The MINI is the direct successor to Sir Alec Issigonis’ 1959 classic, which was produced until 2000. The new generation adds state-of-the-art technology, modern levels of safety, quality and reliability to traditional MINI values, such as optimum interior space within compact exterior dimensions. Driving fun was, of course, also a key criteria when developing the MINI product range: with its long wheelbase, short overhangs and low centre of gravity, with a MINI you always experience the unadulterated go-kart feel.
Sometimes it pays to ignore popular public opinion, because history is full of stories of the little guy overcoming the odds. John Cooper is one of those.
There’s nothing wrong with popping in at your nearest dealer, but for a cracking combo of convenience and class you can’t beat MINI’s online showroom.
There’s an app for everything these days and, given how much time some people spend sat behind the wheel, this might come in handy.
Cape Town is going through the most with the water crisis, and we’ve heard about all kinds of solutions (icebergs, anyone?). This one looks like a good time.
According to a new report, South Africa’s super wealthy are looking to invest in vintage cars. Here’s a look at which models are the most sought after.
While the exact circumstances of the crime remain unclear, a man has been taken into custody after a rather embarrassing turn of events.
When big brands offer to spoil you rotten, you might as well take up the opportunity. This one comes with a premium TAG Heuer watch, just to say thank you.
Using the lessons they have learned from designing vehicles, BMW is preparing to build its first mixed-use property. Let’s have a little snoop around.
Back in the 60s, every member of The Beatles was gifted a car by manager Brian Epstein. Of course Ringo tinkered with his, and now it’s going on auction.
Planned for release mid-2018, Amazon’s strategy to make Alexa a part of your life in every way is kicking into fifth gear. How about this for luxury?
My MacBook was still on the roof of the car as I drove onto Kloof Street, and I only realised what I had done when I arrived at playschool. Here is a list of my mistakes.
The International Motor Show took place in Frankfurt this past weekend, and those in the know were mightily impressed with some of the beauts on show.
The future is here. As more and more countries start the process of banning petrol and diesel cars, automakers are needing to restrategise their plans for the future.
Every now and then, a group of like-minded individuals hit the road to share their love of cars with the rest of the world. This year’s trip was a goodie.
It has been labelled as the most expensive car in the world, but does it really live up to the lofty price tag? It sure is pretty to look at.
Happen to own a bird of prey that is trained in the art of falconry? Why not get yourself a Bentley, created especially for your hunting expeditions?
Ever wanted to head out on an off-road adventure, but dread the thought of putting up a tent. Not to worry, this latest endeavour has you covered.
When you release a new car model onto the market you risk a mixed reception, but it appears the latest MINI to reach our shores has hit it out the park.
Ever done something because of reason, but it absolutely ruined your passion? Well, this short film might just help you make a better choice.
CNN listed some their best road trips in the world and even included one that starts right here in Cape Town. Start your engines.
Perfectly restored vintage cars are hard to come by – so if old school MINI Coopers are you thing you’re lucking out with these two beauts.
Every year MINI steps up the plate, but there’s something about 2017 that promises to be extra special. What’s that? Of course, we can hook you up a deal.
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I should make it known that I can’t stand Clive Owen. I think he is a contrived tool. But I do like BMW and Neil Blomkamp’s mind. That’s why I had to watch this.
Jay Leno boasts one helluva car collection, but there is one that might just stand out from the rest. Not surprising, given that it’s worth around R171 million.
Hollywood is certainly keen on rehashing old favourites, so let’s just hope this movie to series switch up wins over the fans.