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Mini will allegedly offer the all-wheel-drive system from the BMW 2 Series Active Tourer on the Clubman as soon as next spring. The next-gen Countryman might also use the setup.


The introduction of the new Mini Clubman has cemented the brand as another premium proposition, rather than the quirky outpost of BMW's small cars.


More Maxi, More Mini

The Mini Clubman may be more versatility and comfortable in its second-generation, but it still features the kind of endearing traits driving fans love.


Mini finally showed the all-new Clubman, the largest vehicle the company has ever built, to the motoring public at the 2015 Frankfurt Motor Show.


Mini USA's product planning manager Patrick McKenna walks us around the all-new, 2016 Mini Clubman, discussing changes both big and small.


Mini has officially taken the wraps off the all-new 2016 Clubman, longer and wider than any Mini before. It's also more luxurious, to serve as the brand's new flagship model.


Mini provides a sneak peek at the upcoming new Clubman wagon, expected to debut at the Frankfurt Motor Show with a more conventional door setup than its predecessor.


Mini gears up to hit the virtual racetrack with its Vision Gran Turismo concept, based on the upcoming new Clubman and upgraded with a hefty dose of attitude.


Mini is testing out its second-generation, barn-door-equipped Clubman on the roads of Germany, allowing us to catch an early look at the new model.


Is Mini constricting its staggering array of model variants or expanding it? That depends largely on which way you look at it. Because while some models may not make the cut as the second-generation family is gradually replaced with the third, others appear to be joining the fold. They just might not bear different model names.


Contrary to popular belief, it seems that Mini's growth plans do have a limit both in size and number of models. During the 2014 Geneva Motor Show, it unveiled the six-door Clubman concept (pictured above) that was 4.4-inches longer and about two-inches wider than even the current Countryman crossover. Mini design chief Anders Warming says that this is the new size limit for its models, and the BMW subsidiary isn't building a larger, seven-passenger vehicle above the current Countryman.


Hey, remember when Mini was... mini? I know, you've heard all this before. But seriously.


Coming in just over 10 inches longer and 6.5 inches wider than the 2013 Mini Clubman, the new Mini Clubman Concept that you see above is set to debut at the Geneva Motor Show next week. Let's get the maximum mini jokes out of the way right off the bat... Done? Okay, moving along.


With the next-gen Mini Cooper hardtop set for its big debut next week at the LA Auto Show, we're getting a good look at what will be coming next for the BMW brand. Mini will follow up the introduction of the Mini Cooper with the new convertible model, but our spy shooters have proof that a plus-sized model (rumored to be called Traveller or Spacebox) is coming along quite well.


A Premium Van For The Modern-Day Milkman


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 color scheme. Like the Mayfair and Camden and Bayswater and Baker Street special editions that came before it, the Bond Street pays homage to a famous London street with mirror caps and a roof dipped in contrasting paint. The Cool Champagne color pops against the body's Mi


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, Roadster and Paceman.


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 color and polished contrasting color, in this case its Midnight Black Metallic for the main event and Cool Champagne for the highlights like the roof, mirror caps and trim rings on the 17-inch alloy wheels. Inside it's Carbon Black leather set off by surfaces i


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 presumably being that it will pose a better challenge to other small, premium hatches in the segment like the A1 Sportback from Audi. Based on the same UKL platform that will support the production version of the BMW Concept Active Tourer, the wheelbase has been lengthened to make more room for rear passengers.


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.


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.

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