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  • ValetPro

      ValetPro can now offer a complete solution for maintaining and rejuvenating leather seats and trim. Its new Leather Care Kit includes three new products: ValetPRO Leather Soap, Leather Protector and a high-quality, soft-touch nylon Leather Brush...
  • GTT boost gauge

    You can now get your hands on a limited edition boost gauge and pod from GT Tuning for your MINI! CNC-machined from solid Acetal, aluminium and stainless steel, this dash-mounted gauge monitors boost pressure and vacuum from -15psi to +30psi. Included i...
  • Dual site for Gen 3 production

    It has now been officially confirmed that the BMW Group will also be using the VDL Nedcar factory in the Netherlands for production of the new Gen 3 MINI Hatch from summer 2014. The BMW Group stands to benefit from the favourable location of the VDL Ne...
  • Coffee MINI

    Check out this cool use of a MINI Clubman! Converted by Hull-based TheBigCoffee.com, it’s the first of its type in the UK and involved removing the rear seats – it was a design challenge to say the least! TheBigCoffee.com’s designers first drew ou...
  • Clubman Concept

     Images of the latest MINI Clubman Concept were released just before its world premiere at the Geneva Motor Show. These pictures show that the longer (by 26cm), wider (by 17cm) and sleeker new model retains its split doors at the rear, but the ‘c...
  • JCW Club launch

    Sytner Slough MINI – the biggest MINI dealership in the world – launched its brand new John Cooper Works Owners’ Club on 21 January (a play on 211bhp) – and Modern MINI was there. With an impressive range of JCW models on display inside the 32-...
  • Lucas Oil latest

    Pipercross’s latest ‘Evo 2’ cold air intake system is suitable for both fast road and motorsport use and thanks to a fully-sealed filtration chamber, it insulates the induction tract from intense under bonnet heat. By ducting cold air into the inl...
  • Pipercross cold air intake

    Pipercross’s latest ‘Evo 2’ cold air intake system is suitable for both fast road and motorsport use and thanks to a fully-sealed filtration chamber, it insulates the induction tract from intense under bonnet heat. By ducting cold air into the inl...
  • Record sales in 2013

    The BMW Group sold more vehicles in 2013 than ever before in the company’s history. A total of 1,963,798 BMW, MINI and Rolls-Royce vehicles were delivered worldwide, an increase of 6.4 per cent from the previous record year of 2012 (1,845,186). MINIsale...
  • Forced induction

    BTCC turbo supplier and renowned forced induction experts Owen Developments has launched a turbocharger which combines the boost potential of a Garrett GT4094 into the more compact framework of a Garrett GT35 unit, making it an ideal solution for situat...
  • Revolution wheels

    Fancy free UK delivery on any set of alloys ordered from www.revolution247.com? Well now you can, by entering the exclusive code for Modern MINI readers: FREEMINI at the online checkout. Happy days......
  • MINI accessories

    B-G Styling now offers a range of accessories for the new MINI that include stylish mirror covers, interior trim kits and bumper plates to name but a few. These come in a range of finishes from highly-polished stainless steel to plastic with a Union Jac...
  • Modern MINI 2013 Oscar nominations

    If you haven’t already, then make sure you cast your votes in our Modern MINI 2013 Oscar nominations. There’s still plenty of time to choose your winners as we won’t be revealing the results until the next issue. Don’t leave it to someone else or ...
  • CodeClean

    CodeClean’s latest Luxury Concours Wax is completely pH neutral and contains no harmful acids or alkalines. The ingredients are a specially developed blend of the highest quality synthetic hydrocarbon waxes, oils and solvents. The resulting product is...
  • Sneak previews

    Autocar published spy shots of the Gen 3 Convertible (left) – the second of four initial models to launch in the new MINI lineup, following the three-door Hatch and ahead of the five-door and Clubman models which both arrive in 2015. The photos initiall...
  • GPS lap timer

    Pitking Products has produced a standalone lap timer which uses 10Hz GPS technology. The internal battery means no hard wiring, (simply switch on and go) and there’s an easy-to-read display that shows the number of laps, current lap time and thumbs u...
  • Eaton M45 help

    GT Tuning is about to launch a reconditioning and rebuild service for the Eaton M45 supercharger fitted to all R53 Cooper Ss from 2002 to 2006. Roland from GTT says he is coming across more and more noisy (as in rattly or clattering sound) superchargers. ...
  • Smiffy’s Bits

    You can now buy polished stainless steel covers for engine ancillaries fitted to the R50-R53. The new selection from Smiffy’s Bits, which are simple to fit, include a stainless steel cover for the top of the power steering bottle (£17.95), fuse top p...
  • Forge big brakes

    The latest beautifully-engineered release from the Forge Motorsport stable is a range of big brake kits to fit R50 Cooper, R55 Cooper Clubman, R53 Cooper S, R56 Cooper S, R57 Cooper Convertible and R60 Countryman. These superb new kits, which have been...
  • MINI at the Dakar

    JOAN ‘NANI’ ROMA (ES) in the yellow MINI ALL4 Racing won the 2014 Dakar Rally! The Monster Energy X-raid Team driver finished the toughest rally challenge in the world just 5.32 minutes in front of his teammate Stéphane Peterhansel (FR) in the blac...