MINI Countryman

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...

MINI Paceman revealed online in leaked images

Sep 08, 2012

The all-new MINI Paceman has been revealed in all its glory. These images, showing, seemingly, a production model in full, were recently leaked online through MINI enthusiast website Motoringfile. The Paceman will be the latest...

MINI Paceman name to be retained for new coupe – report

Jul 07, 2012

MINI has apparently locked in the Paceman name for the upcoming two-door version of the Countryman compact SUV. The coupe was previously going to be called the Countryman Coupe. According to a recent Car and...

MINI John Cooper Works Countryman in Australia late-2012

Feb 29, 2012

MINI has revealed the new MINI John Cooper Works Countryman ahead of its 2012 Geneva Motor Show debut. This is the hot version of the compact off-roader, and is the first JCW to come with...

MINI ALL4 Racing X-raid wins 2012 Rally Dakar

Jan 18, 2012

A MINI ALL4 Racing has won the 2012 Rally Dakar with a time of 38 hours, 54 minutes, and 46 seconds. It was driven by Stephane Peterhansel and co-driver Jean-Paul Cottret. After 14 torturous stages,...

2012 MINI Countryman JCW teasers revealed

Dec 14, 2011

MINI is set to unveil the all-new MINI Countryman JCW (John Cooper Works) edition at the 2012 Geneva Motor Show in March. The company has released these first preview images as a tease. The MINI...

Prodrive MINI Countryman for the road planned – report

Oct 20, 2011

Motorsport engineering experts at Prodrive are working on a Prodrive MINI Countryman which will offer big revisions and enhancements in visuals and driving performance, as well as handling characteristics over the standard Countryman S. The...

Video: MINI Countryman WRC car review

Sep 08, 2011

EVO magazine in the UK has posted up a MINI Countryman WRC car review video onto its YouTube channel. The new MINI Country WRC car will compete in the rest of 2011 World Rally Championship...