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Mini debuts new ICE-powered Cooper and Cooper S

New for 2025? ICE-powered versions of the Mini Cooper and Cooper S.

Want a new Mini with a manual? This might be your last chance.

If you've always wanted a brand-new Mini with a manual gearbox, you better act fast.

All-new Mini JCW Countryman: And it’s an SUV?

The Mini JCW Countryman is all new for 2024–and it's now legally classified as an SUV in the U.S.

You need this: track toy Mini Cooper S for $7999

This 2008 Mini Cooper S might not be street-legal, but it's ready for your next track day.

ICYMI: Mini reveals hints of its new “design language”

What will some of the new cars from Mini look like? Here are some hints.

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Mini articles

Features: Street Fight: A look back at the earlier days of SCCA Street Touring

What were the early days of SCCA Street Touring autocross like? We were there.

News and Notes: Is an electric Mini your next autocrosser?

Why consider the all-electric Mini SE over a gas-powered model? Instant torque plus a low center of gravity give it autocross potential.

Features: Building a mid-engine Mini from scratch | The Great Kimini

What's a Kimini? it's a Honda-powered, mid-engine track weapon built entirely from scratch.

Buyer's Guides: How to maximize the R53- and R56-chassis Mini Cooper

Want more out of your modern Mini? Here's how.

Buyer's Guides: 2002-'06 MINI | Buyer's Guide

With BMW engineering, nimble handling and a properly small footprint, the MINI is a highlight among modern hot hatchbacks.

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Mini project cars

2015 John Cooper Works

When given the opportunity to foster one of the new MINI John Cooper Works, how could we say no? So, our question: Does it live up to its promise by …

2002 Cooper S

This particular Cooper S was originally going to compete in SCCA's Street Modified autocross class, but we ended up making a track car out of it--and learned a lot about …

2005 Cooper

Per and Kim get a 2005 Chili Red MINI and have *way* too much fun.

2007 Cooper S

We like our 2005 Cooper so much we bought a 2007 Cooper S.

2005 Cooper S Club Racer

A 2005 MINI Cooper S that will be used for Club Racing.

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Mini Forum Topics

I'm Bringing Guacamole to the Challenge in 2024
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2006 Cooper S 6 Speed
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Mini Readers' Rides

Jan 04, 2024 by nlevine
2014 None Cooper S Countryman All4

Wife's car

Apr 11, 2023 by Kayfriedrich
1995 None Silver Bullet

One of only 450 built models Only for Germany Only in siver 63 horse oowers Full leather Dashboard, Steering weel sides of doors in real wood elm http://www.minipassionmini.50megs.com/pdf/Rover%20Mini%20Silverbullet%201995%20D.pdf

Aug 29, 2022 by Winfield Schmitt
2003 None Cooper S

6spd manual. 134k. Recently acquired. I’ll be doing a lot of deferred maintenance over the winter to get ready for auto crossing in the spring.

May 20, 2022 by MiniDave
2009 None Clubman S

Ordered to spec from new, 1.6L turbo making 170 hp, 6 speed automatic transmission with flappy paddles. Absolute workhorse......I use it to tow my classics to far away events, it's …

May 20, 2022 by MiniDave
1989 None Racing Green

My daily, has a newly rebuilt 1330cc, rod change gearbox and WRX seats, runs on 13" Yokohama 539's

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