Official MINI USA Press Release: MINI USA reached a significant milestone in July: 200,000 MINIs have been sold in the U.S. since its launch in 2002. This is more than double the number of cars projected initially for the U.S. within this timeframe.

In July MINI USA reports sales of 4,069 automobiles, a strong increase of 15.3 percent, from the 3,528 cars sold in July 2006. Year-to-date, the division reports sales of 23,828 automobiles, an increase of 1.2 percent, compared to the 23,554 cars reported in the first seven months of 2006.