We drove our MINI Countryman test vehicle coast-to-coast in the MINI Takes The States road rally, which celebrates 10 years of MINI sales in the U.S. To coincide with the event, we decided to giveaway a brand new MINI Countryman to one lucky reader. ...
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For motorists who go gaga for the Mini Cooper, there's good news: the next-generation of the car set to go on sale in 2013 will come in ten different iterations, according to Automobile. ...Read & Discuss »
Calling a NASCAR racer a "stock" car is a gross overstatement -- they haven't been even remotely stock for several decades. These race cars are purebred, single-seat racing machines that bare only superficial resemblance to their street-going counterparts. Let us count the ways: Under the hood, a ...Read & Discuss »
Whether we like it or not, even niche automakers are expanding their lineups to appeal to a broader range of shoppers. This may seem like automotive blasphemy, but think back a few years ago when Porsche introduced the Cayenne. We all threw temper tantrums and hugged our 911s, but now we ...Read & Discuss »
Volvo is hyping its new-to-our-shores C30 as appropriate transportation for the urban-hip. So why are we taking it and an obvious competitor, the Mini Cooper S, out beyond the limits of the vast Los Angeles sprawl? Have you ever experienced a rush hour in the vast Los Angeles sprawl? Enough said. We ...Read & Discuss »
OverviewBefore we get into the review of this fast and fun car, it's worth putting the Mini Cooper S John Cooper Works in context -- the context of $3-per-gallon gasoline.The Mini is indeed small; you can really only carry two pre-teens in the back seat. But on your next commute, count the SUV ...Read & Discuss »