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David Brown Mini Remastered Marshall Edition is amped-up

January 27th, 2023 by

This year marks the 60th anniversary of British audio brand Marshall Amplification, and the company is celebrating with a special version of another British icon with the help of David Brown Automotive. The result is a limited run of David Brown’s Mini Remastered Marshall Edition, packed to the gills with equipment and design references to the audio company….

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MINI Electric Pacesetter

January 27th, 2023 by
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MINI USA Sees Huge Sales Increase In Q4 2022

January 27th, 2023 by

Parts shortages have wreaked havoc on MINI and other automotive brands all year. Despite this MINI USA is reporting a massive increase in sales year over year. For Q4 MINI USA saw sales increase from 7,860 in 2022 to 10,319 in 2023 – up 31.3%. How did this break down in terms of models and…

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It’s Time To Talk About Winter Tires On MINIs

January 27th, 2023 by

If you live in an area that gets snow and you have summer, we need to talk. If you’ve been following MotoringFile for any time you’ll know we are big proponents of winter tires for climates that see cold temperatures and snow fall. If you’ve tried to drive summer tires in snow you’ll know immediately…

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Creating The World’s Only JCW GP Coupe

January 27th, 2023 by

The R58 JCW GP Coupe, about the saga of the GP Coupe, it might help to start by checking it out before proceeding, as it served as inspiration to complete this project. We’ve all had projects we wanted to complete and time just got away from us, right? This story is about one such project. As…

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Mini Has Removed Almost 4,500 Pounds Of Plastic From Mediterranean Sea

December 28th, 2022 by

  Earlier this year, Mini embarked upon an environmental initiative that, to date, has removed and recycled 4,409 lbs of plastic from the Mediterranean Sea. The automaker teamed up with Gravity Wave in June. This startup specializes in using environmental awareness and a circular economy to fight the scourge that is plastic pollution in the…

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Exploring The Swedish Archipelago In The MINI Countryman

December 28th, 2022 by

Did you know there was something known as the Caribbean of Scandinavia? Apparently MINI does as they took a full loaded Countryman Cooper SE complete with an AUTOHOME roof tent out into the back country of Sweden for an epic getaway. The MINI here is the the MINI Countryman Cooper SE Untamed Edition – the…

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MINI TEAMS UP WITH PHARRELL WILLIAMS & BBC ICECREAM

December 28th, 2022 by

MINI USA and ICECREAM, a sub-label of Pharrell Williams and Nigo’s streetwear brand Billionaire Boys Club have teamed up to celebrate the new MINI Electric in Nanuq White with an exclusive earth-conscious capsule collection via leading livestream shopping platform NTWRK which took place on December 15 @ 4PM ET. At the heart of the partnership, one hundred percent of the…

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MINI EXPANDS ITS URBAN-X PLATFORM

December 28th, 2022 by

URBAN-X by MINI announced its new MINI Impact Program to support entrepreneurs with ideas that improve urban life across the globe. Starting with Singapore, Indonesia, France, and Italy, this program is an expansion of the URBAN-X platform that works to support transformative climate technology to solve cities’ toughest challenges. For the Impact Program’s four-week pilot,…

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THE SEASIDE EDITION

December 28th, 2022 by

Waves rolling gently onto the beach and the endless horizon in view – a day at the seaside offers refreshingly expansive perspectives and a feeling of freedom. In line with this, the MINI Convertible in the Seaside Edition celebrates 30 years of individual style and maximum fresh-air driving fun. To mark the anniversary of the…

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