There have been off and on again reports about a new smaller MINI, but now a BMW exec has downplayed the rumors.
It's being reported that the MINI Superleggera Vision concept has been approved for production.
MINI is going to reveal the next-generation Clubman soon, but we're now getting an early preview of it thanks to the Clubman Vision Gran Turismo concept. The concept joins the list of Vision Gran Turismo concepts for the Gran Turismo 6 video game.
If the MINI John Cooper Works model is a bit too much for you, MINI has just unveiled a new Sport Pack that adds a more "athletic appearance" to the standard Cooper two and four-door models.
At the beginning of this year MINI previewed the new John Cooper Works model in concept form at the Detroit Auto Show and now a year later, MINI is set to unveil the production version.
MINI USA's Product Planning Manager Patrick McKenna recently confirmed that both models will go out of production at some point next year.
Anyone that's taken a close look at the current MINI Cooper knows that the small hatchback is no longer the pocket sized model that it was when it was introduced in the early 2000s, but a small model could return to the MINI lineup if the Rocketman concept ever gets the green light.
The IIHS has released the results of its latest small car crash test in which 12 cars were subjected to the Institute's small overlap front crash test. The test included models like, the Chevy Volt, MINI Countryman, Nissan Leaf, Fiat 500L and the Mazda5.
The first batch of 2015 Four Door MINI Coopers have started rolling off the assembly line at MINI's plant in Oxford.
MINI has just unveiled the 2015 MINI Cooper 4 door, which takes the iconic shape of the standard MINI Cooper, but thanks to a longer body and two rear doors, it's more usable.
Just like the 2015 MINI Countryman, its two door brother the Paceman is also getting a few tweaks for the new year.
MINI is giving the 2015 MINI Countryman a small facelift, which is debuting this week at the New York Auto Show.
According to a recent report MINI has decided to focus on three "pillar" models, which likely means that the current Paceman and Coupe/Roadster models will not be replaced.
MINI has announced that it will unveil the new MINI Clubman concept at the Geneva Motor Show next month. The Clubman concept is a near-production concept, which previews the new bigger 2015 Clubman that now features six doors.
MINI has announced the pricing for the all-new third generation 2014 MINI Cooper Hardtop, which will start at $19,950 when it arrives in showrooms this spring.
The results of the 2014 Dakar Rally are in and this year MINI can celebrate because it walked away with the top three finishers in the race.
The 2015 MINI 5-door has been caught completely undisguised as it was being loaded onto a cargo jet in Holland.
MINI has unveiled the John Cooper Works concept, which is a preview of the production version that is expected sometime in 2014.
MINI is reportedly mulling the idea of bringing a diesel-powered MINI Cooper to the U.S. based on the strong interest that its dealers have received.
Even though it's going to be officially unveiled tonight, MINI has released all the photos and information for the 2014 MINI Cooper Hardtop.
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