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    Video: Lots of Land Rovers, Jaguars and Minis actually survived that near-capsized ship
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    Despite a severe list to starboard, many of the 1,400 cars and SUVs aboard the 51,000-ton Höegh Osaka are currently being recovered in salvageable condition, with video showing some of the vehicles from British brands Land Rover, Jaguar and Mini, being driven ashore under their own power. The car-carrying vessel developed a severe list on January 3 ...

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    Report: Mini Minor to be co-developed with Toyota
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    It was back in 2011 when Mini first showcased the prospect of an even smaller hatchback with the Rocketman concept at the Geneva Motor Show. In the nearly four years since, parent company BMW has hemmed and hawed on the possibility of putting it into production, but the latest word from Europe has it that the project is a go. According to Automobile ...

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    Detroit: John Cooper Works Mini rolls into Detroit, asks 'GTI who?'
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    Mini marched into the 2015 Detroit Auto Show and introduced its very own competitor to the Volkswagen GTI with new John Cooper Works Hardtop. Blessed with 228 horsepower and 236 pound-feet from its 2.0-litre, turbocharged four-cylinder, the new JCW should provide a more thrilling drive than the standard Cooper S (not that the 189-hp model lacked in terms ...

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    Report: Hoegh Osaka cargo ship carrying 1,200 Jaguars and Land Rovers deliberately run aground [w/video]
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    A cargo ship carrying a load of new cars out of Southampton has run aground in the English Channel in between England and the Isle of Wight. The vessel apparently suffered some sort of failure just 45 minutes after leaving port that caused it to list heavily to the starboard side before the crew deliberately beached it on Bramble Bank to prevent the ship ...

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    Featured: Why the 2015 Detroit Auto Show will be the best since The Crisis
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    Five Reveals That Will Have Peformance Freaks Drooling The Detroit Auto Show clearly has its swagger back, and the 2015 edition will be a veritable feast for the enthusiast senses. We're talking serious performance, and it will be exhibited in a variety of forms. Sports cars. Supercars. Muscle-bound luxury cars. They're all set for splashy debuts in ...

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    Official: BMW 2 Series gets 3-cylinder Mini engine
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    BMW just keeps lopping off cylinders from its engines and sliding the ever-more-diminutive mills into its models. This spring, Europeans will get some of the automaker's smallest yet thanks to a new entry-level 2 Series that will share a powerplant with the Mini Cooper. The Bavarian company will also introduce a few other tweaks to the compact coupe ...

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    Video: Watch feds crush classic Mini caught in importation dragnet
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    Fair warning for any classic car fans that suffer from high blood pressure: this story might not be good for your health. US Customs and Border Protection is teaming up with British law enforcement to keep unsafe, imported vehicles off the road here – like this Mini. In the government's view, the only way to make things right is to crush the cars, ...

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    Official: Ward's announces 10 Best Engines 2015
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    Ward's Auto has named its 10 Best Engines for 2015, covering a range of powerplants from impressive and economic fuel-sippers to amazing and powerful fire-breathers. "We spend a lot of time reading the powertrain tea leaves throughout the auto industry, and we're proud that this year's list is a microcosm of all the latest innovation coming from ...

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    Report: Mini JCW arrives suitably early thanks to Aussie leak
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    Mini is set to reveal its most powerful model yet in the new John Cooper Works hot hatch, but before the Anglo-Saxon automaker has gotten the chance, the first images and details have leaked out, courtesy of CarAdvice.com.au. According to the Australian website, the new JCW packs a 2.0-litre turbo four with 228 horsepower and 236 pound-feet of torque ...

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    Report: Mini phasing out Coupe, Roadster next year
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    With its previous generation, Mini went for a maximalist strategy, expanding its lineup to include seven derivatives. But with the new generation, BMW's retro Anglo-Saxon brand is shifting gears to a "superhero strategy" focusing on core models with volume sales potential rather than small niches. That, according to the latest reports, will spell the end ...