Daily Archives: January 4, 2011


Auto Express: MINI takes it to the MAX in 2011

Auto Express: MINI city carA new article from Auto Express covers all of the new concepts and forthcoming models from MINI: MINI Paceman Concept, MINI Roadster Concept, MINI Beachcomber Concept, MINI Scooter E Concept, MINI Countryman Dakar entry, MINI Countryman WRC, MINI Coupé Concept, and MINI “Minor” (the city car).

Responding to new market demands, the current MINI hatch, Clubman and Countryman will be joined by two new production cars, three concepts which preview production certain models and an electric scooter!

What’s more, the firm makes its return to the WRC with a rally-prepared Countryman, and as you read this, MINI’s rally-raid car will be taking to the stages in South America on this year’s Dakar rally.

Read the article MINI takes it to the MAX in 2011.


MINI USA sales for December 2010

From BMW Group PressClub USA:

MINI USA reported sales of 4,320 automobiles in December, an increase of 23.8 percent from the 3,489 in December 2009, making it the most successful December ever for MINI in the USA.  For the year 2010, MINI reported sales of 45,644, an increase of 0.9 percent from the 45,225 sold in 2009.

December 2010 December 2009 change year 2010 year 2009 change
4,320 3,489 23.8% 45,644 45,225 0.9%

See MINI sales in the USA by month.