James Wong gets a first drive of the updated Mini Hatch and Convertible on Australian roads.
It’s midlife makeover time for Mini’s current range, and if you thought the iconic little hatch couldn’t wear its British heart on its sleeve any more proudly, just wait until you pull up behind the latest version.
Mini has an incredible racing heritage, and the 2018 Cooper JCW is the closest you'll get to reliving those days. But is it liveable as a daily driver?
Sure, the Mini Countryman is no longer all that mini, but it's still a stack of fun to drive and undercuts its BMW X1 donor vehicle. Is it worth a closer look?
The 2017 Mini JCW Countryman is pretty much what we've come to expect from the go-fast arm of the BMW-owned British brand – and it's more practical than ever before.
The new Mini Countryman benefits from being based on the excellent BMW X1. Rather than a compromised hatchback, it's now a purpose-built SUV.
The pumped-up AWD Mini Clubman John Cooper Works wagon represents everything purists loathe, yet for others it’s an exercise in excess done right. Why let logic interrupt your good time?
The all-new 2017 Mini Countryman is a convincing compact SUV, one with class and charisma. And in top-spec diesel all-wheel-drive form, it's quick and charming, too.
The 2017 Mini Countryman crossover is more convincing than before, offering a cool alternative to the Audi Q2 or a higher-grade Mazda CX-3.
For the first time the Mini Countryman is a purpose-built small SUV aimed at providing Mini fans with yet another option. Based on BMW X1 architecture, Mini is adamant it must retain its point of difference.
Is driving a slow car fast more fun than driving a fast car slow? James jumps in the 2016 Mini Cooper to see if it can support this age-old mantra.