News has reached us (as it has several other sites) that MINI will be releasing a further special edition car this year in edition to the Camden and the Mayfair. This MINI will be a very small run of highly-tuned JCW cars released to commemorate the fiftieth anniversary of the Cooper Car Company winning the [...]
Entries for April, 2009
BMW has announced that it will continue innovation and development of the MINI brand using only BMW group components. Whilst this may seem a rather dull and uninteresting statement, in reality it confirms collaboration with Fiat on developing a joint platform for the MINI and either the 500 or the Punto has now ended. You [...]
In this week’s Auto Express there is another article about the proposed two-seat MINI speedster. Whilst this is obviously not an official announcment, we understand that design work is pretty much complete and that the image you see here is very close to the car you will see on the roads in two or three [...]
Word has reached us (and those wonderful people at MotoringFile) that MINi has quietly green-lighted work to begin on the often-rumoured two-seat MINI speedster. This idea has been on the drawning boards since 2001and most MINI-watchers had long given up hope of ever seeing it! You can read the MotoringFile report here.
Regular visitors to the site will know that I’ve had my MINI modified by Lohen over the past couple of months. In addition to some pretty major engine modifications, the exterior of the car has been subtly changed to give it a slightly more sporty look without losing the understated simplicity of the original silver/black [...]