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A big victory for the small car: 50 years ago the classic Mini won the Monte Carlo Rally for the first time.

Paddy Hopkirk made the one-off British small car a motor sport legend in January 1964 – Timo Mäkinen and Rauno Aaltonen repeated the triumph in 1965 a


Munich/Monte Carlo. Small car, huge win: it is now 50 years since one of the most spectacular victories in the history of international motor sport. On 21 January 1964, the Mini Cooper S won the Monte Carlo Rally for the first time.


MINI 2014 Rally Dakar Press Kit.


01 – Introduction: Senior Vice President MINI Jochen Goller.

From 5th to 18th January 2014, MINI will line up with the MINI ALL4 Racing at the Rally Dakar. In 2012 and 2013 MINI was the car to beat at the toughest marathon rally in the world.


The MINI John Cooper Works range.


The legendary MINI line-up in Australia has just received a performance boost with the arrival of the final models to complete the John Cooper Works range. To the delight of MINI fans right across the nation, every MINI model – including MINI, Clubman, Coupe, Cabriolet, Roadster, Paceman, Countryman and GP - now includes a John Cooper Works, or JCW, variant.



Success again in the world’s most important engine contest! With its powerful 1.6-litre four-cylinder engine with twin-scroll turbochargers, the MINI


Bravo MINI Cooper S! "The latest generation of engines sees exceptional power with contemporary efficiency." That was the verdict of the international jury of prominent automotive journalists. The award-winning four-cylinder engine runs with 181 hp at 5,500 rpm.


MINI Takes A New Direction… On Two Wheels.

Agyness Deyn Unveils MINI Scooter E Concept In London For Global Premiere.


Iconic British brand MINI unveils its exciting MINI Scooter E Concept today in London. This new design study represents the MINI design team’s unparalleled expertise in recognizing the challenges for mobility in major urban areas, and meeting these challenges with the development of stylish, innovative and sustainable future ­focused vehicle concepts.


Urban Driving Fun With Zero Emissions:

The MINI Scooter E Concept


Spontaneous, flexible, CO2-free mobility in the characteristic style of the brand – World-first transfer of that familiar MINI feeling to the two-wheel segment brings alternative drive technology to the attention of lifestyle-led target groups – Innovative vehicle concept marks its world premiere at the 2010 Paris Motor Show.


MINI Countryman WRC Completes Shakedown.


The new MINI Countryman completed its shakedown phase at Prodrive's private proving ground in Warwickshire.

This initial part of the car's test and development programme took place with the engineering team driving the car over four days, primarily on tarmac, but also including several kilometres on loose surfaces and Prodrive's low grip facility.


BMW Group Reports Second-Quarter Jump in Earnings.


• Rise in second quarter EBT to euro 1,299 million
• Automobiles segment increases EBIT to euro 1,317 million
• EBIT margin of 9.6% for Automobiles segment in Q2
• Six-month EBIT margin of 6.


MINI Set to Join World Rally Championship from 2011.


Munich. MINI is making a comeback on the international rally circuit. From 2011, the brand will compete at selected rounds of the FIA World Rally Championship (WRC) and will go on to contest the entire season from 2012 onwards.


2010 Life Ball MINI Make Their Frenetic Debut on the Red Carpet in Vienna.


Extravagant collector's items are auctioned off for

Munich/Vienna. On 17 July, celebrity fashion designers Diane von Furstenberg, Kenneth Cole and Calvin Klein Collection's Francisco Costa personally unveiled to the public the 2010 Life Ball MINI they personally designed.

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