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MINI Paceman Adventure: A Go-Anywhere MINI Concept

MINI Paceman Adventure: A Go-Anywhere MINI ConceptBMW has unveiled a completely different version of the Mini Paceman which is a collaborative effort of the young apprentices and their instructors at BMW’s Munich and Dingolfing facilities. Called the Mini Paceman Adventure, the unique version is based on the Mini Cooper S Paceman. The students used the standard model and converted it into a two seater pickup concept. And to complement the pickup-inspired design, BMW has equipped the Paceman Adventure with all-wheel drive ALL4, a turbocharged engine, a modified suspension and much more.

Powering the MINI Paceman Adventure is a turbocharged engine that puts out 184 hp/135 kW. The cockpit of the Paceman Adventure only has two seats and the remaining estate is occupied by a spacious cargo area that can be used to carry equipment, tools and luggage. Additionally, there is also a rack on the roof of the Adventure that can carry a spare wheel. Thanks

2015 Mini Paceman Debuts At Auto China Beijing 2014

2015 Mini Paceman Debuts At Auto China Beijing 2014Mini has unveiled the updated, 2015 Mini Paceman at the 2014 Beijing Motor Show. Shown in the new form, the car will come with a bunch of updates including a EU6 compliant engine range, a sportier cabin, updated design, new paint finishes, enhanced driving performance, optimized aerodynamics, new light alloy wheels and a more powerful Cooper S Paceman. On the outside the changes brought are subtle and hard to spot, but noticeably there are retouched lights, piano black exterior elements, new color options, new grille pattern and new alloy wheel designs.

Mini has also made LED daytime running lights and LED fog lights standard across the entire range. Cooper and Cooper D Paceman get a new 16-inch alloy wheel set that improves fuel efficiency. Cooper S and Cooper SD Paceman equip a 17-inch alloy wheel set while the JCW features Twin Spoke Black Burnished 18-inch alloy wheels. The changes on

2015 Mini Countryman Debuts At 2014 New York International Auto Show

2015 Mini Countryman Debuts At 2014 New York International Auto ShowMini has unveiled the 2015 Mini Countryman which debuts at the 84th New York International Auto Show. With the first Countryman model coming four years ago that gave birth to a new model range, the 2015 Countryman is just a mild update over the outgoing version. On the exterior a number of small tweaks have been adopted. The hexagonal radiator grille has been revised and adds a rib in chrome on the MINI Cooper S and MINI Cooper SD Countryman, a red radiator grille rib with John Cooper Works logo for the MINI John Cooper Works Countryman, a pair of black-finished ribs for One and One D Countryman, and matte silver ribs for Cooper and Cooper D Countryman.

The Cooper S and John Cooper Works models now come with standard LED fog lamps, lighter 17 inch alloy wheels and parking and driving lights. Mini has expanded the exterior paint choices

MINI Unveils All-New Cooper T-World's First Vehicle To Use Tea-Leaf Biofuel

MINI Unveils All-New Cooper T-World's First Vehicle To Use Tea-Leaf BiofuelEnhancing the lineup with an interestingly eco-friendly model, MINI has unveiled the all new MINI Cooper T. The New Cooper T is the first vehicle in the world to be powered by tea-leaf biofuel composite. On a single cup of fuel, the new MINI Cooper T is capable of covering up to 64 kilometers or 40 miles. The same is available in a variety of colors including Red Bush, Chamomile Yellow and Earl Grey, and comes loaded with all the standard features as available on other MINI models. The list of features include ABS, DSC, VVT, Dunk Avoidance Technology (DAT) and more.

The new DAT system used on the car is a filtration system that will stop passersby from dipping their snacks into Cooper T’s fuel tank. Talking about the new Cooper T, Dr. Ivana Kupp, head of Cooper T engineering said, “This particular project has been brewing for years.

MINI Paceman GoalCooper Special Edition Pays Homage To FIFA

MINI Paceman GoalCooper Special Edition Pays Homage To FIFAThe 2014 Fifa World Cup is just around the corner and fans have already started preparing for the biggest sporting event of the year.  As expected, demand for jerseys and flags has risen by multiple folds and it is going to increase further in the months to come. The auto industry is just as excited for the event as any football fan is and since it is the most popular sport in the world, carmakers are preparing for the event in their own unique ways. Paying homage to the beautiful game of soccer, MINI has introduced the MINI Paceman GoalCooper, a special edition car equipping a range of features and a unique livery.

