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  • Bilstein B6

    Fancy a better sporty ride but without lowering your R50/52? If so, then check out the latest offering from suspension maker Bilstein. Its B6 high-pressure gas monotube dampers (part numbers VE3-A323 priced at £177.28 each and BE3-A325 at £104.81, all ...
  • Funky Car Mats

    Now for something rather different… how’s about some trendy hand-knotted car mats for your MINI? Each mat is made from wool or a wool and silk mix by a family of expert rug makers using traditional techniques and is available through talented London ...
  • Read All About It…

    Self-confessed Mini fan Tim Mundy who has already written two Mini performance books for Haynes has just released his 160-page ‘The New Mini Book’ on its history and development, which also contains tips on buying. There’s also plenty of invaluable...
  • Chipex

    We all know how irritating and costly stone chips can be to bodywork, so Chipex’s Do-It-Yourself stone chip repair system made our ears prick up. The kit itself contains everything required such as brushes, cleaning and polishing cloths, squeegees and ...
  • Rear Seat Delete

    US-based Shrader Performance is now promoting the popular ‘Rear Seat Delete’ kits for MINI Coopers in Europe. Useful if you’re keen on piloting your trusty steed on track days, since this system designed for the R53 Cooper eradicates 36 lb in weigh...
  • Wheeler Dealer

    Great news for AC Schnitzer fans: the company has slashed prices of its Mi1 alloy and tyre package suitable for all versions of the R50 and R56 models. Currently 7.5x17 lightweight wheels fitted and already balanced with 215/40 tyres come with a massive ...
  • Tot Cars

    If your little ones are as keen on your MINI as you are, then why not give them a smaller scaled-down version of their very own? These compact pedal or six-volt electric versions (which can reach speeds of up to 3 mph) even come with an MoT-style certific...
  • Minispeed Deals

    There’s plenty of upgrades available for R53 and R56 owners when it comes to under bonnet trickery on Minispeed’s website, so we’ve picked out a few that might whet the appetite. High on the to do list is usually a remap and Minispeed offers a whol...
  • Cravenspeed and Lohen

    There’s exciting news to announce in this issue from Lohen, which has collaborated with Stateside MINI tuners CravenSpeed to offer UK customers the chance to sample the brand over here. Eagle-eyed Lohen customers may have already spotted CravenSpeed it...