Articles about Mini Countryman

It managed more than 30km/L
British United Automobiles, the country's exclusive distributor of Mini vehicles, has plenty of reasons to celebrate this holiday season. The company joined the Department of Energy's (DOE) most recent fuel economy run, and the Mini Countryman managed to get second
Say hello to the John Cooper Works Buggy
Mini is no stranger to the Dakar rally. It's had Countryman rally cars-well, hugely capable desert racers that vaguely resemble a Countryman-for several years now, with a four-year winning streak between 2012 and 2015.The 2018 Dakar Rally
It's a good time to buy a premium crossover
Based on the German carmaker's front-wheel-drive UKL2 platform, the BMW X1 boasts neater proportions than its awkward rear-driven predecessor. Creative body cladding gives the illusion of more ground clearance than the commendable 183mm it already has. Sweet 18in
A surprise announcement from Mini PH
The plug-in hybrid (PHEV) version of the second-generation Mini Countryman is set to arrive in the Philippines early next year.The surprise announcement was made by Mini Philippines president Willy Tee Ten earlier today, during the opening of the brand'
Meet the Mini Cooper S E Countryman ALL4
The recently launched second-generation Countryman is the biggest production Mini to date. This also means it's probably the roomiest and most versatile model in the British brand's range. Being an upsized model also opens up other opportunities--in this
From McLaren to Honda
Our automotive world has a symbiotic relationship with Thailand. Most of our cars are made and shipped from there. So when the Bangkok International Motor Show rolls around each year, we pay close attention to the cool cars on display. Then we
Will debut at the 2017 Dakar Rally
Standing at 1,557mm and stretching to 4,313mm, the all-new Mini Countryman goes against its brand name's literal meaning. It's the biggest car that Mini has ever made. Now, the British carmaker and its motorsport partner X-Raid
Not so Mini anymore
As much as you love the simplicity and timeless appeal of Mini's earlier models, you can't help but appreciate the work the company puts into making more practical and innovative cars with every generation. Case in point: the all-new
This could be your chance to own one
Mini Philippines is throwing deals all over the place. The company has come up with an all-new promo, less than a month after it began offering special financing packages for several cars until the end of September.The promotion is called
From July 1st to August 31st
British United Automobiles, the exclusive distributor of Mini in the Philippines, announced today its new sales promo called "The Mini Plant Oxford Experience," which will run from July 1 to August 31. The promo offers an Oxford plant tour incentive to anyone
Mini track day, maxi fun
After we saw the five-door variant (F55) of the Mini Cooper and Cooper S at the 2015 Manila International Auto Show, it was time to sample it. But this wasn't just any normal test drive. Because it was a Mini,
Really mild
It's time to bring out your magnifying glasses. The two Mini models that have sometimes been vilified for being too big--and therefore un-Mini--have been given facelifts. Well, sort of. Because the alterations are so subtle, you have to
Through multiple GoPro cameras
In March, extreme athlete Guerlain Chicherit failed in his attempt to break the longest car-jump record set by Tanner Foust in May 2011. As we reported then, although Chicherit cleared the jump, his landing was far from successful as the car
Flips car around 8 times
It looks like Top Gear USA TV host Tanner Foust's world record for the longest car jump of 332ft will remain untouched in the near future after Guerlain Chicherit crashed in his attempt to break it yesterday in Tignes, France.While
Target distance is 360ft
Professional skier and 2014 Team Toyo Dakar rally driver Guerlain Chicherit is hoping to set a Guinness World Record for the longest car ramp jump by attempting to soar 360ft in a specially constructed Mini.To claim the record, Chicherit has to
A good wrap?
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Led by newly crowned champion Nani Roma
Mini has ruled the 2014 Dakar Rally, with three All4 Racing cars--all based on the Mini John Cooper Works Countryman--occupying the top three steps of the podium. All in all, seven Mini All4 Racing cars finished in the top 10
Led by 2004 Dakar Rally motorcycle champion
The 2014 staging of the grueling Dakar Rally kicked off last weekend, and it seems Mini is off to a great start in its bid to capture its third straight overall victory in its category with three of its entries finishing in
The classic Hardtop and the Countryman will stay put
Mini may trim down the number of models in its current product lineup, particularly when several of its models have reached the end of their product cycle."When we start to replace models, I think you will see that we won't
After January teaser
In January, Mini teased us with a short clip showing an attempt to do a backflip using a heavily modified Countryman by freestyle skiing champion and Dakar rally veteran Guerlain Chicherit.That clip ended with the Countryman in midair and with Mini
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