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

Recap: Paris Motor Show MINI News

Recap: Paris Motor Show MINI News
Paris Motor Show MINI If you missed our live stream and tweet from the Paris Motor Show MINI  Press Conference, here’s a wrap up of the event: There wasn’t much expected or planned for MINI considering that previous rumors indicated a majority of BMW and MINI executives were not going to be in attendance. Instead, they met in Germany to discuss... 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

New Tech Comes To MINI

New Tech Comes To MINI
Thanks to the keen eyes of That MINI Show friend, Brian Dallas, he noticed a new feature included in the Technology Package for the upcoming JCW Clubman; Wireless Device Charging. Only listed within the package, the description mentions that the system is only compatible with Qi approved devices. The Qi standard is only available on a limited selection of smart... Read More

Countryman… Clubman… Everyone Tests At the Nurburgring

Countryman… Clubman… Everyone Tests At the Nurburgring
Every auto enthusiast knows that when a manufacturer is ready to put its newest model through its paces, the Nurburgring is the place to go. The upcoming 2017 MINI Countryman has been spotted there on a few occasions recently. This time it was making laps along with the already available MINI Clubman. Both MINIs, especially the Clubman whose only disguised body panels are... Read More

JCW “Tuned” MINI In The California Canyons

JCW “Tuned” MINI In The California Canyons
Matt Farah from The Smoking Tire got his hands on a John Cooper Works 4 Door Hardtop, and took it to the twisties of Southern California to put it through its paces. The only problem? It wasn’t a  full JCW. The demo car he was testing was actually a 4 Door MINI Cooper S with the JCW exhaust/tuning kit. While... 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