MINI http://www.autospectator.com/cars/topics/mini The taxonomy view with a depth of 0. en 2013 Mini John Cooper Works Countryman review, specs, photos, features http://www.autospectator.com/cars/models/2013-mini-john-cooper-works-countryman-review-specs-photos-features <h2>The new 2013 Mini John Cooper Works Countryman </h2> <p>For the first time, the passion for racing can be enjoyed in combination with four-wheel drive. The MINI John Cooper Works Countryman, equipped as standard with the ALL4 all-wheel-drive system and powered by a newly developed turbocharged four-cylinder engine, lays on extreme driving fun on any terrain. </p> <p><span class="inline inline-left"><img src="http://www.autospectator.com/cars/files/images/2013-Mini-John-Cooper-Works-Countryman-001.jpg" alt="2013 Mini John Cooper Works Countryman photo" title="2013 Mini John Cooper Works Countryman photo" class="image image-_original" width="500" height="354" /><span class="caption" style="width: 498px;"><strong>2013 Mini John Cooper Works Countryman photo</strong></span></span><em>Find more new 2013 Mini John Cooper Works Countryman pictures in our <a href="http://www.autospectator.com/cars/image/tid/7570">2013 Mini John Cooper Works Countryman photo gallery</a></em> (34 photos)</p> <p>Together, its powertrain and chassis technology – developed on the back of extensive motor sport expertise – and the overall concept of the first MINI with five doors and four/five seats allow the hallmark characteristics of a John Cooper Works model to take the leap into another new segment.</p> <p><span class="inline inline-left"><img src="http://www.autospectator.com/cars/files/images/2013-Mini-John-Cooper-Works-Countryman-024.jpg" alt="2013 Mini John Cooper Works Countryman photo" title="2013 Mini John Cooper Works Countryman photo" class="image image-_original" width="500" height="333" /><span class="caption" style="width: 498px;"><strong>2013 Mini John Cooper Works Countryman photo</strong></span></span></p> <div class="image-clear"></div><p><a href="http://www.autospectator.com/cars/models/2013-mini-john-cooper-works-countryman-review-specs-photos-features">read more</a></p> 2013 AWD Compact cars high performance compact cars John Cooper Works MINI MINI Cooper Countryman Mini John Cooper Works Countryman models Sports cars Tue, 25 Sep 2012 12:11:36 +0000 admin 94842 at http://www.autospectator.com/cars 2013 Mini Cooper Paceman (S, SD, D) review, specs, photos, features http://www.autospectator.com/cars/models/2013-mini-cooper-paceman-s-sd-d-review-specs-photos-features <h2>The new 2013 Mini Cooper Paceman sports activity coupé</h2> <p>The MINI Paceman is the first Sports Activity Coupé in the premium small and compact segment. Its powerful, dynamically stretched coupé lines and hallmark MINI go-kart feeling team up with the exclusive ambience of its variable-usage interior to make the MINI Paceman a pioneer in the urban environment. </p> <p><span class="inline inline-left"><img src="http://www.autospectator.com/cars/files/images/2013-Mini-Cooper-Paceman-019.jpg" alt="2013 Mini Cooper Paceman photo" title="2013 Mini Cooper Paceman photo" class="image image-_original" width="500" height="333" /><span class="caption" style="width: 498px;"><strong>2013 Mini Cooper Paceman photo</strong></span></span><em>Find more new 2013 Mini Cooper Paceman pictures in our <a href="http://www.autospectator.com/cars/image/tid/7566">2013 Mini Cooper Paceman photo gallery</a></em> (29 photos)</p> <p>Sporting prowess and versatility also define the driving characteristics of the MINI Paceman. Four powerful engine variants will be available from launch, and the standard specification of the MINI Paceman will also include lowered sports suspension. </p> <p><span class="inline inline-left"><img src="http://www.autospectator.com/cars/files/images/2013-Mini-Cooper-Paceman-018.jpg" alt="2013 Mini Cooper Paceman photo" title="2013 Mini Cooper Paceman photo" class="image image-_original" width="500" height="333" /><span class="caption" style="width: 498px;"><strong>2013 Mini Cooper Paceman photo</strong></span></span></p> <p>This is the second model (after the MINI Countryman), moreover, to offer the option of channelling its engine power to the road through all four wheels.