MINI Crossover To Be Named Monte Crossman

In an interview with Auto Motor und Sport, MINI CEO Kay Segler let it slip that the new MINI crossover/SUV will be called the Crossman, and not the Mini Monte as we'd all kind of hoped it would be. Crossman just sounds like a cross-dressing super hero... or maybe a super hero with David Cross' humor and good looks.… » 12/17/07 1:15pm 12/17/07 1:15pm

Mini Sports Activity Vehicle to be Built by Austrian Magna Steyr

BMW's just revealed that they've contracted the building of what's alternately been called the MINI Monte or MINI Sports Activity Vehicle (SAV) to the Austrian auto manufacturing company Magna Steyr. If you think Magna Steyr and BMW sound like familiar cohorts, it's because they are. Magna was in charge of production… » 12/06/07 9:15am 12/06/07 9:15am