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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 ...

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    Video: Parallel parking world record broken by Chinese stunt driver
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    Whenever this writer thinks of "fancy" parking jobs, we go straight to Buddy Love singing Strokin' in a red Dodge Viper he slides into a tiny space in The Nutty Professor. But after watching the video below, we might have to start thinking about Chinese stunt driver Han Yue, who broke the world ...

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    Spy Shots: 2015 Mini John Cooper Works gets ready to rumble
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    Mini gave us our first taste of its next-generation John Cooper Works Hardtop in concept form at the 2014 Detroit Auto Show. And in fact, we already know that the production version will make its debut at the 2015 Detroit show in January. Fitting, then, that this most recent round of spy shots ...

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    Los Angeles: Mini forgets to bring car to LA, shows Citysurfer concept scooter
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    See that red thing? It's the Mini Citysurfer Concept. It is not, in case you were wondering, an automobile. Yet despite this apparent shortcoming, Mini has placed it on a plinth at the 2014 Los Angeles Auto Show. The electric scooter weighs in at 18 kilograms (40 pounds), can hit 25 km/h (15 ...

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    Paris: Mini Superleggera Vision Concept keeps us hangin' on [w/video]
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    Mini's Superleggera Vision Concept may not be a Paris Motor Show debut, but this is the first time we've seen this stunning all-electric roadster in the metal, having been first shown on the tony shores of Lake Como at Villa D'Este in May. While it's small in stature, it's still big on both ...

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    Paris: 2015 Mini Hardtop 5-Door isn't for the country, man [w/video]
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    We've seen it in super high-res glory, but the Paris Motor Show marks the official coming out party for the new Mini Hardtop 4 Door (which is what it's called in North America, despite this Euro car having "5 Door" badging). It's a stretched version of the third-generation Mini Hardtop, but with ...

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    Report: Mini Rocketman back on the table, might go aluminum
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    Mini just doesn't want its Rocketman concept to die. It unveiled the truly mini model at the 2011 Geneva Motor Show, and since then, there have been countless on-again, off-again rumours about the possibility of it going into production. If the latest talk proves true, a smaller vehicle like the ...

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    Video: The original Mini Cooper still has universal appeal
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    It sold over five million units. It was voted the second most influential car of the last century, bested only by the pioneering Ford Model T. It counted among its owners Steve McQueen, Enzo Ferrari and Peter Sellers. It is the classic Mini. The tiny, two-box, four-seat hatch is an automotive ...

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    Official: Mini Oxford gives birth to 3-millionth car [w/video]
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    With the latest generation of Minis having only recently launched a few months ago, the company's Plant Oxford has found another reason to celebrate as it reached two major milestones almost simultaneously. Since production of the new, BMW-revived version began there in 2001, the factory has ...

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    Spy Shots: Next Mini Countryman spotted with swirls
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    Mini is continuing to update its models onto its latest UKL front-wheel-drive platform that it shares with parent BMW. Here, our spies caught an early glimpse of the next-gen Countryman testing on the new chassis. Like the rest of the updated Mini lineup, the latest Countryman doesn't exactly ...

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