Daily Archives: March 25, 2010


MINI Takes the States 2010 announced

MINI Takes the States 2010 mapMINI USA has officially released the first announcement of MINI Takes the States 2010 including the dates of the main event.  According to MINITAKESTHESTATES.com, the main festival will take place in Denver on August 13-15, 2010.  Five nationwide rallies will begin in Atlanta, New York, Chicago, San Francisco, and Los Angeles but no further dates or details have been given yet.  Event registration will begin in mid-May.

You can watch for more details on the official MINI Takes the States website or on MINI USA’s Facebook page.


collectible of the day: MINI brochure (2002)

MINI brochure (2002)
Today we go back to 2002 for another launch-era MINI USA collectible.

Pictured is the first US MINI models brochure for the MINI Cooper and MINI Cooper S.  The thick, 26 page glossy brochure lists the features of the MINI Cooper and MINI Cooper S models with several fold-out pages and four translucent pages.

MINI colors shown: Jet Black, Chili Red, Liquid Yellow, Cosmos Black, Dark Silver, Pure Silver, British Racing Green, Silk Green, Electric Blue, Indi Blue.

The brochure is marked BRO 02-01.