TEASER. MINI Cooper S vs Sodi go-kart on-track

When the new MINI was announced, we knew it was only a matter of time before the brand drew attention towards the updated 2.0-litre TwinPower Turbo four-cylinder engine, retro-look cabin, and a whole new brand of MINI 'hallmark' exterior design. And, of course, that typical 'go-kart feeling'. » 8/12/14 3:37am 8/12/14 3:37am

Car & Driver Drags Odd Couple Car Combos, Shows Mom's V6 Camry Is As…

Well, not "as good" in every sense, or even more than one sense, of the term — but certainly just as quick in a 1/4 mile straight-line race. That's what the boys at Car & Driver found after spending the day at Milan Dragway pitting some of the strangest combinations of straight-line non-performance we've ever seen to… » 7/14/08 1:40pm 7/14/08 1:40pm

New Mini Cooper JCW Spied on Nurburgring

The wicked and worldly watermarkers at World Car Fans tracked down what they claim to be a prototype Mini Cooper S lapping the Ring that is Nurburg. Word-on-the-street says this will be a new, higher-output model for those who want more than the vanilla John Cooper Works R56. The new kit could be sporting a power… » 11/07/07 11:45am 11/07/07 11:45am