Cooper S link archive

If you have an first-generation MINI Cooper S (R53) and need an index of websites about your MINI, take a look at SooperCooperinfo.com.  Website links are grouped into categories such as Brakes, Electrical, Oil Change, Wheels, and many more.  Within each category, links are listed by keywords (phrases, actually).  Links point to many popular MINI blogs, forums, and vendors.

You can also follow them on Twitter.