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THE DAKAR MINI JCW BUGGY :

THE DAKAR MINI JCW BUGGY :

Official release: MINI and the X-raid Team have launched into the final preparation phase for the Dakar Rally 2018 with the presentation of their current racing cars. For the first time MINI and X-raid will face the challenges of the most demanding long-distance rally in the world using two different types of drive. In addition to the further advanced version of the all-wheel drive MINI John Cooper Works Rally, which, at its debut appearance, came … Read entire article »

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MINI JCW GP CONCEPT 2017 :

MINI JCW GP CONCEPT 2017 :

Debuting at the Frankfurt Auto Show is a MINI John Cooper Works GP Concept which will act as a sort of vision for a new race … Debuting at the Frankfurt Auto Show is a MINI John Cooper Works GP Concept which will act as a sort of vision for a new race car for MINI. From the outside, this MINI GP Concept is one of the gnarliest, coolest MINI racers we’ve ever seen. The massive wing, fender flares that also double … Read entire article »

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IMM 2017

IMM 2017

About the IMM : What date is it taking place? The IMM 2017 Ireland is taking place from Thursday May 25th – Monday May 29th 2017. Venue : The camping and show will be held in Westport House, Westport, Co. Mayo. What is an IMM? For many Mini drivers an “International Mini Meeting”, or IMM, is a well known phenomenon, but for some it’s not clear what it’s all about. IMM is short for International Mini Meeting. It originated in 1978 … Read entire article »

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WORLD PREMIER: 2017 MINI JCW COUNTRYMAN

WORLD PREMIER: 2017 MINI JCW COUNTRYMAN

The 2017 MINI JCW Countryman is here and a little earlier than we had been lead to believe. The formula isn’t surprise however. The 228 hp 2.0L engine that powers the rest of the JCW range is here along with the higher torque tune (258 ft worth) that debuted in the JCW Clubman this past fall. This gives the JCW F60 Countryman a 0-60 time of 6.2 seconds – .4 seconds faster than the R60 … Read entire article »

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Project ’64 Mini breaks 166 mph speed record :

Project ’64 Mini breaks 166 mph speed record :

“It has performed incredibly well all week, propelling our wee car to a stunning 166mph and earning us two more world speed records. No one expects a highly tuned race motor to last forever and we had hoped it would last a week. We won’t know exactly what failed until it’s apart but we suspect it was the BMC oil pump. On our record run this morning the oil pressure dropped suddenly during the run … Read entire article »

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Mini Garage Garden at Chelsea Flower Show :

Mini Garage Garden at Chelsea Flower Show :

A very cool entrant to this year’s Chelsea Flower Show featuring a Classic Mini ! … Read entire article »

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