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Carlos Sainz wins the 2020 Dakar Rally in a MINI JCW Buggy :

Carlos Sainz wins the 2020 Dakar Rally in a MINI JCW Buggy :

Carlos Sainz (ESP) and his co-driver Lucas Cruz (ESP) have won the 2020 Rally Dakar. This is their third win, having previously triumphed in 2010 and 2018.  The duo raced for MINI and MINI Motorsport partner X-raid in a MINI John Cooper Works Buggy. The Spanish pair finished 6:21 minutes ahead of last year’s winner Nasser Al-Attiyah (QAT) after roughly 7,500 kilometers through Saudi Arabia, which was hosting the Dakar for the first time.   Dakar record … Read entire article »

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MINI release a new version of the new LE Sidewalk Convertible :

MINI release a new version of the new LE Sidewalk Convertible :

The special edition model offers an open four-seater experience with exclusive design and equipment. There are three engine versions for the edition model of the open-top MINI. As with most MINI special edition models, the Sidewalk Convertible offers exclusive colors. Thanks to the Deep Laguna metallic body paint finish presented for the first time with the edition model, this new model is instantly recognizable. The sporty character of the open four-seater is further emphasized by the … Read entire article »

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MINI Cooper SE goes for a ride on the Transfagarasan Road in Romania :

MINI Cooper SE goes for a ride on the Transfagarasan Road in Romania :

The new MINI Cooper SE electric car is not only eco-friendly, but it’s also a fun car to drive. Therefore, to highlight its athletic abilities, the folks at MINI decided to take the Cooper SE to one of the most famous driving roads in the world – Transfagarasan. Eccentric English automobile host Jeremy Clarkson from England calls the Transfăgărăşan “the best road in the world” in the cult automobile series “Top Gear” – and overcomes the difference in altitude of … Read entire article »

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The Electric MINI, due in 2020 :

The Electric MINI, due in 2020 :

According to sources MINI is planning on naming it’s upcoming all electric 2020 hatch the MINI Cooper E. The branding is meant to underscore both the car’s performance and efficiency.   The MINI Cooper E –  Using the i3’s drivetrain, BMW has fast-tracked development of the electric MINI to save on costs and get it to the market quickly. The downside of this strategy is that BMW is essentially fitting a square peg in a round hole by … Read entire article »

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The 2018 MINI LCI :

The 2018 MINI LCI :

New technology, cutting-edge connectivity, standard-fit front and rear LED lights across the range and an advanced dual-clutch automatic gearbox are just some of the features in the new 2018 MINI 3-Door Hatch, MINI 5-Door Hatch and MINI Convertible, which will launch at MINI retailers in Ireland this March. MINI · MINI Convertible · MINI 3 door · MINI 5 door New technology, cutting-edge connectivity, standard-fit front and rear LED lights across the range and an advanced dual-clutch automatic gearbox are just some of … Read entire article »

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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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