Feb 18th, 2015
Last year MINI showed us the thinly vieled Clubman concept that gave us an excellent view of the 2016 model. The new Clubman will be the largest MINI to date and feature a full six doors (four full doors plus two barn doors). It will also have a number of features not seen on MINIs to date including a patented BMW aero technology called “Air Curtain.” Together with the “Air Breather” the system reduces drag on the bodyshell in a very simple, but extremely effective way.
Feb 2nd, 2015
It took us some time, but our interview with David Duncan and Chris Potgieter is finally available! One quick disclaimer before you listen. Because the new JCW was the focus of this year’s NAIAS, we didn’t have a chance to ask all the questions that were submitted on MotoringFile. We are truly sorry for that, but rest assured that these questions are not lost, and we will do our best to answer them in the coming months. There’s also some bonus content at the end of the recording for any BMW fans out there. Enjoy!
Jan 12th, 2015
Follow-us both at MotoringFile on Instagram as the MF crew braves the cold of Detroit and all that is NAIAS press days Monday and Tuesday. We’ll not only be at the MINI stand exploring the new JCW and Superleggera concept but bringing you the best of the rest of the show as it unfolds. For the full feed follow us on Instagram. Clock through for the web gallery. continued →
Jan 5th, 2015
As you already know, MotoringFile and White Roof Radio will attend the 2015 North American International Auto Show in Detroit next week. MINI USA Execs (David Duncan – Vice President, Chris Potgieter – Product Manager, Lee Nadler – Marketing Communication Manager) have been kind enough to allocate 30 minutes of their time each to talk to us on everything MINI. Thanks to your comments we already have a number of interesting questions lined-up for them to answer. If there’s anything else you would like us to ask, now’s the time to speak up. Head over to the comment section to do so.
Jan 4th, 2015
2015 will be the first of the JCW. Not only is MINI releasing the factory F56 JCW but the brand is also unleashing a large collection of aftermarket accessories meant for most MINIs. Here’s an early look a the range after the break. continued →
Dec 19th, 2014
Remember that MF will be at NAIAS in full force talking with MINI executives and detailing the new JCW. If there’s anything you want to know from MINI and about the new JCW, let us know here.
Official Release: One year after the US premiere of the new MINI, the British premium manufacturer presents another spectacular addition to the model range at the 2015 North American International Auto Show (NAIAS) in Detroit. The new MINI John Cooper Works is raring to go and now sees its world premiere at the Mecca of the US automotive industry. This model takes hallmark MINI driving fun – already intensified in the latest generation – to a level of irresistible racing passion. A particularly powerful turbo engine, suspension technology precisely attuned to the race track and an aerodynamically optimised body design give the new MINI John Cooper Works outstanding performance properties. continued →
Dec 18th, 2014
This is that time of the year again! In less than a month, MotoringFile and White Roof Radio will rendez-vous at the 2015 North American International Auto Show in Detroit. This will give us a chance to sit down with MINI USA Executives (David Duncan – Vice President, Chris Potgieter – Product Manager, Lee Nadler – Marketing Communication Manager) and getting up to speed on all things MINI for the US market, but more specifically on anything related to the F56 John Cooper Works. So we’re opening it up to you. Have questions about the new JCW? Want to know the status of the upcoming Clubman and Convertible? How about suggestions for the current range? Diesels? Hybrids? Superleggera? Rocketman? Let’s hear all the questions you want us to ask in the comments below.