MINI Officially Returning To WRC With Countryman

MINI fanboys, set your hearts to flutter, the company's officially announced a return to rallying. Prodrive's developing a World Rally Championship race-ready MINI Countryman for a run in the 2011 series. Rumor has it Marcus Grönholm's interested in driving. [Rallybuzz] » 7/27/10 12:30pm 7/27/10 12:30pm

Mini Countryman: First Four-Door Further Bastardizes Brand

The first four-door Mini, the Countryman, is officially here, continuing the tradition BMW started with the Clubman of watering down this beloved brand until it's almost completely unrecognizable. What's next, a Mini minivan called the "Familyman?" » 1/20/10 10:20am 1/20/10 10:20am