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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

The real scoop on the MINI JCW Stage II Cooper S

We've covered the JCW kits for the new R56 MINI already, but it seems we may have gotten some of the details wrong. According to our pal Gabe over at MotoringFile who knows what he's talking about concerning all things MINI, the tiniest division of BMW has two different JCW kits in mind for the R56. We already discussed how the US version of the Stage I kit (shown above) is slig

Geneva Preview: MINI Cooper S John Cooper Works Tuning Kit

click above image to view high-resolution versions of the MINI Cooper S JCW Tuning Kit

John Cooper Works garage closes doors

The John Cooper Works garage in East Preston, U.K. is closing after being open the last six years. Named after John Cooper, a legend among race engineers and MINI owners, the garage was mostly a retail outfit from which John's son, Mike Cooper, continued to sell new and classic MINIs, mostly with the John Cooper Works kits and other tuning mods his father developed in collaboration with BMW.

MINI GP sells out fast

The limited edition model MINI GP has already sold out before the first one has been delivered to a customer. All 444 units that MINI UK was allotted were snatched up, and the company is now negotiating with other countries and has acquired an additional 15 to sell, of which only ten are left. BMW/MINI planned to build only 2000 models of this MINI Cooper S with the factory-installed John Cooper Works GP Kit, but may think twice considering the car is selling out like a World Cup match.

MINI GP: Fastest MINI ever will meet public in Geneva

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