Top Safety Pick For MINI Hardtop

Top Safety Pick For MINI Hardtop
The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety just released their 2017 Top Safety Pick ratings and MINI makes the list. This year a new rating has been added; Top Safety Pick+. The new label includes new testing on improved vehicle headlights. The standard halogen headlights on the MINI Hardtop did not meet the requirements. To qualify for 2017 TOP SAFETY PICK, a vehicle... Read More

JCW Rally Or DIY MINI Off-Roader: You Pick

JCW Rally Or DIY MINI Off-Roader: You Pick
If you follow MINI Motorsports, you might be familiar with the new MINI John Cooper Works Rally. The beast of an All4, the JCW Rally has been custom designed to take on the most challenging terrain. Untold hours of development, and engineering spent to create a competitive MINI off-roader. DIY MINI Off-Roader What if the team at BMW/MINI got it... Read More

MINIUSA Goes Dark – Halloween

MINIUSA Goes Dark – Halloween
Just in time for Halloween, MINIUSA took a walk on the wild side with this promo video featuring the conversion of an innocent looking MINI Cooper into an aggressive John Cooper Works beast.   The variety of available JCW parts is huge, but it’s going to take a bit more than a handful of off the shelf accessories to go from the... Read More

Own A Celebrity MINI – Pork Pie Could Be Yours

Own A Celebrity MINI – Pork Pie Could Be Yours
Last week we showed you the trailer for the remake of the Kiwi hit Goodbye Pork Pie. Featuring a Volcanic Orange F56, the film is scheduled for theaters in 2017. Only problem, the production is in need of a little extra cash to finish on time. In response, they’ve put the “hero car”, the one not used in stunts, or... 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

BMW Group – 2016 Paris Motor Show

BMW Group – 2016 Paris Motor Show
BMW Group from the 2016 Paris Motor Show September 29, 2016 6:45 AM Eastern 3:45 AM Pacific UPDATE: The live stream has ended, we will update this page with the recorded event when it becomes available along with a full Paris recap. Follow our live tweets using #MINIParis2016 below. #MINIParis2016 Tweets Share This: Read More

Solution Offered For Inadvertent MINI Tailgate Opening

Solution Offered For Inadvertent MINI Tailgate Opening
They could potentially hit a person or vehicle that may have pulled up a little too close behind... MINI has a solution, and it can be completed with a fairly simple software modification by your local MINI dealership. Read More

B&B Automobiltechnik – Another 300HP John Cooper Works Kit

B&B Automobiltechnik – Another 300HP John Cooper Works Kit
A little over a month ago, we showed you the Manhart Performance F300, a kitted out, largely modified MINI F56 complete with custom interior, wheels and suspension. A beautiful car for sure, but Manhart is no longer the only performance shop ready to boost your new JCW to 300HP. B&B Automobiltechnik, a second German shop is ready to take your MINI JCW to the... Read More