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Confirmed: Electric MINI 3 Door coming in 2019, BMW X3 EV in 2020

Jul 26, 2017

BMW Group has confirmed some of its electric vehicle plans for the near future, with an electric three-door MINI to be first off the ranks and then an electric X3. The German company has invested...

Top 10 electric cars coming to Australia between 2018-2020

Apr 14, 2017

The future that we didn’t expect ten years ago is now. The proliferation of electric cars such as the Tesla Model S has sent shock waves through the auto industry, and there is barely a...

Mini Cooper Remastered by David Brown Automotive

Apr 09, 2017

If, like many others, you find the current MINI has bloated out to a caricature of its former self and lacks authenticity, but still want a modern car, David Brown Automotive may have the solution...

Mini Cooper S gets quad throttle-body conversion (video)

Mar 16, 2017

In the world of automotive sounds, the inline-four cylinder doesn’t usually rank near the top. The harmonics of a straight-six, V12, V8 or even an inline-three are generally sweeter to the human ear than the...

Electric MINI could be built in Germany, due to Brexit – report

Feb 28, 2017

According to German publication Handelsblatt, the electric MINI Cooper, due in 2019, might not be built in Britain but may in fact be built in the fatherland by BMW. The report suggests that initial plans...

For Sale: Mini Cooper with Honda B16 engine conversion

Feb 25, 2017

Today’s Cool Find comes from the US of A. It’s a 1972 Austin Mini with a Honda VTEC engine inside. The VTEC engine in question is not the grand daddy F20 normally seen in the...

Classic Mini Cooper body shells being reproduced for fans

Feb 17, 2017

Deciding to restore a classic car can be a difficult process. Oft-times you’ll go from wrecker to wrecker, only to find the dreaded tin worm has taken a hold on most candidates. Well if your...

Top 10 most innovative small cars of all time

Feb 15, 2017

Once upon a time small cars were known for being spartan and threadbare contraptions, with little to no comforts or features. Because profit margins are usually higher on larger cars, automakers can rarely afford to...

MINI Cooper laps Nurburgring on two wheels for record (video)

Nov 04, 2016

A MINI has taken out a very unique Nurburgring record overnight after a driver managed to navigate the infamous circuit on just two wheels. That’s right. Chinese stuntman Han Yue piloted a MINI Cooper hatchback...

2017 MINI Countryman unveiled, the largest model yet

Oct 28, 2016

MINI’s all-new Countryman SUV has hit the web, with a November debut planned for the UKL-based crossover at the Los Angeles Motor Show. Substantially bigger than the model it replaces, it is 200mm longer, 30mm...

MINI ready to launch its first plug-in hybrid, based on Countryman

Oct 17, 2016

Executives at MINI have previewed advances in the realm of plug-in hybrid technology, with the first hybrid model from MINI getting ready to enter the lineup in the near future. MINI says the “series development...

2018 BMW X3 ‘G01’ getting EV variant, EV MINI planned – report

Oct 04, 2016

BMW is planning to release a fully-electric variant of the upcoming ‘G01’ X3 mid-size SUV, as well as an electric MINI variant by 2021, an overseas report has revealed. The news comes following revelations that...

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