MINICooper Roadster

MINI Cooper Roadster

Attractive New Roadster Prepares To Cannibalize Convertible For a brand that's only about 11 years old (since its modern rebirth, anyway), Mini is doing quite well for itself. Since the launch of the 2001 Mini Cooper, the BMW-owned automaker has now sold over two million vehicles in 100…

Mini says goodbye to Coupe and Roadster

After much speculation, Mini confirms that its factory in Oxford is ceasing production of the slow-selling Coupe and Roadster models. So if you want a new Mini, you're going to have to take it with three doors or more.
Elon Musk teases Tesla Roadster update

Elon Musk is dropping hits about improvements for the Tesla Roadster all-electric convertible. More details will likely be revealed later this week.
Mini Superleggera patent renderings suggest production prospects

Mini impressed us all when it revealed the Superleggera Vision concept at the Paris Motor Show a couple of months ago. But even before the little roadster concept debuted, there were already rumors of its production potential. And those rumors are only being further entrenched by the emergence of a series of patent renderings.

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2012 Mini Cooper Roadster
$23,998 / 15,499 miles / CA
2012 Mini Cooper Roadster
$16,988 / 30,102 miles / CA
2013 Mini Cooper Roadster
$18,777 / 21,121 miles / CA
Spartan V trackday racer finally ready for prime time [w/video]

A few things have changed since the Spartan V track car was announced almost three years ago. Back in 2010, the red open-top sportscar from Australia was slated to be a 661-pound apex-hugger with 170 horsepower coming from a 1,200-cc Ducati engine. The slinky red bodywork remains, but the engine now comes from Honda: a 2.0-liter four-cylinder turns the output wick up to 250 hp. Opt for the supercharger and benefit from 400 horsepower. Weight has predictably gone up as well, the Spartan V now clo
Tesla recalling 439 Roadsters over auxiliary cable problems

Tesla is recalling some 439 Roadsters after discovering a redundant 12v auxiliary cable rubbing against a carbon fiber panel on a customer car. The cable, which helps power a variety of auxiliary electrical systems if the primary cable fails, will be inspected and fitted with a protective sleeve. Only 2.0 and 2.5 Roadsters have the cable, so early adopters with 1.5 models aren't affected by the recall. Full details after the jump.