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  • collectible of the day: MINI fun cars

    In Europe in 2003 or 2004, MINI sold these tiny die-cast MINIs measuring a little over an inch in length.  They could be purchased individually in Chili Red with a White roof or as a […]

  • collectible of the day: cookie cutters

    Here are the original MINI cookie cutters from MINI Germany.  The box includes three cookie cutters: a MINI side outline, a MINI logo, and a five-pointed star.  The line “LUST AUF MINI… …UNWIDERSTEHLICH!” roughly translates […]

  • welcome to the library of motoring 3.0

    I started the first Library of Motoring website on January 1, 2005 as a place to catalog MINI advertisements, brochures,  books, and magazines for fellow collectors.  That has continued through the years while adding on […]

  • global MINI sales for November 2009

    From BMW Group PressClub USA: MINI brand volumes were also considerably higher in November. With sales of 17,199 (prev. yr. 15,113) vehicles, deliveries rose 13.8%. For the year to the end of November a total […]