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2018 MINI John Cooper Works Countryman Review

The MINI John Cooper Works Countryman is the biggest, heaviest, priciest and most potent MINI money can buy today. It’s quite literally the opposite of mini. But there’s a reason for its existence. After capturing the boom of the SUV market with the Countryman, JCW, MINI’s performance division, is now …

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BMW to produce all electric MINI in UK despite Brexit concerns

The new battery-electric MINI will begin production in 2019 alongside petrol, diesel and plug-in hybrid models. BMW has just confirmed that the battery-electric version will be a variation of the core 3 door model and plan a production run of four years. While drivetrain production will be located to the …

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2017 MINI Countryman pricing and specification announced

Completing the new-generation MINI range, the latest MINI Countryman has arrived in Australia. With four models on offer, the compact crossover is available with a range of petrol and diesel drivetrains and front- or all-wheel drive options. “The new MINI Countryman introduces the excitement of the MINI range to the …

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2017 MINI John Cooper Works Countryman is the most powerful ever

MINI has unveiled its largest and most powerful model in the range – the 2017 John Cooper Works Countryman. Scheduled to arrive Down Under in the second quarter to 2017, the JCW Countryman packs a BMW-sourced four-cylinder turbo 2.0-litre engine producing 170kW and 350Nm. Its first public outing will be at …

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All-New 2017 MINI Countryman unveiled – gets Hybrid variant

MINI has unveiled the second generation Countryman compact crossover ahead of its world debut at the Los Angeles Auto Show next month. The MINI Cooper Countryman is the brand’s biggest model and the second iteration has further grown by 200mm in length and 30mm in width. Its wheelbase has also …

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MINI enhances 2016 Cooper and Cooper S range

MINI Australia has enhanced the 2016 Cooper and Cooper S hatchback with additional standard equipment. Applicable to both 3 door and 5 door variants, the MINI Cooper hatchbacks retain the same base price ($26,650 plus on-roads for 3 door, $27,750 plus on-roads for 5 door), but now come with halogen …

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MINI introduces special edition MINI Seven

MINI has taken the wraps off their latest special edition called the MINI Seven. Created in homage to the Austin Seven, the MINI Seven will be offered in 3 and 5 door guise. The model will launch with four engine options, ranging from the 1.5-litre turbocharged three-cylinder with 100kW and …

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2016 MINI John Cooper Works goes topless

Catching up to its hard top brother, the 2016 MINI John Cooper Works brings fresh open-top pleasure to enthusiasts. The JCV will carry through the same 2.0-litre TwinPower turbo engine found in current models. The motor utilises BMW’s patented “Valvetronic” technology providing fully variable valve control and variable camshaft control …

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2016 MINI Convertible drops its top in Australia

The new 3rd generation MINI Convertible has arrived in Australia in both Cooper and Cooper S variants, promising more interior space, greater performance and efficiency. Priced from $37,900 plus on-road costs for the entry-level Cooper model with the Cooper S starting at $45,400, both models are highly specified to reflect …

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