MINI Press Releases

MINI shows snowboarders how it’s done with the perfect backflip Gearing up for its world debut: The MINI John Cooper Works GP BMW Group adds one more model to its electric vehicle line up for London 2012 MINI and sports lifestyle brand PUMA sign multi-year license partnership Fastest MINI ever built – Best lap of the Nürburgring-Nordschleife: 8 min. 23 sec MINI names US Paralympic Team as Charitable Partner for MINI TAKES THE STATES 2012 MINI USA Celebrates 10 Years of Success MINI United Friends, Festival, Racing MINI Clubvan Concept More Space For Style Go Forth. Go West. Go MINI
MINI shows snowboarders how it’s done with the perfect backflip
MINI shows snowboarders how it’s done with the perfect backflip
Written By: MINI USA

A MINI can do more. It can win the Dakar Rally twice in a row. It can conquer more than 100 markets worldwide. But what about defying the laws of gravity and showing snowboarders how to nail the perfect backflip? ...

Gearing up for its world debut: The MINI John Cooper Works GP
Gearing up for its world debut: The MINI John Cooper Works GP
Written By: MINI USA

A limited-edition road car with race track-developed technology, the MINI John Cooper Works GP ...

BMW Group adds one more model to its electric vehicle line up for London 2012
BMW Group adds one more model to its electric vehicle line up for London 2012
Written By: MINI USA

Official Automotive Partner to the London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games, is keeping the Games moving with a range of fully electric vehicles as part of the fleet...

MINI and sports lifestyle brand PUMA sign multi-year license partnership
MINI and sports lifestyle brand PUMA sign multi-year license partnership
Written By: MINI USA

Joint collection to feature clothing and accessories for the sporty, urban lifestyle...

Fastest MINI ever built – Best lap of the Nürburgring-Nordschleife: 8 min. 23 sec
Fastest MINI ever built – Best lap of the Nürburgring-Nordschleife: 8 min. 23 sec
Written By: MINI USA

Extensive use of motor sport technology – Racing feeling transferred to the road – Preview at the MINI United festival – Production limited to 2,000 cars....

MINI names US Paralympic Team as Charitable Partner for MINI TAKES THE STATES 2012
MINI names US Paralympic Team as Charitable Partner for MINI TAKES THE STATES 2012
Written By: MINI USA

In January,MINI USA announced initial plans for MINI TAKES THE STATES (MTTS) 2012, and today the company is proud to name the United States Paralympic Team ...

MINI USA Celebrates 10 Years of Success
MINI USA Celebrates 10 Years of Success
Written By: MINI USA

Since its 2002 introduction, MINI USA has proven that there is a place for premium small cars in the American car market; and on the 10th anniversary of the brand’s launch...

MINI United Friends, Festival, Racing
MINI United Friends, Festival, Racing
Written By: MINI USA

MINI United Scheduled for May 11-13, 2012 in Le Castellet, France...

MINI Clubvan Concept More Space For Style
MINI Clubvan Concept More Space For Style
Written By: MINI USA

Stand-out-from-the-crowd style can also be amazingly practical – and practicality can be surprisingly attractive. ...

Go Forth. Go West. Go MINI
Go Forth. Go West. Go MINI
Written By: MINI USA

The biggest official MINI road rally is scheduled to take place again this summer. The bi-annual MINI Takes the States (MTTS) ...

MINI USA Offering Facebook Visitors an Ice-Cool Prize at Extreme Sport Event
MINI USA Offering Facebook Visitors an Ice-Cool Prize at Extreme Sport Event
Written By: MINI USA

MINI USA’s Facebook page has launched a competition with a prize so cool it will literally take the winner’s breath away....

MINI Motoring discovers the fun In sharing the Road Less Traveled
MINI Motoring discovers the fun In sharing the Road Less Traveled
Written By: MINI USA

All-New Mobile App Connects MINI Driving Passion with MINI Financial Services Accounts to Earn Points and Win Rewards...

Two New MINI Vehicles To Premiere At Pebble Beach
Two New MINI Vehicles To Premiere At Pebble Beach
Written By: MINI USA

MINI fans in the US will have their first chance to see two exciting and very different, new MINI vehicles at the world-famous Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance in California this week...

Video - MINI John Cooper Works Coupé Endurance
Video - MINI John Cooper Works Coupé Endurance
Written By: MINI USA

Born for the "Green Hell" adventure: The MINI John Cooper Works Coupé Endurance. Racing car celebrates world premiere in 24-hour race at the Nürburgring-Nordschleife....

