2009 MINI Cooper Clubman S, Part Three

Why you should buy the 2009 MINI Cooper Clubman S: » 10/29/08 1:00pm 10/29/08 1:00pm You're extremely wealthy and like small cars. You never liked going around corners that much anyways. The most exciting thing that could possibly happen to you in the course of a day is spotting another Mini in exactly the same color and getting the driver of it to…

2009 MINI Cooper Clubman S, Part Two

Exterior Design: **** » 10/28/08 2:40pm 10/28/08 2:40pm The preserves much of the styling moxie possessed by the original while hiding much of the added heft. At a distance, it's nearly impossible to differentiate between the two variations, causing us to do more than one double-take. The only major giveaway is the 50/50 split rear barn doors with…

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

2008 John Cooper Works MINI Cooper Clubman, Pictures To Go With Long…

2008 John Cooper Works Mini Cooper Clubman. That's sort of like saying Porsche Cayenne GTS. Performance monikers slapped on vehicles with inherant performance shortcomings. Yes, we know, the 2008 JCW Mini Cooper Clubman already got the unveil at Geneva, but it was a pretty big show, and Spin and myself didn't really… » 3/19/08 6:17pm 3/19/08 6:17pm

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