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2018 Mini Cooper S E Countryman ALL4 Drivers' Notes Review | Plug and play

Mini's plug-in crossover electrifies our hearts.

The biggest Mini is a relative term.

Official
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.

SEMA
JCW Tuning Kit comes to Mini Countryman and Clubman

There's also the Ice Blue package: a rare color and more.

Mini makes the JCW Tuning Kit available for the Countryman and Clubman, and shows off an Ice Blue Cooper S at SEMA.

Podcast
Volkswagen's latest ad is not subtle | Autoblog Podcast #509

James Riswick joins us to discuss the many new cars he's driven, we rant about a VW ad, and then it's time to spend your money.

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Los Angeles
2017 Mini Countryman is even bigger and now has a plug-in model

New Cooper S E Countryman promises 24 miles of EV range.

It's like a miniature (no pun intended) BMW X5 xDrive40e.

Official
Spy Shots
Mini Countryman spied looking less and less Mini

Mini’s largest model is getting even bigger.

Mini? There's nothing Mini about the new Countryman.

Spy Shots
Spy Shots
New Mini Countryman shows its big bones

New spy shots of the next-generation Mini Countryman provide a look at the larger crossover with less camouflage.

Rumormill
Mini to introduce all-wheel-drive Clubman

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.

Report
Mini getting serious with next Countryman SUV

Mini is reportedly planning an even larger, more rugged replacement for the Countryman, emerging as the third of five core models planned for the Anglo-Saxon marque.

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BMW's DTM champ swaps rides with Mini's Dakar winner

Martin Tomczyk is a former DTM champion and drives for BMW. Nasser Al-Attiyah is a two-time Dakar winner and drives for Mini. Watch what happened when they swapped rides.

Geneva
Mini Countryman Park Lane looks classy in Earl Grey

The Mini Countryman Park Lane is the first special-edition version of the compact crossover ever from the automaker. Check it out, live from Geneva.

Spy Shots
Mini Countryman plug-in hybrid out for a snowy stroll

This prototype for the next-generation Mini Countryman was spotted testing in the frozen tundra with a brand-first hybrid propulsion system.

Spy Shots
Next Mini Clubman disguises all six doors

This prototype for the upcoming next-generation Mini Clubman was spotted testing on the slushy streets with less camouflage covering its four conventional doors and split tailgate.

Motorsports
Mini wins Dakar Rally for fourth year in a row

Make no mistake: Mini is the force to be reckoned with in the Dakar Rally. Former champion Nasser Al-Attiyah has just taken his second win in the famously grueling trans-continental rally, making it four in a row for BMW's premium small-car brand.

Spy Shots
Next Mini Countryman spotted with swirls

Mini is continuing to update its models onto its latest UKL front-wheel-drive platform that it shares with parent BMW. Here, our spies caught an early glimpse of the next-gen Countryman testing on the new chassis.

Video
Remember that world-record jump crash? Here's every angle, including the human one

While there are those who watch automotive exploits hoping (secretly or otherwise) for a spectacular crash, most of us are happy when everything goes smoothly. But at the end of the day, a daring stunt wouldn't be a daring stunt if there weren't some element of danger. And make no mistake about it, Guerlain Chicherit's recent long-jump record attempt was a daring stunt if ever there was one.

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