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    Exclusive: Mini still mulling diesel model for U.S.

    Patrick McKenna, head of Mini's U.S. product strategy, said Thursday during the automaker's Mini Takes The States road rally that the brand is still considering building a diesel model for U.S. customers, but that it has not reached a final decision. The problem for Mini is apparently ...

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    Report: Mini wants to make JCW its BMW M, bring diesel models Stateside

    As far as the Mini lineup goes, the John Cooper Works models sit at the very top of the performance spectrum. But that's not enough for Mini's (relatively) new chief Kay Segler. The German auto exec came to the post from the M division of parent company BMW, and that's what Segler wants for the ...

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    Report: Torque-tastic Mini Cooper SD diesel to debut in Geneva

    The expansion of the Mini family marches forward relentlessly, but while the range typically grows with more bodystyles, the latest addition stands to transcend configurations with a new engine. Although it likely won't be offered Stateside, rumor has it that Mini is preparing to launch a new ...

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    Vintage Mini gets 3,500-horsepower engine swap for Goodwood

    Mini diesel by Cummins – Click above to enlarge
    Cummins: the largest independent diesel engine manufacturer. The QSK78: the largest engine they make. Mini: one of the smallest cars on the road. Oh dear, this could get messy. The unfathomably large QSK78 was recently unveiled with 78 ...

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    REPORT: No R56-based Mini diesels are bound for U.S.

    2008 Mini Cooper D - Click above for high-res image gallery
    To repeat one particular bit of news that's been playing over and over like a broken record since the modern Mini first made its appearance Stateside back in 2001 – there's little if any chance that the U.S. market will be blessed ...

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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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    Detroit 2008: MINI to offer diesel option in the US?

    click above for more high-res images of the 2008 MINI Cooper D ClubmanThe car you see above is the MINI Cooper D Clubman. That's "D" as in "Diesel". The diminutive brand owned by BMW offers a diesel engine in Europe, but to date has not in the U.S. We believe that MINI may correct this at the 2008 ...


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