Beijing Mini Cooper Rickshaws Combine Car, Cycle And Ugly

In celebration of the launch of the Mini Cooper Clubman in the Chinese market, Mini has chopped the back half off a handful of cars so they can be converted into rickshaws. Mini is no doubt trying to capitalize on the global spotlight placed on Beijing with some kind of sporting festival going on right now, but if… » 8/11/08 5:00pm 8/11/08 5:00pm

Jezza Hates the Mini Cooper S Clubman

Dang. We know Jeremy is a bit of a crank and prone to bouts of overwrought, under-accurate vitriol, but he actually goes on record saying he would prefer a goat to the new Mini Clubman. Not a GTO mind you, but a can-eating goat. Why? Well, one reason is England-only (and Japan, and OZ) — the 3rd half-door is on the… » 12/26/07 6:00pm 12/26/07 6:00pm

BMW 1-Series & Mini Clubman Prices Announced

The guys over at Kicking Tires have the scoop on pricing today, with announcements for both the BMW 1-Series and Mini Clubman. BMW's Mini Clubman is going to start out just under the $20K mark at $19,950 for the stock version (before all the real charges) and $23,450 for the turbocharged Clubman S. That's a premium of… » 11/15/07 4:30pm 11/15/07 4:30pm

Dutch Autoweek Gets It Wrong On JCW-Infused Mini Clubman

Last week, the folks at Autoweek.nl reported the release of the new JCW Mini Clubman. According to the Mini-gasmic folks at Motoring File, they were totally wrong. According to them, the pictures were actually some BMW press shots showing off how you could kit up the Mini Clubman with the current portfolio of… » 11/12/07 10:45am 11/12/07 10:45am

John Cooper Works Mini Clubman Revealed

Autoweek.nl is following in the embargo-breaking footsteps of its 'merican magazine cousins (not related). Whereas AutoWeek leaked the early deets on the Clubman, Autoweek.nl's releasing details on the new John Cooper Works edition of the slightly-bigger-than-mini Mini. Our Dutch isn't great, but it looks like it will… » 11/08/07 11:15am 11/08/07 11:15am