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Mini Cooper convertible: new gen
3rd November, 2015
Distinguishing the new generation Mini Cooper convertible is unmistakable exterior design; characteristic proportions; up-to-date interpretation of classic Mini design features: circular headlamps and rear lights with chrome surrounds ..... more

Mini Clubman: New-Generation price confirmed
30th October, 2015
Pricing starts from $34,900* (3-cylinder Cooper Clubman); longer (+292mm), wider (+117mm) and increased wheelbase (+123mm); Improvements in interior comfort and storage capacity ..... more

Mini John Cooper Works released
19th July, 2015
The most powerful Mini to ever enter series production; Priced from $47,400* (manual) or $49,950* (optional Steptronic); Features a 2.0 litre, four-cylinder, turbo engine: Power up 10 per cent - 170kW @ 5,200rpm, Torque up 23 per cent - 320Nm @ 1,250rpm, 0 - 100 km/h in 6.3 seconds ..... more

Mini Clubman: new generation revealed
28th June, 2015
The new interpretation has powerful front section with inlets for Air Curtain at the front wheel arches; dynamically stretched silhouette with four side doors and a shoulder contour that emphasises the car's width ..... more

Mini John Cooper Works coming soon
21st April, 2015
John Cooper Works model launched on the new Mini's third generation hatch platform; Available from $47,400* (manual); Features Mini's most powerful engine ever; Newly developed Brembo sports brake system; Enhanced list of standard equipment ..... more

Mini Cooper 5-door: prices announced
16th October, 2014
First Mini Cooper 5-door has space for five occupants; Choice of 1.5-litre TwinPower Turbo petrol and diesel engines and 2.0-litre TwinPower Turbo petrol in Cooper S; On sale from 1st November; Priced from $27,750* ..... more

Mini One arrives
16th July, 2014
New entry point to the Mini range; Powered by three cylinder engine; Lowest priced Mini since re-launch in 2002; Starting from $24,500* ..... more

Mini Cooper 3rd generation released
24th June, 2014
Larger and more powerful; New three cylinder engines for the Cooper petrol and diesel variants; now priced from $26,650* ..... more

Mini Superleggera Vision concept
25th May, 2014
In collaboration with Mini, Touring Superleggera has designed and built an elaborately crafted, unique model which blends the tradition of classic coachwork construction with the Mini’s authentic British styling ..... more

Mini: prices for new-generation announced
14th April, 2014
More powerful and more economical; New three cylinder engines for the Mini Cooper petrol and diesel variants; Introduction of latest technologies including dynamic damper control, variable driving modes, head-up display, LED headlights; slightly larger third generation Mini hatch ..... more

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Mini: new generation unveiled
19th November, 2013
Even though the new Mini is instantly recognisable, the car is completely new from the ground up. Every component has been back to the drawing board in an effort to optimise its function, performance and style ..... more

Mini Cooper next-gen to debut in November
7th August, 2013
The new Mini is expected to be unveiled on 18th November 2013, 107 years to the day since the birth of the man who started an automobile revolution, Sir Alec Issigonis. Mini Plant Oxford will host the world premiere ..... more

Mini Paceman JCW here in May
25th March, 2013
Mini Australia has confirmed pricing details for its high performance addition to the newly launched Mini Paceman range, the Mini John Cooper Works Paceman, which is scheduled to arrive in Australian showrooms from May ..... more

Mini Paceman released
15th March, 2013
Built on the compact SUV platform originally designed for the Mini Countryman, the Paceman is the seventh model in the Mini line-up, and presents an individual character which is evident from any angle ..... more

Mini Paceman prices announced
27th January, 2013
The fresh and individual 'character' of the new Mini Paceman is instantly evident from any angle. The Mini Paceman transforms the compact SUV platform, from the Mini Countryman, towards the concept of a Coupé ..... more

