Jan 28th, 2015
Although most of the readers here on MotoringFile likely own or are reading about the modern MINI, we hold a special place for the car that started the craze, the classic Mini. One site which purveys modern experiences of classic automobiles tastefully is Petrolicious. Petrolicious is no stranger to stories of classic Minis (A Mini Gives You Instant Rockstar Status) and has even been guest featured on White Roof Radio. We would like to bring you to a beautiful infograph which Petrolicious created with insights into the Classic Mini. continued →
Dec 13th, 2014
Few things are more disturbing than seeing a Government agency abusing its power and then flaunting it. Except seeing a perfectly good classic Mini get destroyed for no reason. And when those two things come together in one horrendous video. Well it makes for a pretty sad day.
Dec 3rd, 2014
MotoringFile recently provided you the official press release for an exciting MINI exhibit at the BMW Museum: The MINI Story. The exhibit just opened on November 27, 2014 and Autocar has provided highlights and a gallery of photographs. The exhibit includes classic Minis, design studies for the modern MINI in addition to concepts that latter became production vehicles such as the Clubman and Countryman. continued →
Sep 11th, 2014
Petrolicious, one of our favorite automotive video publishers has finally seen the light and has found the classic Mini. And in classic Petrolicious fashion, they will make you fall in love with the idea of owning a classic Mini. Click through and enjoy. continued →
Jul 22nd, 2014
We brought you this news previously but today MINI officially takes the wraps off of the set in their official press release and photos. And if you’re wondering, yes this is 2014’s perfect holiday gift for the MINI fan.
Official Release: The creative use of space has always been its strength. Now the classic Mini is presented in an entirely new format. The LEGO Group is expanding the fleet of its product series Creator Expert to include the original from Great Britain. As of August 2014, a classic Mini will be available as a 1,077-part LEGO set, providing authentic building and driving fun for all fans of the popular LEGO bricks and the legendary small car. continued →
Jul 10th, 2014
For the first time ever, this weekend Minis of all eras will gather for the Oulton Park Festival to celebrate the Mini brand and its history with a full day of festivities. The fun starts in Oulton Park, U.K. just southeast of Liverpool Saturday, July 12 and runs all day.
Jul 3rd, 2014
Car buying has evolved significantly in the past decade, even since the MINI as we know it came into being. Yet one thing remains the same, the cars still have to be sold. MINI holds training sessions for its dealers to this day, but the chaps at Jalopnik found this highly entertaining training video talking all about the fine points of what made a Mini the car to buy in 1978.