Mar 14th, 2015
Unlike the U.S., most automobiles in Europe sport a manual gearbox. Historically I’m not sure why this is the case, but it may have something to do with the price of gas and the fact that auto trannies used to be less fuel efficient than manuals. Or perhaps, it’s an item on the option list that European consumers always overlooked because they mostly get bottom-level cars with minimal features. If anyone knows, please enlighten me. continued →
Feb 22nd, 2015
Recently BMW opened the doors of its museum in Munich to the MINI brand and over 50 years of history. The result was a tour of some of Mini and MINI’s finest moments through an amazing collection of cars and historical artifacts. While we recently featured a gallery and even short BMW produced video, nothing we’ve shared has given you full access to the exhibit until now. continued →
Feb 20th, 2015
As a tribute to Best Motoring International, EVO UK has produced a thrilling and rather hilarious race between a 2006 GP, 2013 GP, R56 Challenge and F56 Challenge track cars. Click through to watch these seasoned drivers wrestle the most capable factory MINIs and MINI race cars around the Bedford Autodrome. continued →
Jan 18th, 2015
As we mentioned here and here, everything appears to indicate that 2015 will be MINI USA’s best year yet. With a great number of MINIs sold comes great responsibilities in educating news comers to the brand. To that extent, MINI USA has released a series of introduction videos to its MINI Financial Services. We’ve compiled a playlist of these clips for your viewing pleasure. continued →
Dec 14th, 2014
For your weeekend to be complete, MotoringFile recommends watching at least one MINI related video. Fortunately for you, we’ve got you covered. Our colleagues at EVO recently reviewed the F55 Cooper S and similar to the F56, the verdict is quite positive. 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 11th, 2014
While the covers have just been thrown off the new 2015 MINI JCW and MINI’s marketing blitz has already begun. In the JCW’s first video we find Tony Hawk and French rally driver Guerlain Chicherit (yes the car who attempted to break the long jump record in a MINI) racing around the streets of LA. Why is it important to watch? For one this is the first we’ve heard of the new car. And from what we get from the video, it would seem MINI has taken the exhaust tuning very seriously. Secondly this is the first time we’ve seen the new car in motion and driven in anger.
Click through and check it out. continued →