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Video: Charlie Cooper and living with the legacy of the famous Cooper name

His famous surname is instantly recognisable, and has proudly adorned the backs of cars since 1961 when his grandfather – John Cooper – struck a deal with the British Motor Corporation to turn Alex Issigonis’s Mini into something of a performance car...

Video: 2021 Mini John Cooper Works GP review

The team at Mini aren’t known for being subtle – but it’s not always Union Jack motifs and fun switchgear that they’re working on – no, sometimes they go a little bit extreme… This is the Mini John Cooper Works GP – the fastest and wildest road-going Mini ever made. The JCW GP is a limited production run model, with just 3000 being produced...

Video: Mini Cooper S long-termer farewell

All in all, the Cooper is an expensive yet surprisingly practical daily driver full of pep, personality and fun factor. I miss it already.

Video: Can the 2020 Mini Electric hit its 233km claimed range?

Mini's new all-electric Cooper SE (known as the Mini Electric in Australia) isn't cheap, so we should at least know if it can live up to its claim of a 233-kilometre (155-mile) driving range. Let's see how it goes.

Video: 2020 Mini Electric review, Australian first drive

For city dwellers with short and sweet commutes and access to off-street parking and public charging points, the Mini Electric is a competent city car with a sense of fun and, of course, added green credentials.

Video: MINI Connected App, communicate with your Mini from anywhere!

Sponsored by MINI Got a Mini? Well, there's an app for that. All new Minis feature an always-on telemetry function called Mini Connected, which means you can access your car with your phone whenever you like. Mini Connected is the branded version of the BMW ConnectedDrive software. So if you're familiar with that, this works the same way...

Video: Mini Cooper S long-termer introduction

I’ve spent most of my adult life wanting to be Charlize Theron in the 2003 remake of The Italian Job, so you can imagine my delight when we welcomed our latest long-termer, the Mini Cooper S, to the CarAdvice garage. And while I won’t be driving it down the stairs of my local train station, I will be putting it through its paces as an everyday car over the next few months...

Revisit: Mini Clubman JCW v Mercedes-AMG A35 (video)

The hottest version of Mini's Clubman, the John Cooper Works, takes on Mercedes-AMG's A35 hot hatch... on track! Which is the most fun to drive when (mostly) unleashed? Jamed Ward finds out.

2020 Mini Electric review: same, but different

Minis are a staple of well-heeled city slickers with progressive politics. So an electric one makes clear sense, and Australians can get their hands on it from July as Mike Costello finds out.

REVIEW: 2020 MINI Clubman and Countryman John Cooper Works | JCW power!

Here we have the 2020 MINI Clubman and Countryman John Cooper Works, which has received a significant boost for the 2020 model line-up incorporating the usual trim, styling and interior updates, as well as a 55kW and 100Nm boost to the 2.0-litre engine. More power is always good, right? Scott Collie was at the Australian Launch to find out.

2019 Mini Countryman S E ALL4 review: The Owners' View

Sponsored by MINI MINI has released its first electrified model, the 2019 MINI Countryman S E ALL4, a plug-in hybrid EV (PHEV). At $57,200 before on road costs, this version is $3300 more than the Cooper SD ALL4 diesel, but that premium gives you the benefit of a small a 1.5-litre turbo petrol engine on the front axle, and an electric motor at the rear...