</p> <div class="image-clear"></div><p><a href="http://www.autospectator.com/cars/models/2013-mini-cooper-paceman-s-sd-d-review-specs-photos-features">read more</a></p> 2013 AWD Compact cars compact crossovers Coupe Crossover Crossover SUV MINI Mini Cooper Paceman models sports activity coupe Tue, 25 Sep 2012 08:34:51 +0000 admin 94806 at http://www.autospectator.com/cars 2013 Mini John Cooper Works GP review, specs, photos, features http://www.autospectator.com/cars/models/2013-mini-john-cooper-works-gp-review-specs-photos-features <h2>The new 2013 Mini John Cooper Works GP high performance compact</h2> <p>Only once has there been anything like it, but even that wasn’t as quick. With the MINI John Cooper Works GP, the British premium brand has come up with another car of exceptional talent designed to deliver extreme performance on both the race track and the road. </p> <p><span class="inline inline-left"><img src="http://www.autospectator.com/cars/files/images/2013-Mini-John-Cooper-Works-GP-002.jpg" alt="2013 Mini John Cooper Works GP photo" title="2013 Mini John Cooper Works GP photo" class="image image-_original" width="500" height="353" /><span class="caption" style="width: 498px;"><strong>2013 Mini John Cooper Works GP photo</strong></span></span><em>Find more new 2013 Mini John Cooper Works GP pictures in our <a href="http://www.autospectator.com/cars/image/tid/7513">2013 Mini John Cooper Works GP photo gallery</a></em> (15 photos)</p> <p>The sportiest road-registered MINI ever made will go on sale later this year in a limited run of 2,000 cars. It is currently completing a programme of testing in preparation for series production, part of which has involved setting an impressive fastest lap of the Nürburgring’s Nordschleife circuit. </p> <p><span class="inline inline-left"><img src="http://www.autospectator.com/cars/files/images/2013-Mini-John-Cooper-Works-GP-004.jpg" alt="2013 Mini John Cooper Works GP photo" title="2013 Mini John Cooper Works GP photo" class="image image-_original" width="500" height="353" /><span class="caption" style="width: 498px;"><strong>2013 Mini John Cooper Works GP photo</strong></span></span></p> <div class="image-clear"></div><p><a href="http://www.autospectator.com/cars/models/2013-mini-john-cooper-works-gp-review-specs-photos-features">read more</a></p> 2013 Compact cars high performance compact cars MINI Mini John Cooper Works GP models Sports cars Thu, 06 Sep 2012 05:46:26 +0000 admin 93620 at http://www.autospectator.com/cars 2013 Mini Clubvan review, specs, photos, features http://www.autospectator.com/cars/models/2013-mini-clubvan-review-specs-photos-features <h2>The new 2013 Mini Clubvan compact van</h2> <p>With two seats, five doors and wall-to-wall MINI style and personality, the MINI Clubvan – the world’s first premium compact delivery van – has it all. </p> <p><span class="inline inline-left"><img src="http://www.autospectator.com/cars/files/images/2013-Mini-Clubvan-011.jpg" alt="2013 Mini Clubvan photo" title="2013 Mini Clubvan photo" class="image image-_original" width="500" height="359" /><span class="caption" style="width: 498px;"><strong>2013 Mini Clubvan photo</strong></span></span><em>Find more new 2013 Mini Clubvan pictures in our <a href="http://www.autospectator.com/cars/image/tid/7511">2013 Mini Clubvan photo gallery</a></em> (28 photos)</p> <p>With this groundbreaking model, based on the MINI Clubman platform, MINI is translating the brand’s hallmark driving fun and inherent charisma to new applications aimed at the urban user. As the first premium vehicle of its kind, the MINI Clubvan sets new standards of style, quality and driving fun in the small car-based van segment. </p> <p><span class="inline inline-left"><img src="http://www.autospectator.com/cars/files/images/2013-Mini-Clubvan-017.jpg" alt="2013 Mini Clubvan photo" title="2013 Mini Clubvan photo" class="image image-_original" width="500" height="359" /><span class="caption" style="width: 498px;"><strong>2013 Mini Clubvan photo</strong></span></span></p> <p>For the first time, trend-conscious commercial users can now make a stylish and sophisticated statement when carrying out deliveries to their equally discerning customers.