Video - MINI John Cooper Works Coupe an extreme athlete in peak form
Video - MINI John Cooper Works Coupe an extreme athlete in peak form
Written By: MINI USA

The exceptionally sporty MINI models bearing the John Cooper Works badge hold a very special status within the model range. Features such as engine technology derived directly from motorsports mark them out from the norm...

Get a firm grip with the Union Jack Sneakers by MINI. British shoe cult for the streetsmart
Get a firm grip with the Union Jack Sneakers by MINI. British shoe cult for the streetsmart
Written By: MINI USA

The new sneakers from the MINI Lifestyle Collection bring the Union Jack look onto the pavement in true British style. These sports shoes come with an unmistakable MINI signature and are set to delight not only inveterate fans of the brand. ...

The MINI Coupe a recipe for unbridled driving fun
The MINI Coupe a recipe for unbridled driving fun
Written By: MINI USA

MINI is expanding its product family with the launch of a model geared squarely to maximizing driving fun. The MINI Coupe indulges the keen driver with a level of agility unmatched in the small car segment, along with a unique body and interior ...

SEWELL MINI OF PLANO NOW OPEN: Dedicated MINI Dealership features dramatic design and fun
SEWELL MINI OF PLANO NOW OPEN: Dedicated MINI Dealership features dramatic design and fun
Written By: MINI USA

Sewell MINI of Plano is now open and features dramatic interior and exterior design, along with plenty of features for a family-friendly showroom and service experience....

Four titles for the BMW Group at 2011 Engine of the Year Awards
Four titles for the BMW Group at 2011 Engine of the Year Awards
Written By: BMW Group

With four class victories in the competition “International Engine of the Year Award” 2011, the BMW Group repeated last year’s success, whilst at the same time strengthening its position as the most successful manufacturer to take part in the competition...

BMW Furthers Commitment to Mobility in Urban Environments
BMW Furthers Commitment to Mobility in Urban Environments
Written By: BMW Group USA

Today BMW North America made three announcements in New York City to contribute to furthering sustainable mobility and recognizing the important role New York City plays as a proving ground in this area. ...

MINI INSPIRED BY GOODWOOD: THE HIGHEST IN EXCLUSIVITY
MINI INSPIRED BY GOODWOOD: THE HIGHEST IN EXCLUSIVITY
Written By: MINI USA

The MINI INSPIRED BY GOODWOOD, which will make its world debut at the Auto Shanghai 2011, is an exclusive special edition that adds another layer to the MINI brand experience with a generous dose of automotive luxury and exclusivity in its highest form....

BMW Group Presents MINI Cooper to Woodcliff Lake Police Dept.
BMW Group Presents MINI Cooper to Woodcliff Lake Police Dept.
Written By: BMW Group USA

The BMW Group message of DON’T TXT & DRIVE became local and mobile this afternoon as BMW of North America presented the Woodcliff Lake, NJ Police Department with a specially emblazoned MINI Cooper hartop. ...

IIHS names MINI Countryman as a 2011 Top Safety Pick Winner
IIHS names MINI Countryman as a 2011 Top Safety Pick Winner
Written By: MINI USA

In recent testing, the 2011 MINI Cooper Countryman has earned the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety’s (IIHS) designation as a “Top Safety Pick” for achieving “Good” ratings for front, side, rollover, and rear impact protection....

Video - Driving fun in a new dimension: The MINI Rocketman Concept
Video - Driving fun in a new dimension: The MINI Rocketman Concept
Written By: MINI USA

The creation of innovative concepts for urban mobility has seen MINI grow into the successful brand we know today. A constant stream of new ideas from its beginnings more than 50 years ago to the present day have ensured that driving fun has continued to grow even though space on our roads has becom...

The John Cooper Works Package for the MINI Hardtop and MINI Convertible.
The John Cooper Works Package for the MINI Hardtop and MINI Convertible.
Written By: MINI USA

While MINI offers complete models and accessory options under the John Cooper Works product brand, a John Cooper Works Package has now been developed for the 2011 MINI Hardtop and Convertible vehicles, giving customers everything they need to express their passion for racing and give their cars a he...

Exclusive to the MINI Cooper S: John Cooper Works Tuning Kit.
Exclusive to the MINI Cooper S: John Cooper Works Tuning Kit.
Written By: MINI USA

The selection of John Cooper Works retrofit options will also welcome some attractive new additions in spring 2011. Customers keen to sample the sporting driving experience in the MINI Cooper S Hardtop, MINI Cooper S Clubman or MINI Cooper S Convertible will be able to order their cars with the John...

