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Mini juices up Convertible with John Cooper Works model

Mini Convertible Prices Announced, Range From $26,800 To $36,450

Mini has announced the third member of its new Convertible range, the latest John Cooper Works model. The news was accompanied by official pricing info.

Recalls
Mini recalls 86,000 hatchbacks, convertibles from 2002 to 2005

Mini is recalling 86,000 early models over concerns that the power steering can fail, and this isn't the first time the automaker has had problems with the steering gear on first-gen Coopers.

Official
2016 Mini Convertible puts the tanning salon on wheels

Mini has dropped the third-generation of its Convertible, offering a folding fabric roof, four seats, and the same engine lineup as the popular Hardtops.

Recalls
Mini recalling 92k vehicles over airbag flaw

Mini is recalling 91,800 hatchbacks and convertibles due a potentially malfunctioning sensor that may fail to deploy the front passenger airbag in the event of a crash.

Spy Shots
Mini JCW Convertible spied looking cold

The Mini Convertible John Cooper Works looks ready to hit showrooms in a fresh set of spy shots during cold weather testing. The body kit comes directly from the JCW version of the two-door Hardtop.

Spy Shots
Mini prepping new John Cooper Works convertible

Mini has never offered a John Cooper Works version of its convertible model before, but that looks like it's about to change, judging from this latest prototype spotted undergoing cold-weather testing in snowy Scandinavia.

Spy Shots
Next Mini Convertible spotted on flatbed truck

Mini is well underway testing the third-generation of its four-place Cooper Convertible, as evidenced by these photos, showing the new droptop riding along on a flatbed.

Report
Mini sued over CVT failures. Again.

A group of Florida plaintiffs have come together to file a class action lawsuit against Mini. Their issue is with the reliability of the Continuously Variable Transmissions in first-generation Cooper hatchbacks from 2002-2006 and in Cooper Convertible models from 2006-2008. A cursory web search on the matter returns plenty of results from

Poll
Is the Mini brand big enough for two convertibles?

When we first drove the Mini Roadster barely a month ago, we couldn't help but feel that it had, essentially, usurped the place that had until now been taken by the Mini Convertible. The Roadster is, after all, sleeker, more stylish, that much more fun and – for some reason – even a little cheaper ($600 lower MSRP) than the four-seat cabriolet. But does that leave the Convertible

Official
UK prime minister Cameron drives two-millionth Mini off the line

Ten years ago, the dormant Mini brand was revitalized when BMW launched a redesigned and altogether more modern Cooper. A decade has gone by, and earlier this week, Mini just built its two-millionth vehicle. It came in the form of a Cooper convertible wearing special paint on the outside and interior extras available only on this specific car.

Rumormill
Mini announces engine enhancements ahead of 2011 redesign

2010 Mini Cooper - Click for high-res gallery

2010 MINI Cooper JCW Convertible tipped for Geneva

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Detroit 2009: MINI Cooper Convertible chills out

Click above for a high-res image gallery of the new MINI Cooper Convertible

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