Street Tuner Racing Season Begins – The Roar 2017

Street Tuner Racing Season Begins – The Roar 2017
  As usual, the Continental Tire SportsCar Challenge (CTSC) is taking advantage of Florida’s mild weather in Daytona. The Roar Before The 24 is the only sanctioned opportunity for IMSA teams to get on track before the season. In CTSC racing this brings Grand Sport and Street Tuner cars to Daytona International Speedway just weeks before their first event at the same... Read More

New Countryman Getting Closer – Spotted In LA

New Countryman Getting Closer – Spotted In LA
A sharp eyed MINI owner recently captured the next generation Countryman cruising on the Southern California highways still decked out in its camouflaging wrap. The shot of the rear shows more detail (especially along the lower side panels) than we’ve seen before, but some of that may be added to camouflage the finished lines of MINI’s largest vehicle. What do you think about... 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

Hybrid Countryman Confirmed

Hybrid Countryman Confirmed
German Auto Bild recently published a short video of what looks like the 2017 MINI Countryman enjoying some cold weather testing laps in a place most of us probably wouldn’t want to be stuck spending too much time. Upon close examination, the video actually shows two different vehicles draped in yellow camouflage. The first has no lettering on the rear or side and no... Read More

New Spy Shots – 2017 MINI Countryman

New Spy Shots – 2017 MINI Countryman
autoevolution.com has again published photos of an upcoming MINI Countryman in camouflage. This time doing hot laps in another mule test car. Based on the huge air intakes on the front end, it’s assumed that this is a John Cooper Works variant, and not likely the hybrid version that has been rumored. Check out the earlier test shots of another future MINI Countryman in... Read More