Tag: MINI

Mini Cooper Electric May Be Less Daft Than Initially Presumed

<img data-attachment-id="1680596" data-permalink data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/P90357205_highRes_the-new-mini-cooper-.jpg" data-orig-size="610,407" data-comments-opened="1" data-image-meta="{"aperture":"11","credit":"Alberto_Martinez","camera":"NIKON Z 6","caption":"","created_timestamp":"1560826857","copyright":"MINI \/ BMW AG","focal_length":"30.5","iso":"100","shutter_speed":"0.033333333333333","title":"","orientation":"1"}" data-image-title="P90357205_highRes_the-new-mini-cooper-" data-image-description=" mini ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/P90357205_highRes_the-new-mini-cooper–450×300.jpg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/P90357205_highRes_the-new-mini-cooper–610×407.jpg” class=”aligncenter size-large wp-image-1680596″ src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/P90357205_highRes_the-new-mini-cooper–610×407.jpg” alt width=”610″ height=”407″ srcset=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/P90357205_highRes_the-new-mini-cooper-.jpg 610w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/P90357205_highRes_the-new-mini-cooper–75×50.jpg 75w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/P90357205_highRes_the-new-mini-cooper–450×300.jpg 450w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/P90357205_highRes_the-new-mini-cooper–120×80.jpg 120w” sizes=”(max-width: 610px) 100vw, 610px”> Mini’s upcoming Cooper SE, the brand’s first all-electric model, goes on sale in 2020. Based off its initial specifications, […]

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BMW Group Plotting More Crossovers for Mini Lineup

<img data-attachment-id="1682360" data-permalink data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/shutterstock_584811187.jpg" data-orig-size="1000,667" data-comments-opened="1" data-image-meta="{"aperture":"0","credit":"","camera":"","caption":"","created_timestamp":"0","copyright":"","focal_length":"0","iso":"0","shutter_speed":"0","title":"","orientation":"0"}" data-image-title="Mini logo" data-image-description=" Image: Casimiro PT/Shutterstock ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/shutterstock_584811187-450×300.jpg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/shutterstock_584811187-610×407.jpg” class=”aligncenter size-large wp-image-1682360″ src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/shutterstock_584811187-610×407.jpg” alt width=”610″ height=”407″ srcset=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/shutterstock_584811187-610×407.jpg 610w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/shutterstock_584811187-75×50.jpg 75w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/shutterstock_584811187-450×300.jpg 450w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/shutterstock_584811187-768×512.jpg 768w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/shutterstock_584811187-120×80.jpg 120w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/shutterstock_584811187.jpg 1000w” sizes=”(max-width: 610px) 100vw, 610px”> Mini might not make sense as a automotive company anymore, at least not in the United States. […]

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Mini Introduces New Cooper SE Electric with Lackluster Range

<img data-attachment-id="1680584" data-permalink data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/P90357228_highRes_the-new-mini-cooper-.jpg" data-orig-size="610,458" data-comments-opened="1" data-image-meta="{"aperture":"0","credit":"","camera":"","caption":"","created_timestamp":"0","copyright":"","focal_length":"0","iso":"0","shutter_speed":"0","title":"","orientation":"0"}" data-image-title="P90357228_highRes_the-new-mini-cooper-" data-image-description=" mini ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/P90357228_highRes_the-new-mini-cooper–450×338.jpg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/P90357228_highRes_the-new-mini-cooper–610×458.jpg” class=”wp-image-1680584 size-full aligncenter” src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/P90357228_highRes_the-new-mini-cooper-.jpg” alt width=”610″ height=”458″ srcset=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/P90357228_highRes_the-new-mini-cooper-.jpg 610w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/P90357228_highRes_the-new-mini-cooper–75×56.jpg 75w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/P90357228_highRes_the-new-mini-cooper–450×338.jpg 450w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/P90357228_highRes_the-new-mini-cooper–120×90.jpg 120w” sizes=”(max-width: 610px) 100vw, 610px”> A few short years ago, there were very few players in the electric vehicle marketplace, with cars like the first-generation Leaf topping out […]

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Rare Rides: The 1985 MG Metro 6R4, a BL Rally Car Experiment

<img data-attachment-id="1680378" data-permalink data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/5.jpg" data-orig-size="900,600" data-comments-opened="1" data-image-meta="{"aperture":"0","credit":"","camera":"","caption":"","created_timestamp":"0","copyright":"","focal_length":"0","iso":"0","shutter_speed":"0","title":"","orientation":"0"}" data-image-title="1985 MG Metro 6R4" data-image-description=" https://www.silverstoneauctions.com/events/2019-auctions/the-silverstone-classic-sale-2019/silverstone-classic-sale-saturday-27th-sunday-28th-july-2019/2pm-saturday-27th-july-2019-classic-cars-competition-cars/1985-mg-metro-6r4?fbclid=IwAR0zJmU_mcgkUVnTfdeGUw8KFkE2vIRK5RffXb-bw8C9DbWFqVC_TBNx3Xk ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/5-450×300.jpg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/5-610×407.jpg” class=”aligncenter wp-image-1680378 size-large” src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/5-610×407.jpg” alt width=”610″ height=”407″ srcset=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/5-610×407.jpg 610w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/5-75×50.jpg 75w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/5-450×300.jpg 450w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/5-768×512.jpg 768w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/5-120×80.jpg 120w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/5.jpg 900w” sizes=”(max-width: 610px) 100vw, 610px”> Ever wanted a rally car from 1985 which is brand new and pieced together from an […]

