MINI at the Los Angeles Auto Show 2015

MINI at the Los Angeles Auto Show 2015

Munich/Los Angeles. With a double US premiere at the Los Angeles Auto Show 2015, MINI puts the spotlight on the latest products to emerge from the change of generation in the brand’s model range. At the international trade fair on the west coast of California, the British premium automobile manufacturer presents both the new MINI Clubman and the new MINI Convertible to the American public for the first time. Both models provide the perfect basis for additional target groups to access the distinctive MINI feeling in its very latest form….

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Mini ALL4 Racing

Mini ALL4 Racing

Mini ALL4 Racing are the winner of the Dakar Rally 2014. A Mini ALL4 Racing driven by Joan “Nani” Roma, has won the car category in the 2014 Dakar Rally. The inspiration for this Super-Mini was the Mini Cooper Countryman with a drastic update in order to be competitive for the Dakar Rally. Only a small number of parts came from the production model and most of the construction was handmade in France and Germany. The final assembly of Mini ALL4 Racing is done in X-Raid GmbH shop near Frankfurt….

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MINI Countryman once again successful at the 2014 “Off Road Award”

MINI Countryman once again successful at the 2014 “Off Road Award”

Munich, 6/6/2014 – It offers more interior space than any MINI before it, as well as new ways to experience hallmark brand driving fun with its optional all-wheel drive system ALL4. The MINI Countryman has become firmly established in its segment and is now also one of the top favourites among fans of all-wheel drive automobiles. This is again reflected very clearly in the results of the 2014 “Off Road Award”. Like last year, readers of “Off Road” magazine voted the compact MINI all-rounder into second place in the category “Subcompact…

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The MINI Countryman And MINI Paceman Are Updated For The Summer Season

The MINI Countryman And MINI Paceman Are Updated For The Summer Season

Munich. From July 2013, both the MINI Countryman and the MINI Paceman will include new customisation options and clever details to enhance the distinctive profile of these two models. New sports options include the John Cooper Works Exterior Package, the John Cooper Works Interior Package and the John Cooper Works Chili Package. The optional storage package for the MINI Countryman now also includes a double cup holder at the rear. In future the MINI Paceman will be fitted with a rear centre console as standard featuring integrated storage facilities and a 12-volt power socket. Two cup holders can also be fitted as an optional extra. MINI will also be expanding its range of models fitted with the permanent all-wheel drive system ALL4 as of July 2013 with power transmission to all four wheels becoming available for the MINI Cooper Countryman and the MINI Cooper Paceman.

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New MINI all-wheel models – MINI Cooper Countryman and the MINI Cooper Paceman

New MINI all-wheel models – MINI Cooper Countryman and the MINI Cooper Paceman

Munich. The spontaneous power delivery and precise handling of the MINI all-wheel drive system ALL4 is now available in two more models: ALL4 will be available for the MINI Cooper Countryman and the MINI Cooper Paceman from July 2013. This increases the number of all-wheel versions within the MINI model range to ten models. The new models are also fitted with 6-speed manual transmission as standard, with 6-speed automatic transmission available as an option.

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MINI Celebrates 500,000 Vehicles Sold In The USA

MINI Celebrates 500,000 Vehicles Sold In The USA

“This milestone is an incredible achievement for MINI, and we’re proud to have so many Motorers as part of the MINI family,” said Jim McDowell, Vice President – MINI USA. “11 years ago, doubters said a small car could not succeed here, but MINI proved that small could be premium, fun to drive and have real character, creating a whole new segment that has grown significantly in the years since then.”

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BMW and MINI: Two brands – Seven Awards

BMW and MINI: Two brands – Seven Awards

Munich. BMW and MINI recorded seven first places in the “The best brands in all classes” poll of just under 100,000 readers carried out by German motoring magazine Auto Bild. Three of these came courtesy of BMW in the “Good looks/style” category for mid-range, executive and luxury-class cars, while MINI came top of the “Best design” rankings for small cars. BMW also led the way in the “Sporty engines”, “Advanced technology” and “Well-connected cars” categories.

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