</p> <div class="image-clear"></div><p><a href="http://www.autospectator.com/cars/models/2013-mini-clubvan-review-specs-photos-features">read more</a></p> 2013 Compact cars compact vans MINI Mini Clubvan models Vans Wed, 05 Sep 2012 14:24:51 +0000 admin 93603 at http://www.autospectator.com/cars 2012 Mini Roadster review, specifications, photos, features http://www.autospectator.com/cars/models/2012-mini-roadster-review-specifications-photos-features <h2>The new 2012 Mini Roadster </h2> <p>The driving fun sewn into the fabric of every MINI can now be enjoyed with the roof up or down in the first convertible model from the brand designed strictly for two people. The MINI Roadster, the sixth model in the British premium carmaker’s current line-up, gives the small car segment another innovative shot in the arm. </p> <p><span class="inline inline-left"><img src="http://www.autospectator.com/cars/files/images/2012-Mini-Roadster-109.jpg" alt="2012 Mini Roadster photo" title="2012 Mini Roadster photo" class="image image-_original" width="500" height="332" /><span class="caption" style="width: 498px;"><strong>2012 Mini Roadster photo</strong></span></span><em>Find more new 2012 Mini Roadster pictures in our <a href="http://www.autospectator.com/cars/image/tid/7323">2012 Mini Roadster photo gallery</a></em> (145 photos)</p> <p>The typically MINI interpretation of a compact roadster embodies unadulterated sportiness and spontaneous urban driving fun under the open sky. Powerful engines and sophisticated chassis technology with model-specific tuning see to it that the characteristic MINI go-kart feeling is always on tap. And the MINI Roadster’s classical soft-top roof, which can be easily opened and closed manually, ensures open-top driving pleasure can be lapped up at every opportunity.</p> <div class="image-clear"></div><p><a href="http://www.autospectator.com/cars/models/2012-mini-roadster-review-specifications-photos-features">read more</a></p> 2012 Compact cars Convertibles high performance convertibles MINI MINI Cooper Roadster MINI Cooper S Roadster MINI John Cooper Works Roadster Mini Roadster models Roadsters subcompact cars Tue, 06 Mar 2012 09:03:26 +0000 admin 90014 at http://www.autospectator.com/cars 2012 Mini John Cooper Works Countryman review, specifications, photos, features http://www.autospectator.com/cars/models/2012-mini-john-cooper-works-countryman-review-specifications-photos-features <h2>The new 2012 Mini John Cooper Works Countryman five-seater</h2> <p>MINI The MINI family is constantly expanding, and new additions have also been made to the range of John Cooper Works models available to customers. For the first time, MINI racing-inspired thrills can be experienced in combination with all-wheel drive. The global introduction of the MINI John Cooper Works will get under way in autumn 2012.</p> <p><span class="inline inline-left"><img src="http://www.autospectator.com/cars/files/images/2012-Mini-John-Cooper-Works-Countryman-002.jpg" alt="2012 Mini John Cooper Works Countryman photo" title="2012 Mini John Cooper Works Countryman photo" class="image image-_original" width="500" height="354" /><span class="caption" style="width: 498px;"><strong>2012 Mini John Cooper Works Countryman photo</strong></span></span><em>Find more new 2012 Mini John Cooper Works Countryman pictures in our <a href="http://www.autospectator.com/cars/image/tid/7320">2012 Mini John Cooper Works Countryman photo gallery</a></em> (21 photos)</p> <div class="image-clear"></div><p><a href="http://www.autospectator.com/cars/models/2012-mini-john-cooper-works-countryman-review-specifications-photos-features">read more</a></p> 2012 AWD Compact cars MINI MINI Countryman Mini John Cooper Works Countryman models subcompact cars Mon, 05 Mar 2012 14:17:34 +0000 admin 89867 at http://www.autospectator.com/cars 2012 Mini Convertible Highgate