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Mini John Cooper Works Hatch gets fast and furious in tech-heavy promo video

Mini John Cooper Works Hatch gets fast and furious in tech-heavy promo video

By 30 April 2015

We last encountered the Mini John Cooper Works Hatch at the Detroit Motor Show at the beginning of the year. Sporting the John Cooper Works badge, this is Mini's most powerful production Mini so far. It carries the same fun-loving looks as other Mini... >>

BMW Mini Augmented Vision goggles are real, in-car heads-up display for your face

BMW Mini Augmented Vision goggles are real, in-car heads-up display for your face

By 10 April 2015

BMW Mini has announced its prototype Augmented Vision goggles which, at first glance, look and sound like a late April Fools' jokes – they're real. The BMW Mini Augmented Vision goggles will be shown off at the Auto Shanghai show intelligently connecting... >>

Detroit 2015 motorshow in pictures: Ford, Mercedes, Porsche and more show off their new cars and concepts

Detroit 2015 motorshow in pictures: Ford, Mercedes, Porsche and more show off their new cars and concepts

By 19 January 2015

The North American International Auto Show – known locally by its acronym of “NAIAS”  or to you and I as the Detroit motorshow – sweeps the entire car industry off to frozen Detroit each January. Increasingly Detroit feels like a sideshow to... >>

Mini 5-door first drive: Cartoon-style fun for the whole family

Mini 5-door first drive: Cartoon-style fun for the whole family

By 23 October 2014

Up until now, beyond the price differential, one key reason to overlook buying a Mini - beyond its cartoonish design - was the lack of rear doors. And with sales in this market splitting roughly 65/35 in favour of 5-door models, it's clear Mini thinks... >>

BMW adds JustPark app to plan parking from the dashboard

BMW adds JustPark app to plan parking from the dashboard

By 8 August 2014

BMW has announced that its cars will now have the JustPark app built-in, meaning the whole parking process can be handled from the dash. Mini will be the first car to feature JustPark with plans to roll the app out across the BMW range later this year.... >>

A week in reviews: 10 - 14 March

A week in reviews: 10 - 14 March

By 15 March 2014

It's here. Titanfall has landed. And we've been playing our socks off to see whether it's the game that makes the Xbox One whole. And with that major out of the way we don't hold back. Oh no, we continue to drop bombs of tech review wonderment. We've... >>

Mini Cooper D review (2014)
4.5 out of 5

Mini Cooper D review (2014)

By 14 March 2014

The Mini Cooper heralds the arrival of the classic small car in its third-generation release since BMW re-imagined the brand back in 2001. A lucky 13 years on and the Mini Hatch is stronger than ever. That's not down to luck though. It's a car filled... >>

Hands-on: Mini Cooper S (2014) review

Hands-on: Mini Cooper S (2014) review

By 11 March 2014

The Mini Cooper is one of those cars that's a timeless classic; a car that, as Brits, we have an inevitable soft spot for. BMW's re-imagining of the Cooper back in 2001 was the right balance of the German brand's know-how without it unhinging that loveable... >>

Mini Clubman Concept pictures and hands-on

Mini Clubman Concept pictures and hands-on

By 7 March 2014

We’re not huge fans of the original Mini Clubman. The adverts are cool, the brand heritage is cool, those barn doors on the back are kind of cool too - but the whole bizarre 3-door element just left us cold. That’s all just changed. Because the Mini... >>

BMW and Mini owners get Amazon Cloud Player access in-car

BMW and Mini owners get Amazon Cloud Player access in-car

By 3 December 2013

Amazon has announced a partnership with the BMW group that brings Amazon Cloud Player for iOS access to BMW and Mini cars. Customers with iPhones or iPod touch devices will now be able to link their Amazon Cloud Player for iOS applications to BMW Apps... >>