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    First Drive: 2012 Mini Cooper Coupe JCW

    Fun, Form And Function... In That Order Human beings can be a fickle bunch, especially Americans. Case in point: The five-door hatchback is unarguably one of the best arrangements for an automobile, providing ample room for adult-size occupants and their random detritus without being so large as ...

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    Spy Shots: Mini Countryman JCW rolls at the 'Ring

    Mini has established a pretty successful formula for its lineup. The party gets started with a base model, followed by a slightly more athletic S variant. But at the very top of the heap, the John Cooper Works trim delivers gut-punching performance with a serious suspension, easy-breathing ...

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    Video: Mini JCW Coupe Endurance racer hits the track

    Mini is taking its latest toy to the Nürburgring. The 2012 Mini Coupe has been outfitted with John Cooper Works Endurance regalia in preparation for entry into this year's Nürburgring 24 Hours. Under the hood, a race-prepped, 250-horsepower version of the same forced-induction four-pot ...

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    Official: Mini John Cooper Works Coupe Endurance takes on Nürburgring 24

    We just had seat time in a pre-production 208-horsepower Mini John Cooper Works Coupe on a little 0.7-mile Austrian circuit. By now you've all seen the 2012 Cooper Coupe officially revealed and they're still popping up testing on public roads around the Nürburgring in slight camo ...

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    Official: 2012 Mini Cooper Coupe gets up close and personal

    Mini is a brand that's all about having fun. The people that drive them tend to prize motoring enjoyment and the company's cheeky styling, and now they'll have a new model that might just twist their fun dial to 11. We present to you the 2012 Mini Cooper Coupe, which is the automaker's first ...

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    Quick Spin: 2012 Mini John Cooper Works Coupe [w/video]

    Fastest Factory Mini Ever Built This was, at the very least, a perfect matchup of car and track. We've just returned from enjoying a day-trip drive in a pre-production 2012 Mini Coupe, the very two-door that is due for worldwide deliveries at the start of October. Not only that, the only model ...

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    Report: Mini Cooper World Championship 50 headed for U.S. with brand's biggest-ever price tag

    Mini WC50 – Click above for high-res image gallery
    If you aren't sitting down, you'll want to grab a chair. According to MotoringFile, Mini is set to bring its World Championship 50 model to a neighborhood near you – at least if you happen to live within spitting distance of one of ...

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    Aussies get Mini John Cooper Works Challenge Edition

    2010 Mini John Cooper Works Challenge Edition - Click above for high-res image gallery
    Minis deliver fun on a sliding scale. Lower budget? The Cooper's a gas. Got more dough to play with? Buy a Cooper S, and wait for the turbo to paint a grin on your mug. Then there's the John Cooper Works cars, ...

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    Rumormill: Mini could produce John Cooper Works Countryman

    Mini Countryman - Click above for high-res image gallery
    JCW Countryman? Sounds like a chain clothing store you'd find at your local shopping mall, but to automotive enthusiasts – Mini aficionados especially – it could only mean one thing: a performance-oriented version of Mini's ...

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    MINI to offer exclusive Rally Edition Clubman S in U.S.

    Mini Rally Edition Clubman S – Click above for image gallery
    If you're into the Mini Clubman but would like to get something a bit more unique, the pint-sized automaker has something for you. Mini site Motoring File is reporting that the brand is building 70 USA-bound Rally Edition Clubman ...

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    Rumormill: Mini could be headed for WRC by adapting new crossover model

    MINI Crossover concept - Click above for hi-res image gallery
    The original Mini Cooper earned its performance credentials back in the 1960s being flung about on the Monte Carlo rally. Paddy Hopkirk won the Monte in 1964 at the wheel of a Cooper S. While modern Minis are still considered fun to ...

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    Rumored Mini coupe to be dubbed Broadspeed?

    Those folks concerned with All Things Mini over at Motoringfile have some more salacious gossip regarding the rumored coupe and speedster variants. A conceptual version of the fixed-head sportster is expected at the Frankfurt Motor Show this autumn, and according to the website, the model will ...

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    Officially Official: Mini Cooper JCW World Championship 50 details and photos released

    Mini Cooper JCW World Championship 50 – Click above for high-res gallery
    Although it actually debuted at the Mini United Festival at Silverstone late last month, the special edition Mini Cooper John Cooper Works World Championship 50 (good luck getting all of that script on the hatch lid, ...

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    Mini JCW World Championship 50 unveiled at MINI United

    To go along with the Mini 50 Camden and Mini 50 Mayfair, spotted at the Mini United gathering this weekend was a British Racing Green treat: the Mini JCW World Championship 50. The 50th anniversary JCW special gets an exclusive non-metallic BRG finish, Pepper White roof and stripes, JCW aero kit, ...

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    MINI pondering BMW-engined diesel models, including JCW?

    Two weeks ago, Auto Express reported that MINI would be creating a John Cooper Works edition diesel with more than 160 horsepower and improved torque. Now, fellow UK publication Autocar looks to have the details, which includes speculation that the extra oomph will come from BMW engines now used in ...

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    Rumormill: Mini Cooper S JCW diesel on the way

    AutoExpress sat down with a senior engineer from Mini and asked if the automaker would consider offering a hopped-up diesel variant of the Cooper through JCW, Mini's in-house tuning division. The answer was a simple "good idea" and AE ran with it, speculating that the boosted oilburner could ...

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    Geneva Preview: MINI drops the top on the JCW cabrio

    Click above for a hi-res gallery of the new MINI John Cooper Works Convertible
    As far as cute cars go, it doesn't get much more adorable than the MINI. Especially in convertible form. But as the Anglo-Saxon carmaker has shown with the top-spec John Cooper Works versions of the hatchback and ...

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    2009 MINI Cooper Convertible photos hit the web

    Click above for a gallery of the 2009 MINI Cooper Convertible
    MotoringFile, ground zero on the web for all things MINI, has the scoop on the long-awaited 2009 MINI Cooper Convertible. Someone slipped MF seven official shots of the Detroit-bound R57 Cooper ragtop along with some additional inside ...

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    John Cooper Works MINI gets base Cooper's suspension as standard

    Click above for a high-res gallery of the JCW MINIThe intrepid (and trustworthy) scribes over at MotoringFile have confirmed with their sources that the softest available suspension tuning in the brand's lineup will be standard on the high-performance John Cooper Works model, while a sport ...

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    Geneva 2008: Mini gives us the Works!

    click above for live high-res images of the JCW Minis from GenevaMINI brought out their Works versions of the Cooper and Clubman in Geneva today. Using a fleet of R/C cars and rally legend Rauno Aaltonen (The Flying Finn), they hammered home the idea that MINI's are small on size but big on ...


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