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

MINI Crossover: Little SUV Caught Braving Snowy Weather

A development mule for the upcoming MINI crossover has again been spotted. The little-UV-that-could was caught outfitted in BMW's brown acid camouflage and true to the concept of a MINI SUV, playing in the snow. » 1/28/09 12:30pm 1/28/09 12:30pm

Mini Crossover Spotted In Brown Acid Camouflage

Hot on the heels of the Mini Crossover Concept » 10/17/08 12:20pm 10/17/08 12:20pm revealed at the , we get our first glimpse of a prototype Mini crossing over in the wild. The all-wheel-drive micro-UV is obviously wearing the same epilepsy-inducing camouflage BMW has been fond of lately, but you can see the mule bears a great deal of resemblance to the …

What Will Mini Name Their New Crossover?

Since we first heard of the possibility of a Mini SUV, dubbed by many the Mini Crossman » 10/10/08 2:40pm 10/10/08 2:40pm that we saw , there has been speculation over the name. We thought this was all settled when they didn't officially name it the Crossman, but apparently enthusiast wishes now appear to hold no sway with automakers. You'd have…

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 …

Mini Off-Road Crossover Concept Includes Laser-Projected 3D In-Car…

The off-road Mini Crossover Concept » 9/10/08 1:45pm 9/10/08 1:45pm may be small on the outside, but on the inside there's a giant 3D globe that utilizes laser technology to integrate all of the car's entertainment, communication and navigational features into a touchscreen interface. The globe splits into hemispheres allowing the driver to check…

Mini Crossover Concept: Awesome, Awful or Average?

Beauty may only lie skin deep, but it can be argued that the Mini Crossover » 9/10/08 11:30am 9/10/08 11:30am is hiding all of its beauty below the surface...a surface which reminds us of a startled hamster. Opinions have varied on the vehicle and we'll attempt to reserve as much judgment as we can until we see it in person. We can say that the…

Mini Reveals Crossover Concept, Takes Brand Off-Road For First Time

BMW has released a series of sketches of their new Mini Crossover Concept, a tease of the 2011 Mini Crossman » 9/09/08 6:34pm 9/09/08 6:34pm we're expecting from the brand. How much resemblance this bears to the -built production model rumored to debut in 2010 is uncertain, but these sketches clearly point to a four-door, four-seat vehicle with…