Daily Archives: March 23, 2011


Automobile: 2011 MINI Cooper S Countryman ALL4 review

2011 MINI Cooper S Countryman ALL4
This review by Automobile seems late in coming, with the MINI Countryman out for several months now and winter being over.  The article actually contains four reviews by four different editors.  Of course there were mixed opinions: some loved the small SUV and some wondered if MINI went too far.

It doesn’t take a marketing genius to recognize the inherent risk in adding a crossover to a brand called “Mini.” Indeed, a high-riding, Austrian-built four-wheel-drive vehicle sounds like a quick and easy way to pour a decade’s worth of brand equity down the drain. However, the Countryman is a triumph of strong execution over questionable judgment, which is a fancy way of saying it’s really nice.

Read the Automobile article REVIEWS: 2011 Mini Cooper S Countryman ALL4.


MINI Approved Tires brochure

MINI Approved Tires brochure
SO… YOU REALLY THINK YOU CAN REPLACE ME WITH SOME CHEAP IMITATION?

Shown is the newest MINI brochure for the MINI owner. The MINI Approved Tires brochure is a large, stapled brochure measuring 9″ x 9″ with 13 pages.

The brochure covers these topics:

  • MINI Approved Tires
  • MINI Approved Run-Flat Tires
  • MINI Approved Winter Tires
  • MINI Approved All-Season Tires
  • MINI Approved Performance Tires
  • The Writing is on the Wall
  • MINI Approved Tires 101

The MINI USA catalog number is MTC-01.