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...

8 MINI sightings in one day around Chicago

How much is too much? Obviously the MINI will always be somewhat rare compared to the VW Beetles of the world but our exclusivity as owners is slowly diminishing. Obviously this is...

Announcing The Chicago January MINI Drive!

When: Next Sunday the 26th of January at 8:00 am Where: The Highland House (located in Highland Park at the northeast side of Route 22 and Route 41). There is an entrance...

Photo of the Week (1.13.03)

This was taken during out December MINI drive as we were heading through Chicago (via Lakeshore Drive) on our way to the western suburbs. The fog was just lifting from the lake...

bridger.us/mini :::: new design launched

I officially launched the site last week but I can now say that the design and layout has been finally been finalized. Thanks for bearing with me during the changes. Many thanks...

Loaners at MINI Dealers…Coming Soon?

I’ve recently heard that Knauz MINI (of Lake Bluff, IL) will start offering actual MINI loaners in the coming months to owners with cars in the shop. Has anyone else heard of...