Seven Extraordinary Lives and a Shuttle Lost

Here is a good selection of links put together by Dave Winer on his weblog Scripting News about todays tragedy. Heres an animated radar image (2mb) over Texas this morning. (thanks Tom...

The MINI Cooper RS?

There's been several people recently that claim to have heard information on the new Cooper RS. The rumor is that it'll be a car that MINI produces in house and will have...

New MINI Options Coming Soon?

The buzz over at mini2.com is that there will be a couple new options and add-ons in the UK available in late February and March. Whether or not these will be factory...

The January Drive Photos

You can see the rest here. Thanks everyone for such a great drive. I can’t wait for the temp to hit double digits for our next one! Enjoy.

The New MINI designer speaks

New MINI designer (now Ferrari/Maserati head designer) Frank Stephenson has an interview in this weeks Autoweek. Among the things he touched on was the process for the design conception of the new...

Chicago Drive Update

While it looks as if there might be a slight dusting of snow tonight by no means will that keep us from the drive. We’ll still be meeting at 8 and plan...

New Mini Car Market Set to Emerge in U.S.

“Could Detroit be on the verge of falling behind the curve in another hot new market segment? The answer should come in short order, as offshore-based auto makers begin to bring some...

The MINI Cooper Wooden Dash:

I’ve heard this is going to be an option on the EU MINI soon and possibly the US. In my mind it seems that the curve of the dash makes the wood...