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.

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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
BMW announces part-exchange allowance for old diesels

BMW and MINI announce part-exchange allowance for older diesels

The BMW Group has announced a new £2,000 part-exchange allowance for customers trading in an older diesel car on a new low emissions BMW or MINI model.
MINI to launch electric three-door hatch in 2019

BMW confirms production of electric MINI

As part of its wider plans for an electric future, BMW has confirmed that a fully-electric MINI will go into production in 2019.
MINI Countryman review 2017 (The Car Expert)

MINI Countryman review

While remaining a divisive model, the new Mini Countryman is a major advance on its predecessor, particularly in terms of interior space.
MINI Countryman scores a five-star Euro NCAP rating

Skoda, MINI and Nissan receive five-star Euro NCAP ratings

Five stars for the Skoda Kodiaq, MINI Countryman and Nissan Micra in the latest Euro NCAP crash tests. Disappointment from the new Suzuki Swift, however.
MINI interior updates for summer 2017

MINI minor updates across the range

MINI has announced a number of minor model-year updates to its lineup, with enhancements being made to design, functionality and infotainment.
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David Brown Automotive unveils Mini Remastered

David Brown Automotive has revealed the Mini Remastered, reimagining the iconic sixties British city car with contemporary technology and a hefty price tag.
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New-look Black Pack for MINI Clubman

MINI has announced a new design package: the Black Pack. Exclusive to the UK, it is available for the MINI Cooper Clubman in both petrol and diesel guises.
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New MINI Countryman is biggest yet

The all-new MINI Countryman is described as the biggest model ever launched in the brand's history. Its engines include the first MINI plug-in hybrid.
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The ten safest new cars of 2017 revealed

The UK's independent car safety experts have put together their list of the ten safest new cars of 2017. We look at all of the top ten choices.
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MINI Countryman goes large – and electric

The new MINI Countryman SUV will be larger than its predecessor and gain a plug-in hybrid version when it arrives in the UK in February 2017.

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Porsche Cayenne Coupe to target BMW X6

Porsche now has an answer to sporty SUV rivals with swept back body styles in its Cayenne Coupe, on the road in May at prices from £62K.