Best Motoring Small European Turbo Hatch Battle Commence
If I have one criticism of Best Motoring , it's that it tends to be very heavy on cars from its home country.
Wed Dec 11, 2013
The Sand Trap
Q for Americans and those living in the US - Can you drive a car w/a manual transmission?
The general consensus is that fewer and fewer Americans can drive a manual. Based on your keyhole of experience, do you think say compared to 10 - 15 - 20 years ago, a smaller percentage of people drive a stick shift nowadays? Based on your keyhole of experience, do you think say compared to 10 - 15 - 20 years ago, a smaller percentage of people ... (more)
iUi Design ripped a mirror off a Mini and made this boombox out of it
Got a Mini Cooper enthusiast on your shopping list this year, but can't afford to get them the car of their dreams? How about just a piece? With a take on Bluetooth speakers that's as original as the Mini Cooper itself comes iUi design's Mini Cooper Mirror BoomBox, a new speaker that's fashioned after the side mirror on the world's most famous tiny ... (more)
Tue Dec 10, 2013
5-door MINI Cooper spied
The British based automaker MINI is currently testing a five-door version of the new Cooper generation which is expected to make its way onto the market sometimes next year.
Mon Dec 09, 2013
No Plans for Lexus to Roll out Mercedes CLA Competitor
The idea of a Mercedes-Benz CLA-fighting, $30,000-Lexus man sound like a smart way for the Japanese brand to jump-start sales.
New Signs of Long-Gone Life on Mars
In 1976, the Viking spacecraft gave us the first clear picture of the Martian surface - and sparked hopes that the barren, toxic planet once hosted life.
Hold on to your butts: Jay Leno checks out, and drives, this track-ready Twinia
Jay Leno is no stranger to bizarre cars -- this is the man that finds room in his garage for the Blastolene Special, a.k.a. the Tank Car , after all.
Could Siri say 'dump him'?
The Galaxy Gear opened a new front in the technology wars. But could mobile devices eventually know us so well they'll recommend when we should break up with someone? Ultra-smart software is being created, and mobiles are key to this.
Audi concept hints a small crossover
Audi's Detroit auto show concept has a development of the brand's design language.
Sun Dec 08, 2013
MINI's Decade of Concepts & Turmoil
Given the launch of the new MINI and the recent pre-production shell that popped up on eBay, we've been digging into our archives a bit and thinking about how the modern MINI came about.
Sat Dec 07, 2013
Put the honk into Honkers
Hurtling down Hong Kong's hair-raising Peak in a Mini Cooper with my 82-year-old father strapped firmly in the back seat was not for the faint-hearted.
Mirror Boombox is a Bluetooth Speaker in a Mini Cooper Mirror
If you are looking for a gift to give a guy or gal on your Christmas list that likes cars and music, the Mirror Boombox is the ticket.
Fri Dec 06, 2013
2013 Mini Countryman JCW All4
When Sir Alec Issigonis stuffed the very first transverse engine under the tiny bonnet of the original Mini more than fifty years ago, he changed the destiny of small cars forever.
Thu Dec 05, 2013
The Detroit News
2014 Fiesta ST: The mouse that roared
I love pocket rockets. These sedans-on-steroids for drivers with a lead foot but not enough silver in the bank to afford a Porsche have been around for decades.
Report: BMW to Introduce 11 FWD Models Across BMW and Mini Brands
Although BMW is best known for making sporty, rear-wheel-drive sedans, the brand will continue its expansion into new territory with myriad front-wheel-drive models to be revealed over the next few years under both BMW and Mini nameplates.
Wed Dec 04, 2013
Scoop: Five-door version of MINI hatchback spotted
It's been quite some time since MINI started growing big. So, while the Countryman represents a new segment of vehicles, the hatchback line-up too is expanding.
Mini Usa Sales Down 13% for November
Sales are down across the board with one interesting exception. The Paceman has finally found buyers.
Production BMW Active Tourer Coming To 2014 Geneva Show, First Of 11 New Front-Drive Cars
The day of the front-wheel drive BMW is almost here. The production version of the BMW Active Tourer will debut early next year, Auto Express reports.
Tue Dec 03, 2013
Las Cruces Sun-News
5 things you missed: Track Santa in 3-D and more
If you and your kids track Santa using the North American Aerospace Defense Command website , you're in luck.
Amazon Cloud Player Now Arrives On BMW And MINI Cooper
We have seen the Amazon Cloud Player launched for the PC platform sometime in the middle of this year , before it makes its way over to the Mac platform a few months down the road.