We already posted worldwide MINI sales for December 2012 which included the full year 2012 sales. But MINI just released some more figures, including specific figures for the MINI Countryman and MINI Coupé and percentages by trim level. Note that the MINI Coupé sales comparison is for a full year 2012 versus just three months of 2011 (October [...]
MINI has released an updated version of its online press book called MINI John Cooper Works which covers all current aspects of the performance sub-brand. The electronic press book is available in English and German and contains over 100 pages of text, tables, and photographs. It covers all MINI JCW models including the forthcoming 2013 MINI JCW Paceman. The content is [...]
Now that the complete model year 2013 MINI family has emerged, we have updated our MINI colors page. There are several new colors for next year:
color Model(s) Blazing Red Metallic Countryman, Paceman Brilliant Copper Metallic Countryman, Paceman Starlight Blue Metallic Paceman Thunder Grey Metallic John Cooper Works GP
MINI divides the colors into [...]
DESIGN WITH BITE. THE NEW MINI PACEMAN.
There are some things you just have to have straight away, and once you’ve got your hands on them, you’ll never want to let them go. With its powerful lines and high-performance engines, the new MINI Paceman is one of those things – a masterful combination of [...]
MINI has released an online press book called MINI John Cooper Works which covers all current aspects of the performance sub-brand. The electronic press book is available in English and German and contains about 100 pages of text, tables, and photographs. It covers all MINI JCW models including the forthcoming 2013 MINI JCW GP and MINI JCW Countryman. The content is divided [...]
Now that the European specifications for the new MINI JCW GP have emerged, We thought we’d compare the figures with the original 2006 MINI GP. The 2013 MINI JCW GP is longer, but slightly less wide and a bit lower. The new version is 88 pounds (40 kg) [...]
MINI USA just released pricing and options changes for MY2013. The MINI Hardtop, Convertible, and Clubman increased by $200. The MINI Coupe has the smallest increase at $150. The MINI Roadster jumps up $1,200 but now includes the semi-automatic roof and rear wind deflector as standard equipment. Model year 2013 production in Oxford begins [...]
This summer, MINI USA is running a MINI Test Drive Takedown campaign which compares the six MINI models against their competitors. Here at the Library of Motoring we are going to do the same using published facts and figures. Today we have the first of the series.
In the back pages [...]
With the launch of the MINI Roadster last weekend, the MINI family expanded to six models. Each family member comes in various model levels. In a recent press release, BMW gave a figure for the total number of MINI variants:
The latest developments in the model range, which now comprises a total of 41 [...]
If you read our MINI USA Configurator updated with Roadster post earlier or used the Configurator, you saw the eight colors available on the Roadster. Unlike the MINI Coupe, the Roadster is not available in Laguna Green (or the Convertible colors Ice Blue, Laser Blue, Hot Chocolate, Velvet Silver, and Highclass Gray).
But if [...]