review, specifications, photos, features http://www.autospectator.com/cars/models/2012-mini-convertible-highgate-review-specifications-photos-features <h2>The new 2012 Mini Convertible Highgate compact car</h2> <p>For MINI fans looking to combine open-top driving fun with sophisticated individuality and an essential dose of Brit-cool, the MINI Convertible Highgate provides the perfect stage. </p> <p><span class="inline inline-left"><img src="http://www.autospectator.com/cars/files/images/2012-Mini-Convertible-Highgate-003.jpg" alt="2012 Mini Convertible Highgate photo" title="2012 Mini Convertible Highgate photo" class="image image-_original" width="500" height="333" /><span class="caption" style="width: 498px;"><strong>2012 Mini Convertible Highgate photo</strong></span></span><em>Find more new 2012 Mini Convertible Highgate pictures in our <a href="http://www.autospectator.com/cars/image/tid/7318">2012 Mini Convertible Highgate photo gallery</a></em> (18 photos)</p> <p>The new special-edition variant of the soft-top four-seater seizes the limelight with its innovative and precisely coordinated splash of colors and materials. The MINI Convertible Highgate boasts numerous exterior and interior design features developed specially to suit the character of the car.</p> <p><span class="inline inline-left"><img src="http://www.autospectator.com/cars/files/images/2012-Mini-Convertible-Highgate-005.jpg" alt="2012 Mini Convertible Highgate photo" title="2012 Mini Convertible Highgate photo" class="image image-_original" width="500" height="333" /><span class="caption" style="width: 498px;"><strong>2012 Mini Convertible Highgate photo</strong></span></span></p> <p> Together with the extensive selection of on-board equipment, they provide a fresh interpretation of British style and premium feel in an open-top small car.</p> <div class="image-clear"></div><p><a href="http://www.autospectator.com/cars/models/2012-mini-convertible-highgate-review-specifications-photos-features">read more</a></p> 2012 Compact cars Convertibles MINI Mini Convertible Highgate MINI Cooper models subcompact cars Mon, 05 Mar 2012 14:01:43 +0000 admin 89844 at http://www.autospectator.com/cars 2012 Mini Bayswater & Mini Baker Street review, specifications, photos, features http://www.autospectator.com/cars/models/2012-mini-bayswater-amp-mini-baker-street-review-specifications-photos-features <p>Olympic host city and style capital London provides fresh design inspiration for MINI special editions. New special editions based on the MINI Hardtop boast exclusive equipment and tradition-laced titles.</p> <p><span class="inline inline-left"><img src="http://www.autospectator.com/cars/files/images/2012-Mini-Bayswater-001.jpg" alt="2012 Mini Bayswater photo" title="2012 Mini Bayswater photo" class="image image-_original" width="500" height="333" /><span class="caption" style="width: 498px;"><strong>2012 Mini Bayswater photo</strong></span></span><em>Find more new 2012 Mini Bayswater &amp; Mini Baker Street pictures in our <a href="http://www.autospectator.com/cars/image/tid/7316">2012 Mini Bayswater &amp; Mini Baker Street photo gallery</a></em> (32 photos)</p> <p>With just months to go before the Olympic Games get under way in the capital city of the brand’s home country, MINI introduces two new special-edition models to spread contemporary London style around the world. The latest takes on the MINI character – the MINI Baker Street and MINI Bayswater – will go on sale in spring 2012. </p> <p><span class="inline inline-left"><img src="http://www.autospectator.com/cars/files/images/2012-Mini-Baker-Street-001.jpg" alt="2012 Mini Baker Street photo" title="2012 Mini Baker Street photo" class="image image-_original" width="500" height="333" /><span class="caption" style="width: 498px;"><strong>2012 Mini Baker Street photo</strong></span></span></p> <div class="image-clear"></div><p><a href="http://www.autospectator.com/cars/models/2012-mini-bayswater-amp-mini-baker-street-review-specifications-photos-features">read more</a></p> 2012 Compact cars MINI Mini Bayswater &amp; Mini Baker Street models subcompact cars Mon, 