MINI Unveils Superleggera Vision Concept
On the eve of the Concorso d’Eleganza Villa d’Este on Lake Como in Italy, MINI unveiled its Superleggera Vision, the first formal collaboration between the brand that loves to motor and the legendary Italian coach-building firm Touring Superleggera...
Test Drive: 2014 Mini Cooper Hardtop
by Davis Adams “These bright colors are so hard to manufacture, and we didn’t want a trendy yellow," explains Annette Baumeister, leader of the color and trim engineering team at Mini's Munich office. She’s particularly proud of the Volcanic Orange...
Since its debut at the Geneva Motor Show, the general public hasn't had a chance to see and be touched by the new Mini Countryman, the first "big" Mini. But during Milan Design Week, the new car is taking center stage with a series of events, installations...
Airstream x MINI Cooper S Clubman x Republic of Fritz Hansen
For someone like myself who grew up traveling in converted buses, this new Republic of Fritz Hansen-designed Airstream and coordinating modified MINI Cooper S Clubman doesn't look exactly practical, but it does look dreamy. At 6.8 meters long...
MINI Clubman: The Other View
Flashmobs might be so five years ago, but MINI's latest campaign to promote the new Clubman, (i.e. "the other mini"), adopts the concept for an online series of videos. Starting tomorrow, 28 September 2007, at 4pm BST, they will release a weekly 15...
Mini Cooper Clubman
Similar in looks and configuration to the Mini Traveller concept car, an all-new addition to the Mini range, the Clubman hits international streets this November. New proportions and a style reminiscent of the past distinguish this "stretched...
MINI The Book
MINI The Book is a look at history through the eyes of the Mini Cooper since its iconic birth in 1959. Since its creation the Mini has inspired generations with its practicality, sensibility and personality. The passion generated by its owners and...
MINI Motorby Billboard
MINI of BMW is using advanced technology to communicate directly with drivers through talking billboards called MINI Motorby. Instead of seeing billboards with the same mind-numbing casino ad, these boards feature a changing array of unique, personal...
MINI White Rabbit
To celebrate the MINI Cooper and its British heritage UK agency Profero created a Follow the White Rabbit banner ad campaign. Starting on sites like Urban Junkies click-thrus on the MINI banner ad take you on a fascinating random tour of British culture...
Mary Lou Pavlovic
Originally inspired by her reaction to the UK punk culture of the 1980s, Australian artist Mary Lou Pavlovic created a "Facist" series covering work boots in what looks like multicolored candy decor. She has since gone on to realize ballet...
Freestyle MINI Game
If you're looking for a little diversion with your Sprint mobile phone, you'll soon be able to download the Freestyle MINI handheld game. Unlike real life as well as Grand Theft Auto and Outrun!, players are rewarded by obeying speed limits...
Mini Concept Tokyo
Mini Traveller concept shown at the Frankfurt Auto Show was created as a tribute to the original 1960 Traveller. It's a good looking consideration for how to evolve a Mini to be a better schlepper. Yesterday, at the Tokyo Auto Show, Mini presented...
ICFF Preview: Bisazza Mini Cooper
Bisazza, the mosaic tile masters, have been touring a series of tile covered Mini Coopers. Their next stop? ICFF next week here in NYC. Check out Mini2 for some more press shots.
Illustrated Mini Cooper
Remember the Mini Cooper Convertible we all can't wait to get our hands on? It has a choice of twelve exterior colors, three hood colors, eight potential dash colors, and nine interior trim options. That's darn customizable--but now you can...
Mini Cooper Convertible
The Mini Cooper Convertible is about ready to ship, just in time for, um, Fall. Aside from the redesigned dash I flipping off Hummers in your neighborhood soon.
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Mini has just announced the Cooper Convertible. There are lots of pictures over at Mini2 , as well as a copy of the press release . It's pretty cute, but something about the design just isn't doing it for me. Maybe it's the color of the model. When...