Tag: MINI

Left! No, The Other Left! Mini’s Dumb Union Jack Turn Signals Don’t Know If They’re Coming Or Going

Indicators, turn signals, call them what you will, their job is to help you avoid a smash by letting other traffic know you’re about to make a move, and in which direction you’re going to make it. Sounds simple enough, except when Mini’s Union Jack-themed taillights are involved. As a recent story on Jalopnik highlighted […]

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Would You Propose To Your Partner With A Car-Inspired Engagement Ring?

If you’re a petrolhead and you’ve been thinking about proposing to that special someone, these automotive-inspired wedding rings will probably make quite an impression. These rings have been brought to life through a partnership between Scrap Car Comparison and British jeweler Edward Fleming. The rings use materials from scrapped catalytic converters and custom rings inspired […]

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Why Doesn’t Tesla Figure In This Fantasy Mash-Up Of The ‘Perfect’ EV?

Though we’ve all got our favorites, there’s no such thing as the perfect car. Lamborghini’s Huracan sounds better than a Ferrari F8 Tributo, and while a McLaren 720S is quicker than both, the naturally aspirated Lambo wipes the floor with them for throttle response. World EV Day – Yes, There’s One For That Too It’s […]

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MINI Urbanaut Concept Might Lead To A Production Minivan, Company Says At Munich Motor Show

The MINI Urbanaut concept may find its way into production as revealed to Autocar by Mini designer Oliver Heilmer during the 2021 IAA Mobility Show. If the project is green-lighted by BMW Group, the futuristic MPV could be revealed in production form five years into the future at the earliest, since a lot of work needs […]

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The Mini Remastered By David Brown Oselli Edition Reminds Us How Much Fun FWD Can Be

For all the positive press that rear-wheel-drive vehicles get, front-wheel-drive ones deliver their own joys and even advantages when set up properly. The original Mini may be one of the cars that most fully embraces the advantages of power transmitted to the front wheels. Its design was determined by its front-engine, front-wheel-drive layout. To make […]

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BMW Launching Electric 5-Series, 7-Series, X1, And Mini Countryman In Next Two Years

While BMW was at the forefront of the shift to electrification with the i3 and i8, it has been a little behind the eight ball on all-electric vehicles in recent years. Now, it has big EV ambitions and this will include the launch of four new EVs within the next two years that will join […]

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The 1 of 1000 “Inspired By Goodwood” Edition Is What Happens When Rolls-Royce Makes A MINI

Back in 2012, Mini did something completely out of left field—they built a Rolls-Royce. Well, sort of, at least. The “Inspired by Goodwood” edition was a limited-run Mini Cooper made in collaboration with Rolls-Royce that featured exterior and interior finishing on par with the luxury automaker’s levels of quality, and only 1,000 were ever made. […]

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The Spectre Type 10 Is A Coachbuilt RWD Mini With A Mid-Mounted 230WHP Honda K20 Engine

Monterey Car Week is known to turn up a few interesting surprises each year. Going for the brass ring in 2021 could just be the Spectre Type 10, a maniacal reimagination of the classic Mini penned by Sir Alec Issigonis. It’s powered by a Haltec-controled Honda K20 engine that’s expected to put out 230 hp at […]

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