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2012 mini rocketman concept at the olympics

2012 MINI Rocketman Concept at the Olympics

2012 MINI Rocketman Concept is especially prepared by the British premium car brand MINI for the Olympics and Paralympics that will take place in few months in London. The new edition has already appeared as a concept and debuted at the International Geneva Motor Show last year. The new design of the MINI Rocketman Concept is absolutely stunning! It combines fresh ideas for personal mobility in big cities while at the same time keeping the classical, unmistakably British design features. And if you are going

2012 mini roadster by franca sozzani - an inspiring design

2012 MINI Roadster by Franca Sozzani - an inspiring design

2012 MINI Roadster by Franca Sozzani is the special car, designed by Franca Sozzani (chief editor of Vogue). This exquisite MINI car was made to mark the 20th anniversary of the Life Ball charity event in Vienna. MINI Roadster served as a base model for this inspiring floral design of the vehicle. In fact, the Road

mini john cooper works family equipped with latest generation engine

MINI John Cooper Works Family equipped with latest generation engine

MINI John Cooper Works models will now be equipped with innovations that are designed to provide driving fun combined with fuel economy. The latter will be achieved thank to a new-generation engine and other far-reaching powertrain innovations. In particular, although the twin-scroll turbo engine develops the same levels of output and torque as its predecessor, it will now deliver quicker responses and lower fuel consumption and emissions. Thi

mini john cooper works gp

MINI John Cooper Works GP

A GP designation on a MINI means that it has spawned from the depths of hell. Well, not really. It's more like a job from John Cooper Works. The last time we saw a similar speed demon was in 2006 when a MINI Cooper S with a GP Kit by John Cooper Works (the performance subsidiary of MINI's) with 136 hp-per-liter power ratio, lapped the Nurburgring in less than 8 min. 44 seconds. Today, we have a new one and the word is that it's the fastest MINI ever built. Because it still is in its trial per

2012 mini roadster by franca sozzani supports the life ball in vienna

2012 MINI Roadster by Franca Sozzani supports the Life Ball in Vienna

2012 MINI Roadster by Franca Sozzani is the lasted design concept which however has some unique qualities and is made with an aim of a special contribution. For eleven years already, MINI brand has been a partner of the Life Ball, which annually takes place in Vienna. What is very specific about this event is that every year one special design comes under the imagination of a renowned designer to support the event. For the 20th anniversary

2012 mini clubman hyde park and mini green park offer style and excitement

2012 MINI Clubman Hyde Park and MINI Green Park offer style and excitement

The new design models 2012 MINI Clubman Hyde Park and MINI Green Park are going to deliver even more style and excitement in the MINI fleet. They come with exclusive colour combinations and trim levels, which give them classic and sporty stance. What is more, these two MINI models are going to offer their customers harmoniously combined design and trim features for the exterior and interior. Both design models are available all around the

mini inspired by goodwood behind a glass window

MINI Inspired by Goodwood Behind a Glass Window

A tribute MINI Cooper to the Rolls Royce brand, the Goodwood one, is currently being on a display at Bumpton Road's iconic Harrods store. It's been out there since the 8th of April. Showcased behind the shop window, with a picturesque British scene as a background, this Diamond Black MINI might just turn out to be a profitable ad campaign. Display screens offer information, representatives will further guide you trough it upon request and a projector casts on the pavement the MINI logo and the reading “1 out of

mini goes camping with mini cowley caravan and mini swindon roof top tent

MINI goes camping with MINI Cowley Caravan and MINI Swindon Roof Top Tent

MINI brand is announcing the arrival of very special modifications of the emblematic vehicle, which are perfectly suitable for camping: a sumptuously appointed caravan with two sleeping bays and a roof top tent (also designed for two) in the classic John Cooper Works color scheme. After the debut of the MINI Clubvan Concept at Geneva Motor Show, now it is time to be offered a very MINI holiday experience as well. First, the MINI Cowley cara

2013 mini countryman john cooper works

2013 MINI Countryman John Cooper Works

MINI has introduced the new 2013 Countryman John Cooper Works, which will make its official debut at the Geneva Motor Show in March. This is the most powerful member of the new generation. The Countryman JCW has a 1.6 liter four-cylinder turbocharged petrol with 218PS (160 kW) at 6000RPM and 280Nm (207 lb-ft) of torque at 2000RPM, and 300Nm in overboost mode. The engine sends all that power to 6-speed manual gearbox an ALL4 AWD system to the road. There is an option for 6-speed automatic tran

yet another mini - the clubvan concept

Yet Another MINI - The Clubvan Concept

At MINI, a plan for an ultimate automotive integration is under development. We already have the MINI Roadster, Convertible, MINI E, Coupe, Countryman, Clubman and now a new concept: The MINI Clubvan – Moving out with style. Set to debut on the 2012 Geneva Motor Show, this fun yet professional MINI is targeted at an audience which, up until now, never had any use of the brand. Simply put, the Clubvan is a Clubman with some more loading space and fewer seats. The cargo area starts at the hind

history on wheels: mini (part 2)

History on Wheels: MINI (Part 2)

When the first ever MINI went out on the market on 26th of August, no one expected its future success. There is even no clue how many different variations were to follow the original MINI. For five years since its production, MINI made a great success Till 1964 the car underwent through different modifications and had been transformed in many versions (for example an estate version, a pick-up on or a van version). In 1961 Issigonis' friend John Cooper, who was the owner of the Cooper Car Compa

history on wheels: mini (part 1)


Another iconic car which deserves a thorough examination is the legendary MINI. This vehicle, since day one till now, is absolutely groundbreaking subcompact coupe. It was born in the United Kingdom and achieved astonishing success around the world. The reasons for this are numerous, but it gained popularity mostly because its affordable price, compact exterior dimensions with surprisingly amount of interior space, and at last, but not least – because its unique design bringing the British sty