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MINI Countryman

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...

BMW adds South American plant, first car produced

Oct 10, 2014

BMW Group has today celebrated assembling its first car at its new assembly plant in Araquari, Brazil. The facility is also set to get a new body shop and paint shop, due to be constructed...

2015 MINI Countryman revealed, Cooper S more powerful

Apr 17, 2014

The updated MINI Countryman has been revealed, sporting minor styling revisions and some updated interior details. The Cooper S variant is also more powerful and quicker. While the new MINI Cooper is an all-new model...

2014 MINI Countryman Cooper S review (video)

Apr 09, 2014

There's no doubting the super-sticky, go-kart-like grip and all-round enjoyment of the MINI Cooper S, but what if you have a family and need more seats and a usable boot? This is MINI's solution....

Guerlain Chicherit face-plants world record attempt (video)

Mar 21, 2014

Remember the announcement last week that rally driver Guerlain Chicherit was going to attempt a world-record car jump over the weekend? Things didn’t quite go according to plan. Things weren’t going smoothly from day one....

Guerlain Chicherit to break car jump world record

Mar 16, 2014

Rally driver Guerlain Chicherit is planning to break the world record for the longest ever car jump today, driving a specially prepared MINI Countryman rally car. The stunt is being put together by Toyo Tyres...

MINI Australia now offers complete JCW range

Jul 17, 2013

MINI Australia is excited to announce its full range of vehicles are now available in high performance John Cooper Works form. This includes all seven of its current models; the Cooper, Coupe, Clubman, Cabriolet, Roadster,...

MINI JCW Countryman ALL4 ‘Dakar’ edition announced

Mar 04, 2013

For those of you who have always wanted to compete in the famous Dakar Rally, MINI is announcing a special edition model in France which brings you a touch closer to that dream. Called the...

MINI ALL4 Racing wins 2013 Dakar Rally for second year

Jan 21, 2013

The privately entered MINI ALL4 driven by Stephane Peterhansel and Jean-Paul Cottret, of Monster Energy X-raid Team, has crossed the finish line first in the famously arduous Dakar Rally for the second-year running. With an...

Video: MINI Countryman attempts first-ever unassisted backflip

Jan 08, 2013

Not happy with the stunt itself, MINI and stunt driver Guerlain Chicherit decided a better thing to do would be to attempt a backflip, unassisted, using only the accelerator and brakes. It sounds very tricky,...

MINI exits World Rally Championship at the end of 2012

Oct 13, 2012

After just one and a half years in the sport, MINI has announced it is exiting the World Rally Championship (WRC) at the end of the 2012 season. MINI Countryman WRC cars will still compete...

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