05 Mar 2012 13:46:40 +0000 admin 89824 at http://www.autospectator.com/cars 2012 Mini Coupé (Cooper, SD, S, John Cooper Works) Review - Pictures, features, specs http://www.autospectator.com/cars/models/2012-mini-coupe-cooper-sd-s-john-cooper-works-review-pictures-features-specs <p>The MINI Coupé is the first two-seater in the MINI ranks. The new model further increases the variety within the brand’s vehicle line-up and, at the same time, offers customers a depth of driving fun unmatched by any rival in the small car segment. </p> <p><span class="inline inline-left"><img src="http://www.autospectator.com/cars/files/images/2012-Mini-John-Cooper-Works-Coupe-Endurance-008.jpg" alt="2012 Mini John Cooper Works Coupé Endurance photo" title="2012 Mini John Cooper Works Coupé Endurance photo" class="image image-_original" width="500" height="333" /><span class="caption" style="width: 498px;"><strong>2012 Mini John Cooper Works Coupé Endurance photo</strong></span></span><em>Find more <a href="http://www.autospectator.com/cars/image/tid/6966">new 2012 Mini Coupé pictures</a> in our <a href="http://www.autospectator.com/cars/image/tid/6966">2012 Mini Coupé photo gallery</a></em></p> <p>The fifth model of the new MINI generation to wear the British brand’s famous badge represents a reinterpretation of the super-compact sports car category. The MINI Coupé is the first premium car of its genre, faithfully transplanting the MINI brand’s sporting genes into a cutting-edge vehicle concept.</p> <p><span class="inline inline-left"><img src="http://www.autospectator.com/cars/files/images/2012-Mini-Coupe-017.jpg" alt="2012 Mini Coupé photo" title="2012 Mini Coupé photo" class="image image-_original" width="500" height="333" /><span class="caption" style="width: 498px;"><strong>2012 Mini Coupé photo</strong></span></span></p> <div class="image-clear"></div><p><a href="http://www.autospectator.com/cars/models/2012-mini-coupe-cooper-sd-s-john-cooper-works-review-pictures-features-specs">read more</a></p> 2012 Compact cars Coupe MINI Mini Coupé models subcompact cars Tue, 06 Sep 2011 10:11:28 +0000 admin 82645 at http://www.autospectator.com/cars 2011 MINI Hardtop - Official photos, features, specs, pricing http://www.autospectator.com/cars/models/2011-mini-hardtop-official-photos-features-specs-pricing <p>The body of the latest-generation MINI – introduced in 2007 – boasts evolutionary development from the iconic 1959 Classic Mini, while the interior includes styling cues that are evocative of the original and contain the latest technological advances.</p> <p><span class="inline inline-left"><img src="http://www.autospectator.com/cars/files/images/2011-MINI-Hardtop-030.jpg" alt="Photo: 2011 MINI Hardtop" title="Photo: 2011 MINI Hardtop" class="image image-_original" width="500" height="333" /><span class="caption" style="width: 498px;"><strong>Photo: 2011 MINI Hardtop</strong></span></span><em>View more <a href="http://www.autospectator.com/cars/image/tid/6318">2011 MINI Hardtop pictures</a> in our <a href="http://www.autospectator.com/cars/image/tid/6318">2011 MINI Hardtop photo gallery</a></em></p> <p>The fall introduction of the 2011 MINI will include the extensively upgraded 1.6 liter, four-cylinder engines, resembling the original MINI’s in cylinder number and placement, transversely over the front axle, but far more efficient, cleaner and powerful. Both were developed utilizing BMW Group’s expertise in the field of engine development.</p> <p><span class="inline inline-left"><img src="http://www.autospectator.com/cars/files/images/2011-MINI-Hardtop-021.jpg" alt="Photo: 2011 MINI Hardtop" title="Photo: 2011 MINI Hardtop" class="image image-_original" width="500" height="333" /><span class="caption" style="width: 498px;"><strong>Photo: 2011 MINI Hardtop</strong></span></span></p> <div class="image-clear"></div><p><a href="http://www.autospectator.com/cars/models/2011-mini-hardtop-official-photos-features-specs-pricing">read more</a></p> 2011 Compact cars MINI MINI Cooper models subcompact cars Sun, 10 Oct 2010 14:08:37 +0000 admin 69612 at http://www.autospectator.com/cars