Today we have the final items in our October MOTOR-TOBER series.
From 2009 come these two clever MOTOR-TOBER posters sent to MINI dealerships to promote the month-long MOTOR-TOBER event.
Above left is the “BOO.” poster with a MINI Cooper dressed in a sheet as a ghost. The poster [...]
The MINI has been a popular brand for slot car makers. Scalextric is one of the most popular slot car manufacturers in the world. They have sold many slot car MINIs over the years since the MINI was introduced.
Today we have the Scalextric MINI Challenge slot car from the UK from mid-2009. It’s a [...]
New MINI Style Magazine Vol. 8
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Japan has been a big market for MINI going back to the classic Mini days. Sales to Japan helped keep the Mini going during the 1980s when sales elsewhere declined. Japan probably has more MINI magazines than any other country. We [...]
The MINI Countryman has been on (and possibly off) European streets for more than a month. MINI just announced an Off-Road Design Kit for the new model. Translated from the MINI.de website:
The MINI Countryman is already well equipped for sticks and stones, rain and snow. The powerful [...]
MINI United 2005 (the original one) began five years ago today and ran from October 28-20, 2005 in Misano, Italy.
This colorful MINI United 2005 badge and lanyard was distributed to attendees.
See the previously featured MINI United 2005 items: CD, flashlight, and bag.
LET’S SHOW THE WORLD WHAT MAKES US DIFFERENT. Let’s give our handling a name. Let’s call it go-kart-like. Let’s call it hair-pin ready. Let’s call it turndiculous. Let’s call it “whiptastic.” Let’s trademark it pronto. Let’s stick it on the boot. Let’s whip it. Let’s whip it good. LET’S MOTOR.™
Today we have another [...]
Auto Express has a video comparison of the MINI Cooper versus the new Audi A1 in the UK.
Read the accompanying article Audi A1 vs MINI video review.
MINI USA offered this MINI TAKES THE STATES 2010 lapel pin for sale at each of the events.
The tiny metal lapel pin features the MTTS 2010 logo with the slogan “THE RALLY IS ON”.
The lapel pin price was $3.00. The part number is 82 11 0 494 752.
See more MINI Takes [...]
Today we have the fifth item in our series of “MOTOR-TOBER” collectibles.
Shown above is the MOTOR-TOBER ’07 sticker. The glossy sticker measures 6″ wide by 2.5″ high.
See other MOTOR-TOBER collectibles.
We have previously featured the two current MINI bulldogs: the Standing Plush Bulldog with Jacket from MINI MotoringGear in the US and the Bulldog Soft Toy from the MINI Lifestyle Shop in Europe.
Today we feature the original MINI Bulldog from the MotoringGear 2003 collection. The original plush bulldog wears a MINI collar only. [...]