Daily Archives: April 3, 2011


MINI USA sales for March 2011

MINI USA sales for March 2011

From BMW Group PressClub USA:

MINI USA reported sales of 6,087 automobiles making it the best March and the 2nd best sales month ever in the U.S.  March 2011 sales are an increase of 68.6% over the 3,610 sold in March, 2010.

Year-to-date, MINI sales in the U.S. are up 41.4% on volume of 12,341  compared to 8,728 in the first three months of 2010.

March 2011 March 2010 change year-to-date 2011 year-to-date 2010 change
6,087 3,610 68.6% 12,341 8,728 41.4%

See MINI sales in the USA by month.


MINI wins its first rally

Andrea Navarra at Rally dell'Adriatico

photo: Massimo Bettiol - rallylink.it

From RallyBuzz:

Andrea Navarra has scored the first win for the new MINI John Cooper Works S2000 by taking victory on Rally dell’Adriatico.

Navarra led the opening round of the 2011 Italian gravel rally championship (TRT) from start to finish in the Prodrive-built, Grifone-run MINI Countryman RRC (30mm restrictor).

Andreas Mikkelsen finished 12.6 seconds behind in the Skoda Italia-entered Fabia S2000, while veteran Andrea Aghini was third with the Peugeot Italia – Racing Lions-run 207 S2000.

Read the article and see the results at Navarra takes MINI John Cooper Works S2000’s first rally win.