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Mini John Cooper Works GP Boasts Impressive Nürburgring Time Despite Being Not Yet Fully Baked

In conjunction with the 24 Hours of Nürburgring this past weekend, Mini presented a lightly-disguised John Cooper Works GP well before its scheduled on-sale date in 2020. With more than 300 horsepower on tap, the new JCW GP is almost half a minute faster than its predecessor around the Nordschleife. While development tuning is still […]

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BMW Being Sued Over Perceived Failure to Build Up Mini Brand

<img data-attachment-id="1583412" data-permalink data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/08/Mini-5-door-production-line-Oxford-England.jpg" data-orig-size="1281,884" data-comments-opened="1" data-image-meta="{"aperture":"5.6","credit":"","camera":"NIKON D800","caption":"","created_timestamp":"1399988727","copyright":"","focal_length":"70","iso":"1600","shutter_speed":"0.01","title":"","orientation":"1"}" data-image-title="Mini Cooper 5-door production line Oxford" data-image-description=" Image: BMW UK ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/08/Mini-5-door-production-line-Oxford-England-450×311.jpg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/08/Mini-5-door-production-line-Oxford-England-610×421.jpg” class=”aligncenter size-large wp-image-1583412″ src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/08/Mini-5-door-production-line-Oxford-England-610×421.jpg” alt=”Mini Cooper 5-door production line Oxford – Image: BMW UK” width=”610″ height=”421″ srcset=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/08/Mini-5-door-production-line-Oxford-England-610×421.jpg 610w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/08/Mini-5-door-production-line-Oxford-England-75×52.jpg 75w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/08/Mini-5-door-production-line-Oxford-England-450×311.jpg 450w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/08/Mini-5-door-production-line-Oxford-England-768×530.jpg 768w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/08/Mini-5-door-production-line-Oxford-England-120×83.jpg 120w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/08/Mini-5-door-production-line-Oxford-England.jpg 1281w” sizes=”(max-width: 610px) 100vw, 610px”> Like most […]

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Rare Rides: This Midas Gold From 1998 Is Grey

<img data-attachment-id="1677018" data-permalink data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/IMG_7466.jpg" data-orig-size="800,600" data-comments-opened="1" data-image-meta="{"aperture":"0","credit":"","camera":"","caption":"","created_timestamp":"0","copyright":"","focal_length":"0","iso":"0","shutter_speed":"0","title":"","orientation":"0"}" data-image-title="1998 Midas Gold" data-image-description=" 1998 MIDAS GOLD ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/IMG_7466-450×338.jpg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/IMG_7466-610×458.jpg” class=”aligncenter wp-image-1677018 size-large” src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/IMG_7466-610×458.jpg” alt width=”610″ height=”458″ srcset=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/IMG_7466-610×458.jpg 610w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/IMG_7466-75×56.jpg 75w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/IMG_7466-450×338.jpg 450w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/IMG_7466-768×576.jpg 768w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/IMG_7466-120×90.jpg 120w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/IMG_7466.jpg 800w” sizes=”(max-width: 610px) 100vw, 610px”>Every once in a while, a car surfaces from the vast internet that truly deserves the title of […]

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Mini Slams the Brakes on Manual Imports

<img data-attachment-id="1653736" data-permalink data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/12/2019-Mini-John-Cooper-Works-JCW.jpg" data-orig-size="840,560" data-comments-opened="1" data-image-meta="{"aperture":"0","credit":"","camera":"","caption":"","created_timestamp":"0","copyright":"","focal_length":"0","iso":"0","shutter_speed":"0","title":"","orientation":"0"}" data-image-title="2019 Mini John Cooper Works JCW" data-image-description=" MINI ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/12/2019-Mini-John-Cooper-Works-JCW-450×300.jpg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/12/2019-Mini-John-Cooper-Works-JCW-610×407.jpg” class=”aligncenter wp-image-1653736 size-large” src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/12/2019-Mini-John-Cooper-Works-JCW-610×407.jpg” alt width=”610″ height=”407″ srcset=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/12/2019-Mini-John-Cooper-Works-JCW-610×407.jpg 610w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/12/2019-Mini-John-Cooper-Works-JCW-75×50.jpg 75w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/12/2019-Mini-John-Cooper-Works-JCW-450×300.jpg 450w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/12/2019-Mini-John-Cooper-Works-JCW-768×512.jpg 768w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/12/2019-Mini-John-Cooper-Works-JCW-120×80.jpg 120w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/12/2019-Mini-John-Cooper-Works-JCW.jpg 840w” sizes=”(max-width: 610px) 100vw, 610px”> Add another manual transmission availability story to the pile. The Mini brand will cease […]

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