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Mini introducing base model coupe and roadster
9th October, 2012
Priced from $34,900* for the Coupe and $37,500* for the Roadster, the new Cooper engine variants reduce the entry price-point to the range by more than $8,000 ..... more

Paceman is a new Mini for 2013
18th September, 2012
The new model's dynamically stretched coupé lines and hallmark Mini go-kart feeling team up with the ambience of its variable-usage interior to make the Mini Paceman something a little different for the urban environment ..... more

Mini John Cooper Works GP limited edition
20th May, 2012
Only once has there been anything like it, but even that wasn’t as quick. With the Mini John Cooper Works GP, the British brand, has come up with another car of exceptional talent designed to deliver extreme performance ..... more

Mini Roadster released
7th March, 2012
The Mini Roadster is the sixth model in the BMW-owned British car maker’s line-up and the first open-top two-seater in the brand’s history ..... more

Mini Coupe released
7th March, 2012
The Coupe's distinctive, sporty characteristics are also reflected in a low-slung silhouette and expressively styled roof ..... more

Mini Clubvan Concept
19th February, 2012
The Clubvan concept opens the door to a completely new market for Mini, small businesses who want to combine sharp driving dynamics with low cost of ownership, while also making a style statement with their company van ..... more

Mini Roadster prices announced
18th January, 2012
Mini Australia has announced pricing for the Mini Roadster starting from $45,500* for the Cooper S model and $55,100* for the range-topping John Cooper Works variant ..... more

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Mini Coupe prices announced
2nd December, 2011
Mini Australia has announced pricing for the Mini Coupe will begin at $42,990* for the Cooper S model ..... more

Mini Roadster coming in 2012
31st October, 2011
The model line-up ranges from the Mini Cooper Roadster (90 kW), via the Mini Cooper SD Roadster (105 kW) and Mini Cooper S Roadster (135 kW), to the sharpest performer of all, the 155 kW Mini John Cooper Works Roadster ..... more

Mini Coupe here in 2012
26th September, 2011
The new model, which is due in Australia in early 2012, further increases the variety within the brand’s vehicle line-up. The fifth model of the new Mini generation to wear the British brand’s badge represents a reinterpretation of the super-compact sports car category ..... more

Off the line: two million Minis
5th September, 2011
The two millionth Mini is a Mini Convertible specially painted in White Silver metallic with a blue denim roof. The specification boasts a selection of bespoke interior and exterior options including special alloy wheels, a distinctive leather steering wheel and lounge leather upholstery. The car will be used in a Mini promotion campaign ..... more

A coupe for Mini
7th June, 2011
The two-seater Mini Coupé will indulge the keen driver with a level of agility admired in the small car segment, along with a unique body and interior concept ..... more

Mini offering cheaper Chilli
2nd June, 2011
The content of the Chilli package remains unchanged but has been reduced in price by over 75 per cent ..... more

Mini Cooper Countryman diesel released
8th May, 2011
Priced from $52,100*, the new range-topping Mini Cooper SD ALL4 Countryman is powered by a 2.0 litre turbo-diesel engine, generating 105 kW of power with peak torque at 305 Newton metres ..... more

Mini Inspired by Goodwood
18th April, 2011
The special edition of the three-door Mini was built under the guidance of the Rolls-Royce Motor Cars design team and transfers the unmistakable style of the British luxury car manufacturer to the equally unique Mini ..... more

Mini's new entry-level model
10th April, 2011
The ‘Mini Ray’ becomes the new entry-point to the brand, with a manufacturer’s list price* (MLP*) of $25,500* (excluding on-road costs) ..... more

Mini Rocketman Concept
25th February, 2011
The study car harks back to the classic Mini in terms of its exterior dimensions, while its technology points to the future of automotive design. A 3+1-seater with 3 doors and a length of just over 3 metres (approx. 10 feet), the Mini Rocketman Concept responds to the fundamental requirements of mobile lifestyles in the big cities of the future by pooling the brand’s core values in concentrated form ..... more

