• BMW wins award for MINI Cooper S engine

    MINI repeats as winner for the VALVETRONIC turbocharged engine that powers the MINI Cooper S.  From BMW Group PressClub Global: Munich / Stuttgart.Unbeaten titleholders and triumphant newcomers have secured the BMW Group’s renewed pre-eminence at […]

  • Grassroots Motorsports: MINI Cooper Buyer’s Guide

    The December 2011 issue of Grassroots Motorsports magazine is out now and it contains a complete MINI Cooper buyer’s guide.  The article begins with a brief history of BMW’s acquisition of Mini to create the […]

  • collectible of the day: Product Selling Points (November 2004)

    When MINI USA wants to inform the dealerships of new products, the company issues Product Selling Points brochures.  This one from November 2004 covers two new products for the 2005 MINI Cooper S. Product Selling […]

  • MINI Cooper S vs. Citroën DS3 vs. Alfa Romeo MiTo

    Yet another comparison of the MINI Cooper S and the Citroen DS3, this time with the Alfa Romeo MiTo thrown in.  Unlike previous comparisons, the MINI doesn’t come out on top in Auto Express‘s tests. […]