Mini Cooper Covered In One Million Swarovski Crystals... Is Proud To Be An American?

Who knew an art car (made by two Canadians) made from a Mini Cooper (a British brand name made by a German company) covered in one million Swarovski crystals (a German-founded, Swiss-owned brand) housed at a Ripley's Believe It Or Not museum (in London) could be such an Amerigasm? The "Crystal Car" made by Ken and… » 11/14/08 10:00am 11/14/08 10:00am

All-Electric Mini E Gets One Year Lease Priced At $820 Per Month

According to Luxevelocity » 11/06/08 3:40pm 11/06/08 3:40pm, the new and very limited production all-electric will be offered up to interested customers with a one year lease at a monthly price of $820, but that's not all. To qualify for the lease you have to have a garage of some sort with a locking door and be able to supply a high-voltage hookup…

Best Mini Crossover Shots Yet From Paris Show Floor

Ben smuggled back a couple gigs of additional images from the Paris Motor Show » 10/06/08 9:30am 10/06/08 9:30am last week, including these shots inside and out of the . We got a live look at the diminutive soft-roader last week during the show, but these images give you quite a bit more detail, particularly of the thingamajig. The whole car has kind…

This Japanese Mini Cooper Does Everything Backwards

Here are things we know about the BMC Minis: front-engined, front-wheel-drive, tiny wheels, Brit motor. Here are things we know about this racing Mini from Japan: mid-engined, rear-wheel-drive, gigantic wheels, Honda B18c engine. We're not sure what compelled this individual to take the original Mini platform and flip… » 5/01/08 11:00am 5/01/08 11:00am