Mini Countryman due in February
17th January, 2011
Mini Australia has announced pricing for the long-awaited Mini Countryman, set to arrive in Australia in late February. Mini Australia also confirmed the inclusion of a 1.6 litre turbo-diesel engine variant in the Countryman line-up, the Mini Cooper D Countryman, to be available from March production. Mini Countryman pricing (MLP*) will start at $37,700* ..... more

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Mini Paceman
19th December, 2010
Following the launch of the Mini Countryman and the forthcoming launches of the Mini Coupe and Roadster, the Paceman Concept shows once again not only the innovative spirit and adventure among its design team, but also the potential breadth of the Mini brand as it grows and develops ..... more

Updated Mini Cooper released
25th November, 2010
The new Mini is now 99 mm longer whilst maintaining all other proportions, such as Mini’s short overhangs. The front apron has gained distinctive 'eyebrows' ..... more

Mini update on the way
30th June, 2010
Mini is giving its model line-up fresh impetus to continue its history of competitiveness in the small car segment with design modifications, a new diesel engine and new equipment features ..... more


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Mini at Goodwood's Festival of Speed
20th June, 2010
Mini will appear at the 2010 Goodwood Festival of Speed from 1st-4th July. Apart from displaying the full range of the current Mini models, the British Mini brand will mix old and new. Goodwood will be the venue where Mini’s past meets the brand’s future ..... more

Ten special Minis coming to Australia
18th February, 2010
This Mini special edition has a limited production run of only 500 units worldwide – each are individually numbered - and will become one of the most exclusive Mini models ever produced ..... more

Mini Countryman released
21st January, 2010
The latest evolution of the Mini, the Countryman, is a five door cross-over ..... more

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Mini John Cooper Works Cabrio released
13th October, 2009
On the back of solid demand for the performance Mini brand – John Cooper Works, the new Mini John Cooper Works Cabrio joins the fray in typical style ..... more

Mini Roadster Concept
23rd September, 2009
The new concept car carries over the features typical of Mini to a new segment, the Mini designers thus bringing out yet another attractive facet in the character of the brand ..... more

Mini Coupé Concept
28th August, 2009
Its design and the use of high-performance drivetrain technology, the Mini  Coupé Concept offers ideal conditions as a compact sports car ..... more

Mini Celebrated its 50th Birthday Yesterday
27th August, 2009
Fifty years ago to the day, the British Motor Corporation (BMC) unveiled the result of its quest to design a new and revolutionary compact car ..... more

Mini anniversary models for Australia
25th August, 2009
Mini has announced the introduction of two new models for the Australian market, the Mini 50 Mayfair and Mini 50 Camden. This confirms the news that Next Car revealed back on the 9th August that Mini was preparing for two new models to be unveiled at next month's Frankfurt Motor Show ..... more

JCW coming for Mini Cabrio
4th August, 2009
The Mini John Cooper Works Cabrio is confirmed for market introduction in September this year and will join the Mini John Cooper Works and Mini John Cooper Works Clubman ..... more

Mini makes 1.5 million
6th July, 2009
Just weeks after celebrating Mini’s 50th birthday, another milestone was reached in England today as the 1.5 millionth car rolled off BMW's Plant Oxford’s production line ..... more

Mini E: first delivery of zero emission Mini
31st May, 2009
The first of several hundred customers in the United States has taken delivery of a Mini E – a fully electric, zero emissions vehicle—as part of a year-long field study ..... more

Mini Cooper Diesel Released
21st May, 2009
The Mini Cooper D is only the third car on the Australian new car market that, currently, offers the automatic stop/go feature ..... more

50 Years of Mini
10th May, 2009
Fifty years ago in England, the first Mini rolled off the production line at Cowley (now called Plant Oxford) ..... more

Mini's Diesel Is Just Months Away
20th March, 2009
Priced from $33,750 (RRP) the new Mini Cooper D also comes to market attractively priced compared to some more expensive hybrid models ..... more

