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2021 Mini Countryman revealed: No more diesels

The refreshed 2021 Mini Countryman has been unveiled online ahead of a late 2020 Australian debut. The new-look Countryman was last spied in final testing less than a week ago, with next to no camouflage except to the one section we can now see notable changes have been made...

2021 Mini Countryman spy photos

Mini’s facelifted 2021 Countryman city SUV has been spotted during testing at Germany’s Nurburgring circuit ahead of its Australian showroom arrival later this year or early 2021. Although we have had photos of the updated model before (click here), the new images reveal more detail of the upcoming Mini Countryman, including a revised front and rear bumper design, and updated interior tech...

2020 Mini Countryman Stafford Edition price and specs

Mini has introduced a limited edition of its Countryman city SUV as the company aims to reverse last year's sales slide. The Mini Cooper Countryman Stafford Edition – powered by a 1.5-litre turbocharged three-cylinder (100kW/220Nm) – starts from $47,500 drive-away, while the perkier Mini Cooper S Countryman Stafford Edition – powered by a 2...

2020 Mini Countryman S Sterling Edition pricing and specs

MINI has released a special Sterling Edition of its 2020 Countryman Cooper S, specially produced for Australian and New Zealand markets. Limited to only 50 cars, MINI Australia receives 40 of the Countryman Sterling Edition models. Each vehicle comes with an edition badge immortalising the build number...

Automotive Industry Insights podcast: Farewell to the Commodore

On this week's podcast are Mandy Turner, Paul Maric, and Scott Collie. We share our memories of the Holden Commodore, and listen to a commercial compilation of each Commodore model over its 41-year life. According to a study, Australian interest in electric vehicles is well below the global average, and we speak to Natasha Santha, principal at L...

Car News Daily podcast: Your daily download

Plenty has happened in the world of car news over the last 24 hours. If you haven't had time to read all the news on CarAdvice.com, catch up on your way home with Car News Daily, as Mandy Turner reads each news story word-for-word. Today's download: Ford 'stop sale' on 2...

2020 Mini Countryman spied again

It’s been three years since Mini introduced its second-generation Countryman, so it’s time for a facelift. Mini testers covered up the front of this example with gratuitous amounts of tape but we've obtained close-up photographs of the car with the front grille and bumper details exposed (below), and it's very much a case of "same old"...

Car News Daily podcast: Your daily download

Plenty has happened in the world of car news over the last 24 hours. If you haven't had time to read all the news on CarAdvice.com, catch up on your way home with Car News Daily, as Mandy Turner reads each news story word-for-word...

2020 Mini Countryman pricing and specs

Mini Australia has detailed full pricing and specifications for the 2020 Countryman line-up, which sees mechanical and equipment upgrades depending on model. The hierarchy remains as it was before, meaning the range begins with the Cooper and Cooper D, then climbs to the Cooper S and Cooper SD, and tops out with the plug-in hybrid Cooper SE 'Hybrid' and John Cooper Works...

2020 Mini Clubman JCW pricing and specs

Mini's fastest-ever production car, the new Clubman JCW, will touch down in Australia before the end of 2019, priced from $57,900 before on-road costs. Powered by a 2.0-litre turbocharged petrol engine, the Clubman JCW now makes 225kW and 450Nm, an increase of 55kW over the outgoing model. The engine is shared with the BMW X2 M35i, as is the eight-speed automatic transmission...

2020 Mini Countryman spied

The 2020 Mini Countryman has been spied on the streets of Munich, previewing the car's mid-life refresh. As with the revised 'LCI' Mini Hatch range, the Countryman appears to be wearing a fresh grille and front bumper. The headlight internals also look different, although the design team's yellow-and-black camouflage makes it hard to nail down exactly what's changed...