Holy Crap, Some Wonderful Kooks Are Building New Mini Mokes In China

I've always liked that most of the iconic small cars of the last century all had a 'tough' version: the Beetle had the Thing (and Kubelwagen before that), the 2CV had the Mehari, even the Trabant had the Tramp. And one of the most famous of these, the Mini's Moke version, is now getting reborn. In China. By… » 10/17/13 2:30pm 10/17/13 2:30pm

Someone Turned This Subaru Into A Macro Moke

Old Subarus are great snow cars, but what if you live in the desert near the Mexican border? It's pretty sunny down there, so clearly, the best thing to do is turn your beater Subie into a not-so-mini Mini Moke, right? » 12/25/12 9:30am 12/25/12 9:30am

MINI Off-Road "Moke" Concept Coming To Detroit

MotoringFile's reporting we'll see MINI's next concept car, a more-butch-than-the-crossover-concept R60-based "Moke" concept that may foreshadow a coming production version, unveiled at next month's Detroit Auto Show. » 12/11/09 9:00am 12/11/09 9:00am

Man Builds Detailed Model Cars From Discarded Aluminum Cans

Meet Sandy Sanderson from New Zealand. Needing something to keep himself occupied after breaking his wrist in a motorcycle accident, he started building amazing model cars from discarded aluminum cans. His incredibly intricate work below. » 12/03/09 3:30pm 12/03/09 3:30pm

50 Years Young: The Five Best Minis Ever

The little Mini Coupé Concept heralded the start of today's 50th Anniversary of the Mini in all its myriad forms. Now, in honor of this brilliant little car's first half century, we're listing these five all-time best. » 8/26/09 2:45pm 8/26/09 2:45pm

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…

Top Gear Australia Teaser Hits The Web

With the premiere of Top Gear Australia » 9/23/08 6:00pm 9/23/08 6:00pm on September 29 less than a week away, this teaser gives at the impending hoonage. Looks like we can expect a review of the world's first , and some sort of challenge involving sharks, meat and a Mini Moke. Wait a sec, is that a we see too? [via ]