New Mini Cabrio Arrives in Australia
17th March, 2009
Priced from $39,800 (RRP) the new Mini Cabrio is set to build on the success of its predecessor, thanks to new more powerful engines, reductions in fuel consumption and emissions ..... more

Mini John Cooper Works Convertible For Geneva
16th February, 2009
Mini will unveil the new John Cooper Works Convertible at the Geneva Motor Show, which opens to the public on 5th March 2009 ..... more

Mini Cooper D Confirmed for Australia
21st January, 2009
As with all Mini models, the Mini Cooper D customer will be able to specify a car to their exact requirements with a big choice of interior and exterior trim and colour options ..... more

Mini Heads Back to Its Roots
11th January, 2009
Silverstone, in the UK, with its legendary race track will be next year’s setting for the largest Mini enthusiasts event ever ..... more

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New Mini Cabrio For 2009
30th November, 2008
With its design improved in an evolutionary process and with an even wider range of practical functions, the new Mini Cabrio is unmistakably Mini ..... more

Mini's New Concept Car: Crossover
16th September, 2008
The Mini Crossover Concept is a new model variant for the first time measuring more than four metres in length, with four drive wheels, four doors and four single seats ..... more

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New Mini John Cooper Works Released
10th September, 2008
The two models are regular factory production models, built at Plant Oxford in the UK alongside regular Mini Cooper models ..... more

One million Minis exported from Plant Oxford
20th July, 2008
Since production began in 2001, Mini's Plant Oxford has seen over one million Minis leave the UK plant destined for customers around the world ..... more

Mini Announces Pricing for New JCW
13th June, 2008
Mini expands its family of retro cars later in the year with the Australian release of the Mini John Cooper Works brand ..... more

Mini Clubman For March Release
7th February, 2008
BMW's department for the Mini has confirmed that the Clubman, the wagon-like Mini (not a clubman style racer) will be released locally in a month's time ..... more

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Mini Challenge For 2008
26th June, 2007
Mini is seeking an opportunity to race the small British made cars in Australia next year, in a one make event known as the Mini Challenge Series ..... more

Mini Cabrio Sidewalk Released
6th June, 2007
BMW Group Australia has released the new Mini Cabrio Sidewalk model locally ..... more

Mini Clubman Returns
13th March, 2007
The Mini brand will boost its European line-up with the launch of an all new model before the end of the year ..... more

New Mini For Australia
19th February, 2007
The new Minis are arriving in Australia ..... more

New Mini One and Mini Cooper D
17th January, 2007
The new Mini hatch line-up will soon be complete, when the new Mini One and Mini Cooper D models are unveiled to the public at the Geneva Motor Show on 8th March, 2007 ..... more

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Mini Footpath
29th December, 2006
Mini introduces a special edition Cabrio model at the 2007 Detroit Motor Show (North American International Auto Show) ..... more

Sir Alec Issigonis - Centenary of Birth
18th November, 2006
Born on 18th November, 1906, his most famous idea was destined to leave its stamp on the development of the automobile for decades to come: the Austin/Morris Mini ..... more

British Car Industry Accelerates
1st October, 2006
Three good news stories show it's not all doom and gloom in British manufacturing. Nissan, Mini and Honda announced investment in the UK, bringing an additional 2,000 jobs in car making ..... more

Mini Races Back to Bathurst
27th September, 2006
Some 40 years on from its win at the Bathurst 500 race at Mount Panorama, Mini returns to Bathurst to lap the famous track on Sunday 8th October, 2006 ..... more

Mini Production Links Three Modern UK Plants
25th September, 2006
The start of series production of the new Mini also signals the start of a new production network for Mini comprising three BMW Group manufacturing facilities in the UK ..... more

Mini Cabrio Chilli: C’Mon Summer!
1st September, 2006
Mini springs into summer with a hot new model. The high specification Chilli model is now available in the Cabrio ..... more

