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Test Drives2019 MINI Cooper S Convertible: I Don't Want to be Normal
In many ways, the MINI 3 Door reminds me of the Jeep Wrangler. It’s one of those halo cars that holds an entire brand together. MINI, like Jeep, has widened its portfolio of cars and SUVs in order to increase profit, normal stuff for any carmaker. In other words, if …
Test Drives2017 MINI John Cooper Works Clubman ALL4: Hot Wagon
MINI jumps back into the hot wagon segment by giving the John Cooper Works treatment to its second-generation Clubman. The Clubman is a four-door MINI station wagon which entered its second generation for the 2016 model year. The new Clubman is actually the largest MINI ever produced, measuring 4270 millimetres …

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New ModelsMINI Puts 301 Hp in New John Cooper Works Models
If you thought MINI’s John Cooper Works models had plenty of power already, prepare to be blown away. When they go on sale in Canada this summer, the new 2020 MINI JCW Clubman ALL4 and JCW Countryman ALL4 will feature the mightiest production engine in the British brand’s 60-year history, …
New Models2020 MINI Clubman Refreshed Inside and Out
If you’re looking for a fun-to-drive little car with a quirky personality, the refreshed-for-2020 MINI Clubman is coming soon with a number of cosmetic changes and technology updates. The most striking design feature is the newly styled front grille, which now extends almost fully across the bumper. Both the standard …
NewsTop Car Brands for Customer Service in 2019 According to J.D. Power
J.D. Power yesterday released its 2019 Customer Service Index Study, which is based on the responses received last fall from more than 57,000 owners and lessees of 2016 to 2018 model-year vehicles in the U.S. Once again, it’s safe to assume the results would be similar in Canada. The study …
TorontoMINI Cooper S 3 Door Ice Blue Edition Launched in Toronto
British brand MINI has a habit of cranking out special editions of their models in order to keep customers happy—especially those who look for a little exclusivity. This time around, it’s the 3 Door model that gets a limited-run variant called the Ice Blue Edition, which is presented at the …
NewsMINI 3 Door, 5 Door and Convertible Refreshed for 2019
Introduced in 2014, the current generation of the MINI, available in 3 Door , 5 Door and Convertible variants, will benefit from a few styling and technological enhancements for the 2019 model year. The front end gets blacked-out headlight clusters, and at the rear, the optional LED taillights pay tribute …
FrankfurtMINI John Cooper Works GP Concept and MINI Electric Concept
The BMW-owned MINI brand is striking hard and casting a wide net at the Frankfurt Auto Show. MINI Electric Concept For starters, we’ll be seeing the MINI Electric Concept, but BMW has unveiled little information about it so far. We know that it will feature a lithium-ion battery, that the …

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Motoring TV
Test Drive: The 2018 Mini John Cooper Works Clubman
The Mini is not so mini anymore. Graeme decides if that's a good thing or not. For more stories about the 2018 Mini Clubman, hit the link - https://www.guideautoweb.com/en/makes/mini/clubman/2018/ To watch all our most up to date content, check out our TV show schedule - https://www.guideautoweb.com/en/motoring-tv/schedule/ Check out our website …
2005
Motoring TV 2005 Episode 4
Challenge Bibendum 2005 Mini Ragtop Health of tires becomes obvious in wet and wintry weather Volvo 3CC How disc brakes work Quit blaming the car for air pollution.
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MOTORING TV: Compact Crossover of the Year for 2017
Motoring TV recently held its 1 hour Car of the Year Special on the TSN network where we picked the best in class for 2017. Here are the nominees and winner in the Compact Crossover category. (This segment originally appeared on Motoring TV 2017 episode #6) …
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Two-Minute Test Drive: Mini Cooper S Roadster vs. go-kart
You've no doubt heard the comparison at least a few times: The Mini Cooper handles like a go-kart. A man who's familiar with go-karts, having raced them for years, Russ Bond decided to put the comparison to bed with a head-to-head featuring the Mini Cooper S Roadster and a Jonak …
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Test Drive: 2015 Mini Cooper
When Mini fans learned that the third-gen car would be bigger than its predecessor, there was certainly some shock. "Well, take a chill pill, folks," Graeme Fletcher says, "because the increase in size is good for interior space but it does absolutely nothing to detract from the little car that …
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Test Drive: 2015 Mini Cooper S 5-Door
The Mini brand continues to grow—both literally and figuratively—culminating in this: The 2015 Mini 5-Door. While not as large as the Countryman, the newest Mini model adds a pair of rear doors and a decent-sized trunk to its cutesy image. On this edition of Test Drive, Graeme Fletcher has a …