02/02/06

MINI Cooper S with JCW GP Kit – Going fast!

The first MINI Cooper S with John Cooper Works (JCW) GP Kit (already dubbed the MINI GP) will be delivered in July. Only 444 of the 2000 being built are destined for the UK. Almost three quarters have already been ordered by MINI enthusiasts six months ahead of launch, and before the car has even been seen in its final guise. More....

 

02/01/06

MINI ADJUSTS BASE PRICING FOR 2006 MODELS

Woodcliff Lake, NJ - February 1, 2006... MINI USA will make adjustments to the base price of its models effective March 1, 2006. The base price of the MINI Cooper hardtop, the MINI Cooper Convertible and the MINI Cooper S Convertible models increase by $500. The MINI Cooper S hardtop base price increases by $300. All 2006 MINI options and package pricing remain unchanged. More....

01/09/06

NOW EVEN MORE MINIS:
New Production Model Confirmed At North American International Auto Show - Inspired by Traveller Concept Shown in Detroit

Detroit, MI, January 9, 2006… “We will be enhancing the MINI family with a further model.” With these words Dr. Michael Ganal, Member of the Board of Management of BMW AG and responsible for Sales and Marketing, today confirmed at the North American International Auto Show (NAIAS) in Detroit that the family of sporty little cars from England is about to grow yet again.More....

01/08/06

Mini Concept at The Detroit Motor Show.

All Photos ©2006 Dave Lewis

12/28/05

MINI TOPS SEGMENT IN ALG 2006 RESIDUAL VALUE AWARDS MINI Highest Projected Residual Value in Compact Car Segment, Fourth

Consecutive YearWoodcliff Lake, NJ – December 28, 2005... Automotive Lease Guide (ALG) has awarded MINI a top spot in their annual 2006 Residual Value Awards for the fourth year in a row. With the highest projected resale value in the compact car segment, the 2006 MINI Cooper is predicted to retain 62% percent of its value at the end of a 36-month lease according to the ALG November/December 2005 Residuals Percentage Guide. More....


12/19/05

Record MINI Production in 2005 – 200,000th MINI produced. Oxford. The MINI manufacturing facility at BMW Group Plant Oxford built its 200,000th car in 2005 during one of the last production shifts of the year.
The Pepper White MINI Cooper S Convertible destined for its owner in Australia was the 766,290th vehicle built at the plant since MINI production started in April 2001. Plant Oxford is the only MINI production facility in the world. More....

11/02/05

MINI UNITED ATTRACTS SOME 6,000 FANS FROM AROUND THE WORLD

Munich, Germany/Misano Adriatico, Italy. Glorious autumn sunshine lit up the MINI United event 2005 - the first official annual meeting of MINI fans from around the world - at the Misano racing circuit near Rimini. Some 6,000 visitors from more than 40 countries were there to lap up the three days of lifestyle and motorsport-inspired ambience and events. More.....