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Mini show off hardcore John Cooper Works GP Concept 0

Mini has teased visitors to the Frankfurt Motor Show with a tasty looking little (as you’d expect) concept. Titled the John Cooper Works Concept, the rugged looking Mini embraces a aggressive design style. Mini say the concept embodies driving fun ‘on both the race track and the road’ which implies it’s going to be something(…)

A look back at the Wolseley Hornet (1961 – 1969) 0

Quite early in its production run, the British Motor Corporation (BMC) made the decision to badge engineer the Mini beyond the Morris and Austin editions. In a similar manner to the Farina saloons, there would have been Austin, Morris, Riley, Wolseley and MG versions – the two more luxury orientating versions benefitting from a new(…)

BMW and MINI offer owners of pre-2005 vehicles scrappage incentive 0

BMW and MINI have offered owners of their pre-2005 diesels a discount of up to £1,700 as part of a new ‘scrappage scheme’ incentive introduced throughout the EU. The “fleet renewal campaign” is targeted at owners of cars that fall at the Euro 4 emissions standard or below. The majority of diesels built before January(…)

Top 5 best first cars 0

Getting your first car is one of those moments in life you never forget. That exhilarating moment you’ve finally get a set of wheels of your own for the first time. Choosing a suitable first car is not without its difficulties. There are a lot of options out there. Finding a good balance between the(…)

Electric superminis will cost same as petrol cars by 2020 – says Renault boss 0

Renault’s head of electric vehicles has stated that he believes electric vehicles, like the ZOE, will cost the same as their similarly sized, conventionally powered equivalents by 2020. Gilles Normand, the firm’s senior vice-president for electric vehicles, said that the company’s sales for their first small EV, the ZOE, have leapt by 90% between 2016(…)

2017’s most hotly anticipated cars #13 – The Mini Countryman 0

Today we continue our list of 2017’s most hotly anticipated cars with a sneaky peak at the reimagining of an iconic classic… The Mini Countryman If truth be told, when it’s released next month, the Mini Countryman won’t be the best looking car on the roads; the car’s bulky contours take some getting used to.(…)

The new 2014 Mini One 0

The brand new MINI One has been showcased. The entry level vehicle was shown off at the 2014 Geneva show. The car will come with lower powered three cylinder engines. The MINI one Diesel was also shown off at the Geneva Motor Show. These are seen as the more ‘affordable’ MINI’s. That will mean lower(…)