This Race Car Is The Crazy Mini Cooper You Don't Invite To Parties

Few things are more adorable than watching a bunch of Mini Coopers duke it out on track! That's what the UK's Mini Challenge is all about. It's a single-make series with different levels of competition designed to be an affordable, accessible entry point to touring car racing. » 1/26/15 12:25pm 1/26/15 12:25pm

Report: BMW And Toyota Teaming Up To Make Mini Small Again

It's no secret that the Mini Cooper isn't as small as it used to be, and while the redesigned car is better in a lot of ways, it's not necessarily a better Mini. But a new report says the brand recognizes the need for smallness, and could turn to Toyota to make a new tiny city car. Hooray small things! » 1/23/15 2:27pm 1/23/15 2:27pm

Government Assholes Publicly Crushed This Mini For Violating Import Law

Assholes from the U.S. Department of Homeland Security took a break from their busy schedules of snorting coke and having sex with prostitutes in Colombia and fondling children at airports on Thursday long enough to publicly destroy an imported Mini at a New Jersey junkyard. Hey, fuck you guys! » 12/12/14 11:46am 12/12/14 11:46am

Mini Could See A Big 'Brand Shake-Up' Soon

More than a year ago, we reported that executives at Mini came to the conclusion that they make too many variants. Even more recently, a board member said their lineup may be trimmed to four or five core cars. Now we have even more evidence of a brand shakeup at Mini, but it's one that could include... um, even… » 9/12/14 10:24am 9/12/14 10:24am

Volkswagen's Website Still Sucks

I spend a lot of time on manufacturer websites configuring various cars and trucks. Sometimes I even get paid to visit these sites in order to help a client figure out what model, trim, and options would be best. Most automaker websites are good, some are just okay, but no website is more infuriating than Volkswagen's. » 9/04/14 9:55am 9/04/14 9:55am