Based on the MINI John Cooper Works Paceman, the special model was designed by MINI Design Team supervised by Oliviero Weilinho who came up with an exclusive Danielson multi-coloured livery which uses yellow, green and blue. The

All New MINI Hatch Range Gets More Personalization Choices

All New MINI Hatch Range Gets More Personalization ChoicesThe all new MINI has been thoroughly reworked, right from the exterior up to the technical components that make the car one of the most fun to drive vehicles. For the new hatch range, MINI has tweaked the design, made the car more refined, more comfortable than before and has also added more choices to the already long list of personalization options. The Original MINI Accessories program offers an exciting range of products specific to the model the customer is going for, meaning the buyer can make his/her MINI completely unique to the bits.

Just to give an idea, the Original MINI Accessories program offers exclusive alloy wheels, roof graphics, optional headlamps, exterior mirror caps, high quality interior detailing and more. To attract more customers this year, MINI has redesigned its program and has included four new designs: John Cooper Works Pro, Vivid Green, Essential Black and Speedwell Blue. In

All New MINI Hatch To Start From £13,750 In UK

All New MINI Hatch To Start From £13,750 In UKMINI has introduced the all new MINI Hatch range in the UK. The globally identifiable design of the MINI has been significantly enhanced by improving the overall quality and adding more features. The new MINI Hatch range also debuts new 3-cylinder engines, new driver assistance equipment and a new LED central display. Proportion wise the new MINI is 3,821 mm in length, 1,727 mm in width, 1,414 mm in height and has a 28 mm longer wheelbase than its predecessor. The front and rear track width has been increased by 34 mm and 42 mm respectively.

MINI has retained the traditional design cues such as the circular headlights, front and rear wheel arches, black lower body edging and others. Talking in context of the external features, the new MINI is first in its segment to come with optional LED headlamps for both main and dipped beam. The headlight housing features

MINI Clubman Concept To Be Unveiled At Geneva Motor Show

MINI Clubman Concept To Be Unveiled At Geneva Motor ShowAt the 2014 Geneva Motor Show, MINI is going to unveil its latest concept car. Named MINI Clubman Concept, the car is 26 centimeters longer and 17 centimeters wider than the currently available MINI Clubman. The concept car as just as radical looking as you can expect, while carrying most of the familiar MINI elements. The Clubman concept is a four door, five seater vehicle which would aim at supporting the active lifestyle of urban consumers. Design wise it is very much familiar, thanks to the hexagonal radiator grille, Side Scuttles, short overhangs, the Black Band and elliptical front and rear headlights.

Proportion wise, the concept is 4223 mm in length, 1844 mm in width and 1450 mm in height. Externally, the design of the Clubman Concept is very appealing and features a range of elements which not only look good but have a function too. The highlights include black

2014 DAKAR RALLY: Joan 'Nani' Roma Comes Out As Winner

2014 DAKAR RALLY: Joan 'Nani' Roma Comes Out As WinnerJoan “Nani” Roma, the Monster Energy X-raid Team driver has won the 2014 Dakar Rally in the yellow MINI ALL4 Racing. Yes it is true, Nani finished the toughest rally challenge in the world nearly five and a half minutes ahead of his teammate Stéphane Peterhansel (FR) who was in the black MINI ALL4 Racing car. While these two drivers finished first, Nasser Al-Attiyah finished third in his third white MINI ALL4 Racing car. After a long wait, Spanish driver Joan “Nani” Roma has finally won the Dakar Rally in a car.

Earlier in 2004, the Spaniard had won the event on the motorbike. Roma said, “I’m so relieved and happy. It was my big goal to win the Dakar not only on a motorbike but also in a car. A dream came true for me and I want to thank everybody at X-raid and MINI for their great work!”

2014 MINI John Cooper Works Concept Pictures Revealed

2014 MINI John Cooper Works Concept Pictures RevealedNot long ago, MINI unveiled the 2014 lineup including the all new MINI Cooper. For sure the new design and improvements have been received very well by the media as well as potential buyers but the one model they had been really anticipating for is the 2014 John Cooper Works version. For fans who are a part of that bunch the good news is MINI has finally released the official pictures of the MINI John Cooper Works concept. Probably the hottest of all, the 2014 John Cooper Works concept is based on the larger, third-gen Mini three-door model that was revealed last month at Oxford, and features a comprehensive makeover.

The changes include a radical front bumper, red accents across the body and plenty of vents for a sportier, racier look. The list of features does not end here as the car also comes with large air intakes filling the

2015 MINI Hardtop Officially Unveiled: Complete Details

2015 MINI Hardtop Officially Unveiled: Complete DetailsMINI is an iconic brand that has been serving the masses for decades. The original MINI ruled the world markets for years but with the changing tastes and demand for a modern MINI, the brand reintroduced its car 13 years back. And since then, evidently, the car has grown in size like never before. MINI has progressed so rapidly in the recent years that it had to come up with a range of models.including the Convertible, longer-wheelbase Clubman, Countryman crossover, Paceman three-door crossover, Coupe and Roadster.

