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Tag: MINI

The original Mini was released in 1959 and was produced until 2000. The first new-generation Mini was released in 2001, and the current model in 2007. Since then, the range has expanded to include Clubman, Cabriolet, Roadster, Coupe, Countryman, Paceman and 5-door hatch models.

Vauxhall Corsa - the country's best-selling car in September 2019 | The Car Expert

Britain’s best-selling cars – September 2019

March and September usually bring big shifts to the new car registration results, and last month was no different. We take a look at the ten best sellers.
2019 Mini Clubman Cooper S new car ratings and reviews | The Car Expert

Mini Clubman

74 %
The Mini Clubman has received generally positive scores from the UK motoring media, with fairly similar scoring for the Top-spec JCW model.
Mini CLubman John Cooper Works test drive 2019 | The Car Expert

Mini Clubman John Cooper Works test drive

The Mini Clubman John Cooper Works is a unique proposition — a small family car with estate-like looks, genuine character and hot hatch performance.
Mini Electric | The Car Expert

New Mini Electric launched at Oxford factory

The Mini Electric, the company's first fully-electric model, has been unveiled at the car-maker’s Oxford factory.
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Britain’s best-selling cars – June 2019

June was a hot month for hatches, with nine of the top ten models being hatchbacks. Here are the ten best-selling cars in the UK for June 2019.
Mini John Cooper Works GP prototype | The Car Expert

Mini teases upcoming John Cooper Works GP model

Mini teased its new John Cooper Works GP hot hatch model at the famous Nurburgring 24-hour race last weekend.
Mini Countryman John Cooper Works update | The Car Expert

Mini Countryman and Clubman JCW models updated

Mini has updated two performance models in its line-up – the John Cooper Works Clubman and John Cooper Works Countryman.
Mini Countryman (2017) ratings and reviews | The Car Expert

Mini Countryman

73 %
The Mini Countryman has received consistently good reviews from the UK motoring media, although the plug-in hybrid tends to score better and the JCW model not as well.
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Audi and Suzuki dealers lead the way for customer service

The annual J.D. Power Customer Service Index has been published today, which rates customer satisfaction with their service experience at a franchised dealership.
Mini three-door hatch (2018) ratings and reviews | The Car Expert

Mini hatch

80 %
The Mini gets generally good to very good reviews from the UK media, with praise for its driving dynamics. However, it's criticised for being too kitsch.
Mini Cooper S 60 Years Edition | The Car Expert

Mini limited edition celebrates 60 years

Mini is celebrating 60 years since the introduction of the iconic original Mini hatch with an appropriately-titled limited edition – the 60 Years Edition.
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New cars to look forward to in 2019

We've rounded up a healthy mix of both sensible and sensational new cars coming in 2019 for you to sink your teeth into.
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Mini John Cooper Works models updated

Mini has revealed new versions of its three-door hatchback and convertible John Cooper Works models that meet latest emissions regulations.
Car manufacturers face big fines from the EU for breaching CO2 rules

Car manufacturers facing ‘massive’ CO2 fines

Nearly two-thirds of top car manufacturers are facing 'massive' CO2 fines, according to new research due to be published today.

The best hot hatches for under £10k

Britain loves a hot hatch, so we’ve picked out some of the best hot hatches you can find on the used market for less than £10K.
Latest car subscription service offers | The Car Expert

Latest car subscription service offerings

Car ownership is morphing into usership, and car manufacturers are introducing subscription service plans to keep new car sales flowing.
2018 London Motor Show preview (The Car Expert)

2018 London Motor Show preview

This month the London Motor Show returns, with a host of brand new cars for visitors to view, touch and sit in over the course of four days.
Mini Cooper S hatch test drive wallpaper | The Car Expert

Mini Cooper S hatch test drive

The new Mini isn’t a big change, but the updates help freshen up what’s now a four-year-old car. The result is eye-catching and feels premium.
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Mini Cooper tops used car charts for January

The 2017 MINI Cooper hatch was the fastest-selling used car in January according to data from Auto Trader.
Building the Best of British

Building the Best of British

Car manufacturing is a powerhouse of the British economy. We look at all the cars that are built right here in Britain and exported to the world.
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The ten best-selling cars of 2017

It wasn't quite all doom and gloom for the car industry in 2017. These ten models remained very popular with UK car buyers.
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MINI 1499 GT recalls classic sports model

The MINI 1499 GT special edition recalls a classic version of the small car but also signifies a change in powertrain direction for the BMW-owned range.
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Car manufacturers electrify Frankfurt

The big theme at the 2017 Frankfurt motor show was electrification, as car manufacturers showed off their latest hybrids, plug-in hybrids and electric cars.
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Frankfurt: Mini electric and extreme concepts debut

Unveiled at Frankfurt is the Mini Electric Concept, which previews the production Mini EV on sale in 2019, and hints at a future styling direction.

Mini concept to electrify Frankfurt show

The MINI Electric Concept, to debut at the Frankfurt show 20 years after the brand's debut under BMW ownership, previews a production car on sale in 2019.

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Dacia Logan MCV

62 %
The Dacia Logan has received generally positive media reviews, with praise for its value for money and load space but criticism for a lack of refinement.
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