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    Geneva: Mini Clubman Bond Street is as special as they come
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    Mini is committed to applying the brand's trademark special-edition formula to the company's long roof. The Clubman Bond Street bowed under the lights of the 2013 Geneva Motor Show, complete with its unique black-and-champagne colour scheme. Like the Mayfair and Camden and Bayswater and Baker Street special editions that came before it, the Bond Street ...

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    MINI lineup could expand to include up to 10 models, still no hope for Rocketman
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    During an event in Ponce, Puerto Rico last week where Mini introduced members of the media to the 2013 Paceman and John Cooper Works GP, product planners discussed that the brand's lineup could expand to eventually include up to 10 bodystyles. Currently, the Mini range consists of seven models: the Hardtop, Clubman, Convertible, Countryman, Coupe, ...

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    Official: Mini Clubman Bond Street inspired by London shopping
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    Mini again plucks a London landmark as the appellation for a special edition, the Mini Clubman Bond Street joining the Mayfair and Camden, and Bayswater and Baker Street editions of the recent past. You'll recognize the formula of primary colour and polished contrasting color, in this case its Midnight Black Metallic for the main event and Cool Champagne ...

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    Spy Shots: Mini Cooper five-door exists and has been spotted
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    The two-door Mini Cooper is getting two additional portals in its next generation. A coming five-door Cooper S with central exhaust has been spotted out testing, the idea being that it will pose a better challenge to other small, premium hatches in the segment like the A1 Sportback. Based on the same UKL platform that will support the production version ...

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    Official: 2013 BMW M5 and M6 face potential catastrophic engine failures
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    Catastrophic engine failure... not exactly what you want to hear no matter what you're driving, but especially so when you've just purchased a brand-new 2013 BMW M5 or M6. According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, "a manufacturing process error" could cause the oil pump's driveshaft to separate from its rotor, leading "to a sudden ...

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    Official: Mini motors through London with Hyde Park and Green Park editions
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    Britain is not without its automakers, even if they are all foreign-owned, but Mini certainly ranks among the most quintessentially British of them all. Parent company BMW has cashed in on this with a succession of special editions that celebrate its Anglophilia. The latest are called the Hyde Park and Green Park editions, named after public spaces in ...

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    Confirmed: Mini Clubvan concept gets green light for production
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    Colour us unsurprised. Car and Driver reports that Mini officials have confirmed a production version of the company's Clubvan concept first shown at the Geneva Motor Show in March. We expected as much – after all, parent BMW has demonstrated real adeptness at building a myriad of derivatives from the basic Mini Cooper architecture, and the boutique ...

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    Report: Next Mini to get rear-hinged Clubman doors?
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    Much as we love the Mini Clubman and its rear-hinged, passenger-side door, this would be an incredibly stupid idea. Functionality is one thing, but ruining the design of the fetching Mini Cooper hardtop would be a downright shame. Nevertheless, Autocar reports that a rear-hinged door could be in store for the next Mini. A recent set of spy shots showed a ...

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    Rumormill: Mini bringing panel van to Geneva?
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    Well, this certainly brings quite literal meaning to the word 'minivan'. According to Auto Motor und Sport, sources within BMW have reportedly confirmed that a new Mini-branded panel van – possibly dubbed Mini Cargo – will debut at the Geneva Motor Show in March. Creating the Mini Cargo sounds like a simple enough process. Auto Motor und ...

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    Mini adding Recaro seat option for 2012
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    Starting next March, Mini buyers will be able to grab a set of Recaro seats off the option list for their cars. The upmarket buckets will be available for all Mini models except the Countryman and Convertible. As you likely guessed, they don't come cheap. Be prepared to fork over a heady $3,000 U.S. for the better seats. There are other constraints. The ...