MINI Yours launches the Hampton Package for the MINI Clubman
MINI Yours launches the Hampton Package for the MINI Clubman
Written By: MINI USA

To celebrate the 50th anniversary of the original “Other MINI” (the 1961 Morris Mini Traveller), the new Hampton Package is a special-edition Clubman that embodies the character of MINI Yours, MINI’s in-house exclusive vehicle program. The Hampton name references both the brand’s British heritage an...

MINI USA announces its first partnership to develop third-party Apps for MINI Connected
MINI USA announces its first partnership to develop third-party Apps for MINI Connected
Written By: MINI USA

MINI USA announces that the company is collaborating with Pandora to develop the first third party app for MINI Connected. Upon completion, Pandora internet radio will be available at no charge and allow customers to access and control Pandora through the existing MINI Connected system....

The first Sports Activity Coupe in the premium segment – and a MINI through and through.
The first Sports Activity Coupe in the premium segment – and a MINI through and through.
Written By: MINI USA

MINI is marking an important milestone in its history by once again presenting a fascinating new vehicle concept for the MINI family – the MINI Paceman Concept. Exactly 10 years ago, visitors to the North American International Auto Show...

MINI USA Dealer Network Reaches 100 Outlets: MINI of San Diego Hosts Milestone Grand Opening
MINI USA Dealer Network Reaches 100 Outlets: MINI of San Diego Hosts Milestone Grand Opening
Written By: MINI USA

The MINI USA dealer network has been growing steadily since the new MINI brand’s US introduction in 2002 with 66 dealerships...

BMW Group: Strong sales growth of 16.8% in September 2010
BMW Group: Strong sales growth of 16.8% in September 2010
Written By: BMW Group USA

The BMW Group continued its successful course worldwide in September...

BMW Group U.S. Reports August 2010 Sales
BMW Group U.S. Reports August 2010 Sales
Written By: BMW Group USA

The BMW Group in the U.S. (BMW and MINI combined) reported August sales of 23,965 vehicles, a decrease of 1.6 percent ...

MINI Driver Takes First Place in Grand-Am Continental Tire Sports Challenge
MINI Driver Takes First Place in Grand-Am Continental Tire Sports Challenge
Written By: MINI USA

RSR Motorsports Racing Team car No. 198 captured their first series win for both RSR and MINI, earning first place in the Street Tuner...

Video - 2011 MINI Cooper Clubman the experience continues
Video - 2011 MINI Cooper Clubman the experience continues
Written By: MINI USA

The fun-to-drive MINI, still guarantees go-kart handling and a fun driving experience, but now with eye-catching design modifications...

In Detail - All New 2011 MINI 1.6 Liter Turbochaged Four Cylinder Engine
In Detail - All New 2011 MINI 1.6 Liter Turbochaged Four Cylinder Engine
Written By: MINI USA

The completely redesigned turbocharged 1.6-liter four-cylinder engine features a laundry list of technical advancements whose development is rooted in the engine expertise of the BMW...

Video - 2011 MINI Cooper Convertible the experience continues
Video - 2011 MINI Cooper Convertible the experience continues
Written By: MINI USA

The fun-to-drive MINI, still guarantees go-kart handling and a fun driving experience, but now with eye-catching design modifications...

BMW Group supports new iPod Out feature for iPhone and iPod touch
BMW Group supports new iPod Out feature for iPhone and iPod touch
Written By: BMW Group USA

Next generation of vehicle integration for iPhone and iPod touch enables use of the latest iPod music features in BMW and MINI vehicles....

BMW Group U.S. Reports June 2010 Sales
BMW Group U.S. Reports June 2010 Sales
Written By: BMW Group USA

June sales of BMW and MINI vehicles in the U.S. increased 11.9 percent to 23,331 units, delivering the best sales month ...

BMW GROUP U.S. Reports May 2010 Sales
BMW GROUP U.S. Reports May 2010 Sales
Written By: BMW Group USA

BMW Group in the U.S. (BMW and MINI combined) reported May sales of 22,092 vehicles delivering the best result this year in spite of volum...

MINI TAKES THE STATES 2010 – THE RALLY IS ON
MINI TAKES THE STATES 2010 – THE RALLY IS ON
Written By: MINI USA

The MINI Community Takes MINI Fun On the Road, Across the U.S....

BMW Group reports double-digit growth again in April
BMW Group reports double-digit growth again in April
Written By: BMW Group USA

The BMW Group is maintaining its strong sales momentum: The number of BMW, MINI and Rolls-Royce brand automobiles delivered to customers worldwide ...

Area MINI Dealer Invests in Baltimore’s Future: MINI of Baltimore County Celebrates Dealership Grand
Area MINI Dealer Invests in Baltimore’s Future: MINI of Baltimore County Celebrates Dealership Grand
Written By: MINI USA

As part of the dealer network expansion, MINI of Baltimore County, MINI’s newest dealership in the US, has opened its doors for business...

