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  • GTT latest

    GT Tuning has released its GTT Spiroslot front big brake kit to suit the R53 Cooper S JCW GP, R53 Cooper Ss fitted with a JCW big brake upgrade kit and the R56 Cooper S. The kit, priced at £178.80 inc VAT, includes a pair of Spiroslot 294mm grooved, h...
  • Dodo Juice

    Unhappy with the standard method of attacking leather with aggressive cleaners and then smothering it in sticky oils or waxes, Dodo Juice’s technicians have created two new products for their Supernatural range that clean and protect leather safely an...
  • Mirror Boombox

    This really cool and brand new innovative product from America is a portable wireless Bluetooth v3 compliant speaker fitted into a MINI door mirror – and we love it! Available in three designs: Black Jack, Union Jack or chequered flag, the unit priced...
  • Sales Figures Up

    MINI REPORTED ITS best August figures ever, with 20,653 deliveries worldwide (up 10.6 per cent on previous year). Sales of the MINI Hatch climbed by 22.5 per cent last month to 9,662 units (previous year 7,886) and Convertible deliveries increased by 8.2 ...
  • Gearbox bracket

    Mini Gear has invented an FTT bracket that solves the common problem of a broken clutch slave cylinder lug on the MINI R53 Cooper S gearbox. It can be fitted in 15 minutes and costs £79.99 with a discount for trade (P&P free in the UK). Mini Gear h...
  • MINI’s new director

    CHRIS BROWNRIDGE HAS been appointed as the new Director for MINI UK and will take up his position on 1 November 2013.  He succeeds Jochen Goller, 47, who steps up to the role of Senior Vice President MINI, responsible for all worldwide activities f...
  • M7 coilovers

    American tuning firm M7 Speed has just released its new Extreme Control coilover system for the MINI Cooper (R50-R60). Jointly engineered by JRI and M7 Speed, each suspension unit is hand-assembled and very versatile, making it easy to go from street t...
  • Guest racer

    PIRELLI PERFORMANCE CENTRE of the Year winner, tyre retailer BMTR, took a convoy of MINIs to Castle Combe race circuit to witness its Sales Manager, Graham Legget, take part in the fifth round of the Pirelli-backed MINI Challenge. Graham was awarded a ...
  • Made for MINI

    MINI owners love personalising their cars, but why not go one further? Germany-based Made for MINI has created a ‘Colourkeyring’ which comes in 12 different shades and clicks onto an original Gen 2 key surround. Made from aluminium and measuring 42m...
  • One-of-a-kind MINI

    BRITISH CAR AUCTIONS (BCA) sold a very special MINI at the Blackbushe auction centre in Surrey. The 2011 ex-management MINI Cooper S JCW was fitted with almost every optional extra available to the MINI range and originally cost over £30,000. The MINI...
  • UK launch for Gen 3

    IT HAS BEEN revealed by MINI that the 2014 Gen 3 MINI will be unveiled on 18 November 2013 to celebrate 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 premi...
  • Dooper up for grabs

    MODERN MINI’S FORMER Cooper D is up for sale! Current owner, Laura Miller, who has kept us up-to-date on the MINI’s antics in recent editions of Our Cars, has recently treated it to a professional valet inside and out. This 2007 Chili Red model with...
  • Proxes CF2

    Respected Japanese tyre manufacturer Toyo has launched a new tyre design that promises the highest levels of safety, grip and wet weather performance. Available from 175/65/R15 through to 235/45/R17, the new Proxes CF2 also offers excellent value for mo...
  • Easywalker MINI stroller

    Patriotic and stylish, the new Easywalker MINI stroller will be widely available from this summer. You can choose between five cover designs, a black or silver frame with black or white rims and a range of Easywalker MINI stroller accessories. For styli...
  • Exhaust deals

    REVOLUTION MOTORSTORE HAS reduced the price of over 3,500 exhaust systems from the world’s best and biggest manufacturers such as Akrapovic, Milltek, Scorpion and Jetex and now has the lowest prices in the UK, guaranteed! Not only that, the firm is of...
  • MINI at Frankfurt

    MINI PRESENTED ITS full model range at the 2013 Frankfurt International Motor Show during 12-22 September. It also gave visitors the chance to see the latest new additions to the Original MINI Accessories programme. The highlights in this product area i...
  • Harman Kardon competition winner

    THANKS TO ALL who entered our competition in Modern MINI to win a set of Harman Kardon Soundsticks wireless speakers. In case you were wondering, the MINI Paceman has ten optimally-positioned speakers and the first person with the correct answer out of th...
  • K&N Typhoon

    Built for performance and show, the Typhoon air intake system for the R56 Cooper S (2011- 2013) is a free-flowing, mandrel-bent aluminium tube induction system. Each kit is proven on a dynamometer to increase both horsepower and torque and comes with an...
  • Sales latest

    BMW GROUP ACHIEVED its highest sales for the first six months of the year, with a total of 954,521 vehicles delivered worldwide – an increase of six per cent over the same period last year. However, MINI sales were slightly down last month with 31,10...
  • Bug Shifter

    The summer scourge of bug-splattered windscreens and paintwork covered with bird droppings is set to plague MINI owners once again! Simoniz Bug Shifter is the most effective remedy, according to Auto Express, which conducted a thorough test of 12 insect...