Tag Archives: Mini Cooper

Fixing My Friend’s Mini Cooper S Saved Him $650 But It Took Over 10 Hours And Nearly Ruined Us

When my friend Jeb showed me the $1,500+ repair estimate he’d gotten from his Mini dealership, I told him to hold off on the work. I’d fly to the rescue, arriving in Washington D.C. wearing my oil-covered cape and spandex tights made of recycled serpentine belts, and solve all of his troubles simply and on the cheap.…

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I Tried Fixing My Friend’s Mini Cooper S But I Screwed Up And Now The Car Is Stranded

“A 2015 Mini Cooper. Engine bay might be a bit tight, but there’s no rust, so this job will be easy!” I told my naive self before agreeing to fix my friend’s engine mount. His dealer had quoted him a huge figure for the job and I couldn’t stand by and watch him part with all that cash, not when we could easily do it…

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The 2019 Mini Cooper Oxford Edition Is a Sweet Value for College Grads on a Budget

Done with college? Your hand-me-down 2003 Honda Civic not cutting it anymore? Ready to add some car payments to your crushing student loan debt, like a real adult? If so, Mini’s here with a pretty good offer that won’t break the bank too badly. It’s a fun ride with some nice equipment for under $20,000.

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The New Mini Seven Is Desperate Hipster Malarkey

After an explosive comeback over a decade ago, Mini has been struggling to build a brand identity—mostly due to the tendency for newer models to bloat beyond anything resembling the namesake. Mini has decided to bring back the ‘Seven’ title, remembering the days when the little car was called an Austin Seven in a desperate attempt to appeal to heritage hipsters.

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New Jersey State Troopers Crash Chasing Mini Cooper Through City


New Jersey State Troopers Crash Chasing Mini Cooper Through City
(Dramatization)

State troopers in New Jersey over the weekend found themselves outwitted and out-wheeled by the driver of a Mini Cooper, who zipped and zagged the little car through the streets of Paterson—much to the consternation of the confounded constabulary!

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This Battle-Worn Mini Is My Favorite Car In Pirelli World Challenge

The Precision Motorsports Group’s No. 18 Mini Cooper appears to have been through Hell and back when compared to some of the big-budget teams running in Pirelli World Challenge this weekend, and that’s why I love it. Behold, ingenious motorsports fixin’ at work.

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Mini Tries To Get Us To Like The 5 Door Cooper S With A ‘Carbon Edition’

When we found out Mini was developing a 5 door Cooper, we questioned it . When it finally showed up it did everything right, but we still kind of question it. Now Mini is trying to make it more appealing, by adding 20 hp with a new Carbon Edition.

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Mini Cooper: The Ultimate Buyer’s Guide

The Mini Cooper isn’t for everyone, but it’s not supposed to be. If you can deal with the cutesy-retro looks and the relatively small size, you’re in for one of the most fun and surprisingly practical motoring experiences around. What do you need to know before you buy a Mini Cooper? Don’t worry, we’ll tell you everything right here in the Ultimate Buyer’s Guide.

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Your Ridiculously Awesome MINI John Cooper Works Wallpaper Is Here

Most car wallpapers feature sweeping vistas and wide shots of the cars. You can take in the majesty of the entire vehicle and see the way all the pieces come together. But today, we’re losing the forest for the trees. When you focus on a beautiful detail, you start to appreciate a car’s lines in a new way.

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The Original Mini Was A Rock Star Car For Ordinary People

The Original Mini Was A Rock Star Car For Ordinary People

It always amazes me how the original Mini became such a smash success. After all, it began life as a humble economy car, something designed to sip gas and fit anywhere in a crowded city.

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