Tag: MINI Countryman

MINI Thinks You’ll Go Camping In The Cooper SE, Launches Rooftop Tent For The EV Hatch

Summer is just around the corner in the northern hemisphere, and MINI is targeting outdoor lovers with a rooftop tent that can be strapped to the Cooper SE electric hatchback or Cooper SE Countryman ALL4 plug-in hybrid crossover. The rooftop tent sits on the roof rails available for the two cars, which can be supplemented […]

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2022 MINI Countryman Boardwalk Edition Coming To America For $38,365

MINI introduced the Countryman Boardwalk Edition last December and now the company has announced the crossover is headed stateside. Based on the Countryman Cooper S, the Boardwalk Edition features a Deep Laguna Metallic exterior which is contrasted by a black roof and matching mirror caps. Other highlights include Piano Black exterior trim, special side scuttles […]

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UK’s MINI Countryman And Clubman Get Possessed By The Shadow Edition Spirit

Inspired by the BMW’s Dark Shadow Edition lineup, MINI has launched an (almost) eponymous upgrade for the Countryman and Clubman. Limited to the UK market, where they are available with the Cooper and Cooper S engines in both manual and automatic transmission variants, and with the All4 PHEV on the Countryman, they feature enhanced looks […]

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BMW Starts Dropping Diesel Cars, 2-Series And M50d Models Affected

With the upcoming emission regulations making it harder for automakers to achieve the new targets, several brands have started dropping diesel engines from their lineups. The latest example is BMW, which is no longer selling the 2-Series Coupe and Convertible with oil-burning units in the United Kingdom. Thus, the two-door premium subcompact models are only […]

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BMW’s Leipzig Plant Preps For Future MINI Crossover Production

BMW’s manufacturing facility in Leipzig will kick off production on the successor of the current MINI Countryman, while increasing overall capacity in order to allow for the assembly of e-drive components. The new model will feature a choice of combustion and electric drive, and will be the first-ever MINI “born in Germany”. Meanwhile, Leipzig will […]

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BMW To Build New Assembly Plant In Munich, Confirms Next-Generation X1 For 2022

In a production-focused announcement, BMW confirmed all of their German assembly plants will be producing at least one electric vehicle by the end of 2022. Starting next year, the company will begin building the i4 and iX at their Munich and Dingolfing factories. The latter plant will also build electric versions of the next-generation 5- […]

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MINI’s Future Includes Two New Crossovers And A New Model In The Premium Compact Segment

MINI has announced plans to realign its lineup with a focus on expanding electromobility, strengthening their position in China, and enhancing their “commitment in the crossover and premium compact segments.” Since a lot has happened in the 20 years since the brand was relaunched, MINI is changing with the times. As part of this effort, […]

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