Now comes the 2015 MINI original hardtop version and the brand has released photos and specs for the car. “Every year Mini convinces more and more people to consider small,” Jim McDowell, vice president of Mini USA, said. “The brand thinks there’s room enough for one more Mini model, McDowell said, which he promises will be “as radical in this decade as the original

MINI Countryman and Paceman Available In Limited Edition Frozen Black Metallic Paint

MINI Countryman and Paceman Available In Limited Edition Frozen Black Metallic PaintTo make a product appeal to the masses, one of the best tricks is to make it available in a variety of options and MINI is doing exactly the same. To give that extra needed boost to its sales, MINI has introduced a new Frozen Black limited edition metallic paint finish for the top of the range MINI Countryman and MINI Paceman models. The name Frozen Black may not sound that appealing as it does not tell much about the paint but actually it features a unique texture complemented by a shimmering matt finish, giving the Countryman and Paceman the required expressive appearance.

The following models will come in this exclusive paint finish: MINI Cooper S Countryman MINI Cooper SD Countryman MINI Cooper S Paceman MINI Cooper SD Paceman MINI John Cooper Works Countryman and MINI John Cooper Works Paceman MINI John Cooper Works Paceman with Frozen Black metallic paint

MINI John Cooper Works Countryman Dakar Winner 2013 special-edition model

MINI John Cooper Works Countryman Dakar Winner 2013 special-edition modelBy winning one of the world’s toughest rally, Dakar Rally 2013, continuously for the second time, the legendary triumph of MINI John Cooper Works Countryman ALL4 team of Stéphane Peterhansel and Jean-Paul Cottret, is celebrated not only in terms of title and trophy but also, MINI and John Cooper have unveiled a special-limited-edition model as MINI John Cooper Works Countryman Dakar Winner 2013. The limited edition model is devoted to the winning spirit of the Dakar Rally and only 11 models of the car will be manufactured which depicts the 11 sensational victory of Stéphane Peterhansel.

The MINI John Cooper Works Countryman Dakar Winner 2013 model, has an impressive design theme and equipment strongly previewing the race victory performance of the Dakar Rally 2013. To provide the same racing experience, for the first time, the MINI John Cooper Works Countryman has offered the race based powertrain and chassis technology under the hood of the limited edition model. The racing performance is powered by

S Peterhansel and JP Cottret in MINI ALL4 racing defended the title by winning 2013 Dakar Rally

S Peterhansel and JP Cottret in MINI ALL4 racing defended the title by winning 2013 Dakar RallyStill undefeated at the 2013 Dakar Rally, in Santiago de Chile, Perú, Argentina, the Monster Energy X-raid Rally team, from Trebur, Germany consist of Frenchmens Stéphane Peterhansel and co-driver Jean-Paul Cottret, in the MINI ALL4 racing, has once again prove it like 2012 victory, and it seems like there is no one even close in their way to success. They won the Dakar Rally 2013 with a big lead of 42.22 minutes overall, in the unbeatable MINI ALL4 racing to regain their 11th victory of career in a legendary way.

In MIN ALL4 racing, the X-raid team dominance was very clear when Peterhansel took the lead in one of the most tough rally race of 8,600 kilometers[around 5,300 miles], to the cross the victory line with no 1 position in the Dakar Rally of 2013. The chasing pair of Leonid Novitskiy and Konstantin Zhiltsov, in the MINI ALL4 racing, has eventually finished at 3rd position in the Dakar Rally 2013. The Senior Vice President MINI Brand Management, Dr

MINI John Cooper Works Paceman - a premium compact sports activity coupé

MINI John Cooper Works Paceman - a premium compact sports activity coupéThe MINI John Cooper Works Paceman is ready to drive in premium segment – a first Compact Sports Activity Coupé. It is with flair and inimitable style. It is with 208 hp four-cylinder turbocharged engine, advanced chassis technology. It reduced sports suspension. An aerodynamic kit gives irresistible feeling of race competition. Detroit in January 2013, The MINI John Cooper Works Paceman celebrates its world premiere at the North American International Detroit Auto Show. Its market launch would be on March 2013 and later on company swells all seven models.

The turbocharged power unit teams up with a six-speed manual gearbox. As an option a six-speed automatic can also be ordered. It sprints from 0 to 60 mph in just 6.5 seconds. Average fuel consumption in preliminary EPA estimates of 25 mpg city/31 mpg highway /27 mpg combined. Manual transmission 30 mpg highway / 23 mpg city / 26 mpg combined for automatic transmission. MINI

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