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Cool Shunnings: Mini helps the Jamaican bobsled team train in lockdown

The team is avoiding the pandemic by training on the UK's largest indoor ski slope

Mini Convertible will reportedly close its top for the final time in 2024

Slow sales drove the final nail into the drop-top's coffin

2020 Mini Convertible Sidewalk Edition hits the pavement again

Deep Laguna Metallic and arrows woven into the soft top among the extras

2019 Mini Cooper gets updated, becomes even more British

Check out those Union Jack taillights

They may be taking this British thing too far.

Mini Yours parts-ordering service lets you personalize your car

Mini owners will be able order customized parts through an online configurator.

Mini owners will be able to create their own colors, texts and even their own signatures using an online configurator.

New York
Mini John Cooper Works Convertible gets a belated show debut

The new Mini John Cooper Works Convertible debuted in January, but the company is just now giving it a big auto show debut, making this our first real look.

First Drive
2016 Mini Cooper S Convertible First Drive

A whimsical yet sporty package for coastal types everywhere.

Under the more bulbous sheetmetal is a torquey, tractable engine in a package that's perfect for the discerning sun-seeker.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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

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