It’s also a bit of a contradiction
This is nothing less than the most powerful, fastest Mini ever made. Welcome to the new John Cooper Works GP, which answers the question, "What would putting more than 302hp and 450Nm in a Mini Cooper be like?"This is also the
The character is still there
Like many of the world's biggest car brands these days, Mini was once just a model name. Of course, you already knew that, didn't you? And you already know the story behind the original Mini's conception, but we'll
Improvements that matter
There's nothing earth-shatteringly new about the 'new' Mini Countryman. It's still the biggest Mini you can get, still a crossover for Mini owners who've outgrown their three-door hatchbacks but can't quite bring themselves to buy something
You can see the progression
If you like your hot hatches a bit spicy, they don't come more piquant than the Mini John Cooper Works GP, now in its third generation of lunacy. We'll be getting our hands on the new one as soon as
This would be a treat to drive
If you're a frequent visitor to our site, you might be aware of the faintly terrifying fabrications of one Ludovic Lazareth. The man is a bit of a hero, creating properly bonkers car and motorbike amalgamations.It's not just wild
Hint: It was from a 007 film in the ’80s
No Time to Die may have just been delayed by a few months, but everyone is still very much in a 007 kind of mood. Take British talent show judge and record executive Simon Cowell, who's just taken delivery of this
They still pack a lot of power
Some fans of the Ford Mustang believe that it isn't a 'real' Mustang if it doesn't have a V8 engine, referring to the four-cylinder EcoBoost version Ford has in its lineup. Scotty Kilmer thinks this isn't the case,
‘The Inner Drive’ shows how Sir Alec Issigonis started the brand
After 60 years and 10 million cars produced since its inception, the Mini brand continues to stand strong. The former British brand has evolved with the times and is now infused with BMW's engineering prowess.In celebration of its legacy, Mini
Still fun
This is the Mini Electric, if you're buying one in Britain, where this car is built. If you're hailing from anywhere else in the world, then confusingly, this is the Mini Cooper SE. And wherever you buy it, you still
A true racing legend
Three cheers for Carlos Sainz, who's just achieved his third victory at the Dakar Rally. Nope, it's not junior Carlos, who spent 2019 drawing impressive results out of a McLaren Formula 1 car, but senior Carlos of World Rally fame.
The Group collectively sold 2,520,307 vehicles last year
The past year was pretty big for some names in the automotive industry, the BMW Group included. The Group collectively sold 2,520,307 vehicles worldwide last year, marking a 1.2% increase in overall sales compared to 2018. This marks nine
Carmakers seem to be adopting a wait-and-see attitude
While the car industry tells us car sharing is the future, it's not actually going well in the present. The joint BMW-Daimler service ShareNow (formerly DriveNow and Car2Go) has announced it's pulling out of the UK (where it operated
As in smaller than the current three-door—and fully-electric
The next big thing for Mini will be a little thing-a car that's smaller than the current three-door hatch. And it'll be fully-electric.Good. Every one of BMW's three generations of the Mini hatch has been
“I would love to see the JCW brand being electrified,” says company boss
As emissions regulations get tighter, performance cars-especially relatively affordable ones-are getting more and more difficult for manufacturers to justify. Which is why Peugeot isn't going to do a new 208 GTI (not with an internal combustion engine, at least),
“An extreme car that doesn’t make any compromises”
Good news: the new Mini GP looks exactly as mad as we thought and indeed hoped it might.It's those wheel arches, really. Made from thermoplastic and carbon-fiber-reinforced plastic recycled from the production of the BMW i3 and i8 (
The brand’s first dealership outside of Metro Manila and under the Laus Group
Mini is truly one of the most iconic British car brands out there, and its rich 60-year history is proof. In the Philippines, the brand continues to grow, as it extends its reach across the country through its newest dealership in
This could be a lifesaver in emergency situations
If you're out on a camping trip and need to start a fire, here are some ways your car can help you do that. Note: Only try these methods if an easier way to create a fire (for instance, using a
The festivities kick off tomorrow, October 4
It's been a crazy long workweek, and we all deserve to relax a bit this weekend. What better way to unwind than with good food, great music, and of course, even better cars, right? Well, if that's what you're
E-power goes mainstream
Electric cars aren't the next big thing anymore-they are the big thing as we speak. We're well on our way to moving past the point of concepts and ideas, and entering the realm of mass-market viability. We don'
Matching bespoke race suit and helmet are optional
Remember David Brown Automotive? The company started out stripping old Jaguar XKs of their bodywork and fitting its own, Aston Martin DB5-like panels to make the controversial, £600,000 Speedback GT.Then a couple of years ago, it revealed the Mini
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