Mini Gains Stamp of Approval
29th August, 2006
The Australia Post “Driving Through the Years” special issue features the Morris 850 among a clutch of cars (including 1917 Ford T truck, 1956 Holden FE and 1976 Holden Sandman HX) that made motoring folklore ..... more

The New Mini
15th August, 2006
After building 800,000 examples, the entire car has been redesigned, yet Mini retains and authentically updates its key characteristic: its instantly recognisable style ..... more

Mini Powers into the Next Generation
1st August, 2006
The full reveal of the next generation Mini is just one month away, but Mini has provided a sneak preview of the new car’s mechanical package ..... more

Team Mini Comes In At 24th/25th/48th In Targa
2nd May, 2006
Team Mini has burst onto the Australian motor sport scene securing a finish for all three cars at Targa Tasmania ..... more

BMW Announces 3-Year/Unlimited km Warranty
1st May, 2006
Effective today, 1st May 2006, all sales of new BMW and Mini vehicles will be covered by a new three-year/unlimited km factory warranty ..... more

Mini Tackles 2006 Targa Tasmania
27th April, 2006
Mini is returning to motor sport with a three-car team backed by Mini Australia ..... more

Mini Odyssey 2006
29th March, 2006
Having left Johannesburg, three Minis are aiming their noses towards Oxford in the UK, travelling up the eastern side of Africa on a 49 day journey ..... more

Mini Record Breaker Arrives in Australia
22nd February, 2006
Last year, the Mini factory in Oxford (England) achieved its aim of producing more than 200,000 cars in one year, and that milestone model has arrived in Australia ..... more

Mini's Growth Prompts Bigger Model Range
11th January, 2006
Mini brand will grow to three distinct models within three years as the Mini Concept Detroit is confirmed for future production ..... more

Mini's Best Year
4th January, 2006
Mini in Australia has enjoyed its best year ever with a total of 2,097 cars delivered in 2005 ..... more

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Mini Cooper S With JCW GP Kit
1st November, 2005
From July 2006, the Mini Cooper S with John Cooper Works (JCW) GP Kit will realise a power output of around 218 bhp ..... more

Mini Travels Forward in Time and Space
12th September, 2005
Forty-five years after the launch of the Mini Traveller (estate) in September 1960, Mini presents the Mini Concept Frankfurt ..... more

High Performance Mini is Now Ex-Works
25th August, 2005
Mini announces its most potent factory built car yet. The Mini Cooper S with John Cooper Works Tuning Kit is now available ex-works ..... more

Peugeot/Citroen and BMW/Mini To Share A New Small Engine
21st June, 2005
Peugeot/Citroën and BMW will today present the industrial plan for their cooperation, which is designed to produce a new family of small 4-cylinder petrol engines that will be used in both partners’ vehicles (Peugeot, Citroën and Mini) ..... more

Global Mini Challenge Announced
2nd June, 2005
On 28th-30th October, 2005, Misano Circuit, in Italy will play host to the first-ever International Mini Challenge ..... more

Mini Poised for Investment Injection
18th February, 2005
The BMW Group will be investing over £100 million (c $A250 million) at the sole manufacturing plant for Mini brand cars, Plant Oxford between now and 2007 ..... more

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PSA Peugeot Citroën and BMW Develop New Engine
15th December, 2004
BMW Group and PSA Peugeot Citroën have unveiled the state-of-the-art technologies deployed in their new petrol engines, the first to be jointly developed and produced by their cooperative venture ..... more

Mini Cabrio Arrives Next Month
8th December, 2004
BMW have the new Mini cabrio arriving in Australia next month, following its debut at Sydney's 2004 Motor Show ..... more

Mini Cabrio
14th October, 2004
The debut appearance in Australia for the new Mini cabrio is underway at Sydney's Motor Show ..... more

Mini With The Works
6th October, 2004
Mini muscles its way deeper into the high-performance market with the unveiling of the new, improved 155 kW John Cooper Works Tuning Kit ..... more

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