May 26th, 2013
Our man on the the Vienna streets Kurt Heiden gives us an inside look at the Roberto Cavalli MINI Paceman. It’s a one-off design that features some ultra exclusive treatments that making this MINI incredibly unique. And the best part of course is that it’s a car that is auctioned off for AIDS charities. Check out the full press release and our own photo gallery after the break. continued →
Jan 24th, 2013
Today MINI is announcing it’s next MINI Yours special edition – the Clubman Bond Street. Additionally MINI has revised the Hyde Park edition with similar higher paintwork. Look for both to debut at Geneva and be on sale worldwide in the Spring.
Official Release: While fashion statements come and go, authentic style is here for the duration. As a one-off in the premium small car segment, the MINI has cemented its place in the street scene of modern cities in inimitable style. And now the British brand is poised to unveil the MINI Clubman Bond Street design model – and deliver an eye-catching statement of signature charisma and premium quality in the process. Generously equipped and with a searching eye for detail, this is a MINI tailor-made for style-conscious customers of the particularly discerning variety. The MINI Clubman Bond Street will step out for the first time to a public audience at the International Geneva Motor Show in March 2013. continued →
Apr 19th, 2012
MINI’s latest special editions are all about classic British style – just in time for the London Olympics. Look for them to be available worldwide later this summer.
[Official Release] As MINI defines the streetscape, so the Royal Parks in the heart of London define the structure and rhythm of life of an entire city. For centuries they have constituted vital oases amid the hustle and bustle of the English capital. Now the championing of British tradition and lifestyle can be expressed in particularly stylish fashion courtesy of the design models MINI Hyde Park and MINI Green Park, whose exclusive colour combinations and trim levels lend them an appeal that is at once classic and sporty. Yet again MINI strikes attractive individual notes with these eye-catching characters on wheels who are ready to unleash their impact amid the urban traffic of other big cities as well. continued →
Mar 31st, 2012
In the past two years, MINI has come back to racing in a big way. With several WRC podium finishes last year and a dominating win of this year’s Dakar Rally, MINI has made its re-entry into motorsports in a big way. I say re-entry because MINI made a name for itself in Rally racing nearly 50 years ago when it took the Monte Carlo not once, not twice, but three times. To MINI fans it’s a familiar story and along with it is a familiar name: Rauno Aaltonen — the man behind the wheel. continued →
Feb 2nd, 2012
We’re getting up to our contrasting roof in MINI special editions these days. The latest is the Highgate Convertible. Like its special edition siblings, it’s named for a London neighborhood and it’s playing a big role in the build up to the 2012 London Olympics — where BMW and MINI will be major sponsors. This new Highgate Convertible features exclusive paint and soft-top colors, unique wheels and special interior touches. Check after the break for the full release and gallery. continued →
Jan 19th, 2012
Today we have two new special edition MINIs named for iconic London neighborhoods. As part of the pre-Olympic push, MINI has released the Baker Street and the Bayswater as their latest MINI Yours special editions. Following in the tire treads of the Hampton and Soho MINIs, both cars feature exclusive interior and exterior details you won’t find on stock MINIs at your local dealer. continued →
Oct 20th, 2011
UK-based AutoCar has some spy shots of a particularly interesting MINI Countryman apparently in the hands of WRC specialists Prodrive. The rumored details are particularly interesting. continued →