Daily Archives: October 9, 2010


global MINI sales for September 2010

From BMW Group PressClub USA:

The MINI brand also increased its sales volume in September (+1.9%). With 25,222 (prev. yr. 24,760) deliveries, the brand reported its best September result ever. A major contributor was the new MINI Countryman which launched mid-month. The brand’s first crossover model has already been received by 1,760 customers. In the period up to and including September, 167,751 (prev. yr. 161,638 / +3.8%) MINI cars were delivered to customers all around the world.

September 2010 September 2009 change year-to-date 2010 year-to-date 2009 change
25,222 24,760 1.9% 167,751 161,638 3.8%

See all MINI sales worldwide by month.


collectible of the day: MINI COUNTRYMAN. BACKSTAGE. kit

MINI COUNTRYMAN. BACKSTAGE. kit

MINI COUNTRYMAN. BACKSTAGE. kit (open)

The “MINI COUNTRYMAN. BACKSTAGE.” kit contains a USB drive in the shape of a MINI key.  The USB drive contains:

  • Inspiration: Why the MINI Countryman is how it is.
  • From inception to adventure: MINI Countryman design sketches.
  • Spectacular performance: The first official film with driving scenes – here on air!
  • Never seen before: Making-of-spot of the driving scenes – from Barcelona in the Pyrenees!
  • Never seen before: Making-of-spot of the driving scenes – harshness test in ice and snow!
  • Center rail: Click, slide, amazement!
  • Shooting star: Video, photos, and text about the photo-shooting in Berlin!

The kits are available at dealerships in Germany and must be activated before use.