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Mini Cooper (R50) and Cooper S (R53): review, specs and buying guide
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Mini Cooper (R50) and Cooper S (R53): review, specs and buying guide

The R50 Mini Cooper captured all the fun of the original with excellent dynamics and a charming design, making it one of our top 25 cars of the last 2…
21 Feb 2024
The new Mini Cooper S is the last of its kind
Mini Cooper S – front
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The new Mini Cooper S is the last of its kind

The Mini's final outing as a combustion-engined hatch is being led by a 201bhp, 150mph Cooper S
7 Feb 2024
Mini Cooper S review
Mini Cooper S 2022 – front tracking
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Mini Cooper S review

The F56-generation Cooper S doesn't quite live up to its billing as a truly involving hot hatch, but there's still plenty to like
7 Dec 2023
The 2024 Mini John Cooper Works Countryman is slower than the old one
2024 Mini John Cooper Works Countryman
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The 2024 Mini John Cooper Works Countryman is slower than the old one

Mini’s range-topping Countryman has gained size, tech and a fresh design, but it’s lost power for 2024
9 Nov 2023
Cooper Car Company 75 2023 review – £110,000 Mini Cooper S driven
Cooper Car Company 75 2023 review
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Cooper Car Company 75 2023 review – £110,000 Mini Cooper S driven

The limited-edition Cooper S ‘75’ combines the best of old and new in the ultimate road and track day Mini package
22 Sep 2023

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Mini announces £600m Oxford factory investment for EV production
Mini factory
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Mini announces £600m Oxford factory investment for EV production

Mini’s Oxford factory will become an EV production facility in 2030 as the firm pivots towards an all-electric future
11 Sep 2023
All-new Mini Cooper: reborn icon launches with SE electric hot hatch
Mini Cooper - front
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All-new Mini Cooper: reborn icon launches with SE electric hot hatch

The Mini as we know it has been reinvented for the electric age, headed by a 215bhp Cooper SE version
1 Sep 2023
Mini Bulldog Racing Edition revealed as track-focused N24 special
Mini Bulldog Racing Edition
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Mini Bulldog Racing Edition revealed as track-focused N24 special

Nürburg-based Bulldog Racing celebrates its N24 success with a unique Mini John Cooper Works
23 Aug 2023
Mini Cooper review
Mini – 3dr front tracking
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Mini Cooper review

Accomplished, but not entertaining, Mini’s core model now feels old and a bit awkward. The next-gen car can’t come quickly enough
22 Aug 2023
New Mini John Cooper Works 1to6 Edition launched to celebrate the manual gearbox
Mini JCW 1to6 Edition – front tracking
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New Mini John Cooper Works 1to6 Edition launched to celebrate the manual gearbox

The third generation Mini is on the verge of being replaced, but UK customers can snap up one of 150 JCW 1to6 Editions before its demise
17 May 2023
All-electric Mini Cooper SE Convertible debuts as first drop-top EV
Mini Cooper S E Convertible – nose
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All-electric Mini Cooper SE Convertible debuts as first drop-top EV

The electric Mini Cooper SE can now be ordered with a folding fabric roof in limited numbers
14 Feb 2023
David Brown Mini Remastered Oselli Edition 2022 review – restomod Mini taken to the extreme
David Brown Mini Remastered Oselli Edition – tracking
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David Brown Mini Remastered Oselli Edition 2022 review – restomod Mini taken to the extreme

Restomodded Mini comes with a 123bhp motor, an abundance of enhancements and an eyebrow-raising price tag
9 Jul 2022
All-new Mini undergoes cold weather tests – bespoke EV set for 2023 launch
Mini Electric testing
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All-new Mini undergoes cold weather tests – bespoke EV set for 2023 launch

Mini’s plans have been laid out with an all-new electric 3dr Mini and bespoke compact crossover on their way
23 Mar 2022
Used Mini Cooper S (Mk3, F55/F56/F57, 2013-present) review and buyer’s guide
 Mini Cooper S Mk3
Mini Cooper S hatchback

Used Mini Cooper S (Mk3, F55/F56/F57, 2013-present) review and buyer’s guide

Bigger, but slightly less brawny, the third-generation Mini Cooper S is still an entertaining hot hatch
29 Jan 2022
The Mini Remastered Oselli Edition is a £100,000 restomod
Mini Remastered Oselli Edition
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The Mini Remastered Oselli Edition is a £100,000 restomod

Limited-run Mini from David Brown Automotive packs impressive performance, but it comes at a price...
19 May 2021
Updated 2021 Mini John Cooper Works revealed
2021 Mini JCW revealed - front cornering
Mini John Cooper Works hatchback

Updated 2021 Mini John Cooper Works revealed

Mini’s performance model gets a light refresh, but few mechanical upgrades
21 Apr 2021
Mini Electric Pacesetter revealed as Formula E pace car – previews all-electric John Cooper Works
Mini Electric Pacesetter - front quarter
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Mini Electric Pacesetter revealed as Formula E pace car – previews all-electric John Cooper Works

