Watch Now: The Escape – BMW Films

Watch Now: The Escape – BMW Films
Last month we told you that BMW Films was bringing back its successful action series focused around a for hire driver played by Clive Owen, his driving abilities, and his machines. The first short film, The Escape, is available for you viewing pleasure below… We’re still crossing our fingers for a MINI cameo in an upcoming episode. Share This: Read More

Another MINI Cooper Police Vehicle Goes To Work

Another MINI Cooper Police Vehicle Goes To Work
The Livingston (TX) Police Department is latest law enforcement agency to add a MINI to its fleet. A 2014 MINI Cooper Clubman was recently seized and repurposed as a support vehicle for the department. The MINI Cooper police vehicle will be used for special events and community relations. Read More

Pork Pie: MINI Scores Another Movie Remake

Pork Pie: MINI Scores Another Movie Remake
Goodbye Pork Pie… Never heard of it? You’re probably not a fan New Zealand films. In 1981 director Geoff Murphy scored the island nation’s first large-scale hit with a high-speed, Mini packed, police chase film. New Zealand was at the height of the repressive Muldoon era and Pork Pie’s plucky irreverent heroes outwitting the bungling authorities (until the film’s dark conclusion) represented... Read More

Date Confirmed: 2017 MINI on the Mack

Date Confirmed: 2017 MINI on the Mack
So you have a MINI, you live in or around the US, and there’s no MINI Takes The States next summer. What will you do with your summer vacation? MINI on the Mack of course! Join thousands of other MINI owners as they return to the Upper Peninsula of Michigan. An official date is set, and once again, we’ll converge on Northern Michigan and... Read More

Teaser: MINI Hybrid Progress and the New Countryman

Teaser: MINI Hybrid Progress and the New Countryman
Back in May we told you that MINI was working on a plug-in Hybrid based on the upcoming Countryman based on small labeling we noticed on some cold weather testing spy shots that we shared. The topic of a MINI Hybrid was raised recently once again as several BMW executives passed on attending the Paris Motor Show to continue planning the future... Read More

Challenge: Survive 10+ Minutes Of MINI Carnage

Challenge: Survive 10+ Minutes Of MINI Carnage
For a moment, we thought this might be an interesting video; a colorful collection of MINIs. Spider-Man, and a mention of Lightning McQueen. We were wrong… very wrong. It was a hard fought battle, and now we challenge you to sit through this MINI carnage video. How long until you start shaking your head in frustration just wondering why it even... Read More

2017 MINI Cooper Loses Standard Driving Modes

2017 MINI Cooper Loses Standard Driving Modes
That MINI Show friend Trish Hunt recently contacted us asking about the lack of MINI Driving Modes in a dealership loaner vehicle. She was advised that the Sport Mode option we’ve become accustomed to would be removed from future vehicles. Like any MINI fan, she was understandably disappointed. This is a change that hasn’t gotten a lot of coverage considering that change is pretty minor.... Read More

Sport Auto Readers Pick MINI JCW Again

Sport Auto Readers Pick MINI JCW Again
German magazine “Sport Auto” readers, for the second year in a row, have voted the MINI John Cooper Works as the leader in the import-small car category. Topping others such as the Fiat Abarth and Honda’s Civic Type R with over 28% of the votes, the annual poll has taken place for 36 years. For 2016, 235 vehicles were eligible for... Read More