Loading indicator
News & Reviews
Last 7 Days
Mini Superleggera roadster moving closer to production

Most Recent posts

Mini Superleggera roadster moving closer to production

Mini’s retro-styled Superleggera roadster appears closer than ever to a showroom debut, with new reports pointing to an early 2019 debut. Revealed as a concept at last year’s Concorso d’Eleganza Villa d’Este in Italy, the Superleggera was developed in partnership with a well-known styling house of the same name: Touring Superleggera...

Recent Posts
Mini confirms death of Coupe and Roadster
10
Comments

Mini confirms death of Coupe and Roadster

Mini has officially confirmed production of its Coupe and Roadster models is about to come to an end. The BMW-owned British car maker says production of the two-seat twins will end as planned to create more space on the Mini Plant Oxford production line in the UK for models based on the new platform that currently underpins the three-door and five-door Cooper hatch models...


More Minis, including an even larger crossover, entirely possible
8
Comments

More Minis, including an even larger crossover, entirely possible

Don’t be surprised to see the Mini family expand in other directions down the track, since the company sees potential models such as a medium SUV entirely possible so long as they adhere to the fun-to-drive ethos of the regular hatch...


Mini Coupe, Roadster, Paceman face the axe - report
5
Comments

Mini Coupe, Roadster, Paceman face the axe - report

The Mini Coupe, Roadster and Paceman all reportedly face the axe as the BMW-owned British brand looks to strengthen its “pillar” models in its new, third-generation line-up. Asked if the company was planning new versions of the hatch-based two-seat Coupe and Roadster models, Mini product management chief Oliver Friedmann told industry journal Automotive News Europe: “It’s not decided but most probably this is not a priority...


Mini Coupe and Roadster: new entry-level two-seaters priced from $34,900
8
Comments

Mini Coupe and Roadster: new entry-level two-seaters priced from $34,900

Mini Australia will launch entry-level variants of its Mini Coupe and Mini Roadster models in November, slashing the starting price of its new two-seater range by around $8000. The Mini Cooper Coupe will be priced from $34,900 before on-road costs, undercutting the current Cooper S Coupe base model by $8090, while the Mini Cooper Roadster will start at $37,500, also $8000 below the Cooper S Roadster...


Mini John Cooper Works Countryman: SUV first all-paw JCW
11
Comments

Mini John Cooper Works Countryman: SUV first all-paw JCW

A swathe of official images of the new Mini John Cooper Works Countryman has been released showing off the brand's most powerful car and JCW's first all-wheel drive vehicle. The turbocharged 1.6-litre four-cylinder engine in the Mini John Cooper Works Countryman has been tuned to produce 160kW of power and a peak torque figure of 300Nm (280Nm before overboost) making it the most powerful drive unit in Mini’s range – including the limited edition Mini John Cooper Works GP...


Mini Roadster by Franca Sozzani created for Life Ball charity
1
Comments

Mini Roadster by Franca Sozzani created for Life Ball charity

Mini is continuing its support of the Life Ball charity in Vienna this year by auctioning a one-off Mini Roadster designed by Italian Vogue chief editor Franca Sozzani. The unique Life Ball Mini is the 12th created for the event, which, now in its 20th year, is the largest fundraiser in Europe supporting people with HIV and AIDS...


Mini Paceman coming here in 2013
12
Comments

Mini Paceman coming here in 2013

The new boss of Mini Australia says the British brand will add a seventh model to its local line-up in 2013 and promises there are plenty more to come in the future. Mini Australia general manager Kai Bruesewitz confirmed the production version of the Mini Paceman concept will be the next all-new model line to be added to the range...


Mini Coupe & Roadster: Review
4
Comments

Mini Coupe & Roadster: Review

It's easy to fall in love with the cute styling and the enthusiastic engines, but is the asking price for Mini’s new wayward twins too steep?


2012 Mini Coupe & Roadster launched
25
Comments

2012 Mini Coupe & Roadster launched

The Mini Coupe and Roadster are now on sale in Australia, giving sports cars enthusiasts two new reasons to embrace the rapidly expanding small-car brand. The new two-seat models take the number of unique body styles in the Mini line-up from four to six, joining the Cooper hatch, Cabrio, Clubman and Countryman SUV...


2012 MINI Coupe, Roadster pricing confirmed
7
Comments

2012 MINI Coupe, Roadster pricing confirmed

MINI Australia has confirmed the pricing of the MINI Coupe and Roadster models ahead of their local showroom debut late in February. The MINI Cooper S Coupe opens the new line-up at $42,990 before on-road costs, while the cloth-topped Cooper S Roadster demands a $2510 premium at $45,500...


2012 MINI Roadster on sale with Coupe in Australia in March
9
Comments

2012 MINI Roadster on sale with Coupe in Australia in March

The 2012 MINI Roadster has been revealed in production form before it goes on sale in Australia towards the end of the first quarter of next year.   The soft-top Roadster becomes the sixth model in the born-again British manufacturer’s line-up, and will launch locally alongside the MINI Coupe hardtop in March...


2012 MINI Roadster JCW spied on the Nurburgring
9
Comments

2012 MINI Roadster JCW spied on the Nurburgring

MINI has been spotted testing the new MINI Roadster JCW edition on Germany's Nurburgring. The new car will feature the John Cooper Works engine and some sporty revisions to the handling characteristics and exterior cosmetics. From the front we can see the JCW will exhibit a low front chin spoiler giving it an aggressive face and helping air flow past the car in high-speed circumstances...


MINI facelift and Countryman set for Australia, Coupe and Roadster possible
11
Comments

MINI facelift and Countryman set for Australia, Coupe and Roadster possible

As the MINI range expands to be anything but that overseas, MINI Australia has confirmed local customers will not be left behind. MINI Australia’s Piers Scott today confirmed a facelift of the current range, including the hatch, convertible and Clubman, will take place most likely in the last quarter of 2010...


Mini Roadster breaks cover at Frankfurt
3
Comments

Mini Roadster breaks cover at Frankfurt

The Mini Roadster concept broke cover today at the Frankfurt Motor Show. The two-seat soft-top will be powered by a 1.6-litre twin-scroll turbocharged engine (think Cooper S) developing 130kW of power and 240Nm of toque. This is increased to 260Nm with aid of an overboost function...