Mini’s next hot hatch to eschew petrol power for a high-powered electric motor, previewed by GP Pacesetter safety car.
29 Mar 2021
Mini range updated for 2021 – supermini sharpens up to rival A1 and new 500e
Mini Cooper S 2021 - front quarter
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Mini range updated for 2021 – supermini sharpens up to rival A1 and new 500e

The Mini hatch range, including the Cooper S and Mini Electric all gain new style and tech features
26 Jan 2021
All-electric Mini John Cooper Works in the works
All-electric Mini John Cooper Works front 3/4
Mini John Cooper Works hatchback

All-electric Mini John Cooper Works in the works

Mini is to expand its EV range with a future hot JCW model, making it one of the first ‘real’ EV hot hatchbacks
2 Dec 2020
Manhart GP3 F350 takes 2020 Mini JCW GP to 345bhp
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Manhart GP3 F350 takes 2020 Mini JCW GP to 345bhp

The new Mini JCW GP hasn’t been with us for long, but Manhart has already worked its magic
22 Jul 2020
Mini JCW GP 2020 review - Mini sharpens up ready to rival GR Yaris
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Mini JCW GP 2020 review - Mini sharpens up ready to rival GR Yaris

In great weather and on perfectly smooth roads the Works GP could be great, but it struggles where our favourite hatches shine brightest
27 Jun 2020
1974 Mini Cooper gets 500whp V6: yours for £120,000
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1974 Mini Cooper gets 500whp V6: yours for £120,000

Gildred Racing’s Super Cooper Type S throws 500whp to the rear, thanks to a Honda-derived V6
6 Jun 2020
2020 Mini GP JCW revealed
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2020 Mini GP JCW revealed

Wider track, dropped suspension, a stripped-out interior, and those wheel spats... The new Mini John Cooper Works GP is finally here
21 Nov 2019
Mini John Cooper Works review
Mini John Cooper Works hatch 2019 facelift pan
Mini John Cooper Works hatchback

Mini John Cooper Works review

The JCW is certainly fast and relatively sophisticated for a hot hatch but it’s doesn’t quite have the fun factor of its chief rival
25 Jul 2019
Mini AC Schnitzer JCW review
Mini JCW AC - nose
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Mini AC Schnitzer JCW review

Schnitzer’s upgrades add some useful verve to the standard JCW, but doesn’t affect its overall character
21 Apr 2019
Mini Cooper video review
MY18 Mini Cooper hatch - front
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Mini Cooper video review

Accomplished, but not entertaining, Mini’s core model now feels old and a bit awkward. The next-gen car can’t come quickly enough
12 Mar 2019
Mini John Cooper Works refreshed for 2019
Mini JCW 2019 - nose
Mini John Cooper Works hatchback

Mini John Cooper Works refreshed for 2019

New cleaner-breathing JCW models meet the latest emissions regulations; performance unchanged
18 Dec 2018
Mini Cooper S GT Edition – a modern-day Mini 1275GT?
Mini Cooper S GT Edition - front
Mini Cooper S hatchback

Mini Cooper S GT Edition – a modern-day Mini 1275GT?

Mini’s latest retro limited-edition car will only be available in France
5 Oct 2018
Mini 1499GT review
Mini 1499GT - Front
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Mini 1499GT review

Based on the basic Mini One, this limited edition hatch has real credibility
5 Apr 2018
New facelifted Mini for 2018
Mini Cooper facelift - front quarter
Mini Cooper hatchback

New facelifted Mini for 2018

New LED headlights, Union Jack rear lights and an optional dual-clutch transmission constitute the Mini Cooper’s mid-life refresh
15 Jan 2018
Mini John Cooper Works Dakar rally competitors launched
Mini John Cooper Works hatchback

Mini John Cooper Works Dakar rally competitors launched

The Mini John Cooper Works buggy and rally car will attack the Dakar with 335bhp 3.0-litre engines.
22 Nov 2017
New Mini 1499 GT special edition arrives
Mini 1499 GT special edition - twins
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New Mini 1499 GT special edition arrives

Built in homage of the classic 1275 GT, this special edition combines JCW looks with Mini One-like running costs
10 Oct 2017
Mini John Cooper Works GP Concept revealed
Mini John Cooper Works GP Concept - Frankfurt motor show
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Mini John Cooper Works GP Concept revealed

The Mini John Cooper Works GP Concept showcases the unhinged, hardcore exterior we could expect from a production version
13 Sep 2017
New MINI Countryman JCW review
2017 MINI Countryman JCW - front tracking
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New MINI Countryman JCW review

Potent but pricey new Countryman is too big and heavy to be much fun
11 Apr 2017