MINI Confirms the John Cooper Works World Championship 50 Edition Will be Sold in the U.S.
MINI Confirms the John Cooper Works World Championship 50 Edition Will be Sold in the U.S.
Written By: MINI USA

In response to high dealer demand, MINI USA will offer a limited number of the MINI John Cooper Works World Championship...

Video - MINI E Racei Green power through the Green Hell
Video - MINI E Racei Green power through the Green Hell
Written By: BMW Group

Taking on the infamous Nürburgring-Nordschleife circuit at race speed with an electrically powered car is an ambitious project...

American MINI E Project Participants Give Their Driving Impressions
American MINI E Project Participants Give Their Driving Impressions
Written By: MINI USA

MINI has been launching a few projects involving test driving the MINI E around the world. Project participants in the US give their impressions of the car, after having tested the MINI E for a few months....

BMW Group U.S. Reports March 2010 Sales
BMW Group U.S. Reports March 2010 Sales
Written By: BMW Group USA

The BMW Group in the U.S. (BMW and MINI combined) reported March sales of 21,670 vehicles, an increase of 2.6 percent from the 21,125 vehicles sold in the same month of 2009...

MINI takes automobile customization to the next level
MINI takes automobile customization to the next level
Written By: MINI USA

MINI, a leader in the manufacturing of customized vehicles in volume, is set to take automobile personalization to a whole new level with a revolutionary paint system ...

MINI USA REVEALS NEWEST ADDITION TO THE MINI FAMILY: MINI Countryman makes it first U.S. appearance
MINI USA REVEALS NEWEST ADDITION TO THE MINI FAMILY: MINI Countryman makes it first U.S. appearance
Written By: MINI USA

The all new MINI Countryman, MINI’s biggest and boldest model, will make its U.S. debut during the New York International Auto Show....

EL PASO HOME TO NEWEST MINI DEALERSHIP: MINI of El Paso Celebrates Grand Opening
EL PASO HOME TO NEWEST MINI DEALERSHIP: MINI of El Paso Celebrates Grand Opening
Written By: MINI USA

Yesterday, MINI USA and the El Paso community celebrated the MINI of El Paso Grand Opening, the 6th MINI dealership in Texas...

Racing Drivers Earn Top Honors Behind the Wheel of a MINI
Racing Drivers Earn Top Honors Behind the Wheel of a MINI
Written By: MINI USA

MINI USA congratulates the RSR Motorsports racing team on their podium finish during the GRAND-AM Continental Tire Sports car Challenge held at Homestead Miami Speedway ...

BMW Group increases sales (worldwide) by 14.0 percent in February
BMW Group increases sales (worldwide) by 14.0 percent in February
Written By: BMW Group USA

The BMW Group once again improved sales volumes substantially in February of this year. A total of 91,758 BMW, MINI and Rolls-Royce automobiles were delivered to customers ...

MINI USA and the Inland Empire community will celebrate the MINI of Ontario Grand Opening
MINI USA and the Inland Empire community will celebrate the MINI of Ontario Grand Opening
Written By: MINI USA

On Saturday, March 6, MINI USA and the Inland Empire community will celebrate the MINI of Ontario Grand Opening, the 15th MINI dealership in California, and the largest facility in Southern California....

All-new Connectivity Solution, MINI Connected, Offers More Motoring Enjoyment.
All-new Connectivity Solution, MINI Connected, Offers More Motoring Enjoyment.
Written By: MINI USA

MINI Connected offers new options to further enhance the driving fun associated with the brand by intelligently connecting the driver, his MINI and the outside world. The new MINI Connected system will be launched simultaneously with the MINI Countryman, as an option on the newest member of the MINI...

Fun has no Limits: The MINI Countryman
Fun has no Limits: The MINI Countryman
Written By: MINI USA

MINI is adding a fourth model to the family, opening up a new dimension of motoring with that unmistakable MINI exhilaration. The new MINI Countryman is a genuine crossover vehicle, and bridges the gap between the classic concept of the MINI and a modern Crossover. Boasting enhanced opportunities in...

MINI USA CELEBRATES SEATTLE DEALERSHIP GRAND OPENING
MINI USA CELEBRATES SEATTLE DEALERSHIP GRAND OPENING
Written By: MINI USA

Woodcliff Lake, NJ – November 4, 2009… Today, MINI USA celebrates the Grand Opening of its second dealership in Washington, as the brand continues to grow its U.S. presence and expand its dealer network by 20 percent compared to 2008....

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