2020 Mini Cooper SE Electric

3 Reasons to Pick the Mini Cooper Over the Buick Encore

The Buick Encore is a sweet subcompact SUV that’s ideal for city driving. With the Encore, you get a pleasant, safe, and reliable ride.  There are even a few reasons to choose the Encore over a fan-favorite like the Mini Cooper. However, the Mini Cooper lineup is undeniably fun and distinctive. Here are a few …

New 2021 Mini Countryman on the open road.
Crossover & Midsize

First Impressions: 2021 Mini Countryman

The Mini Countryman, the largest option in the entire Mini lineup just got a facelift for 2021. When the Countryman was first introduced in 2010, fans were pretty stunned. Practicality was never the main selling point of the Mini but the Countryman was specially made for practical buyers. The Countryman competes with other crossover SUVs …

Gildred Racing Super Cooper Type S
Cars

For Maximum Speed, Start with a Classic Mini Cooper

Classic cars trade modern safety for lightness and compactness. That’s why a 2.0-liter Caterham Seven can out-race a Bugatti Veyron. It’s also what makes the classic Mini Cooper so appealing. The originals weren’t particularly quick: the classic Mini pickup’s biggest engine was a 38-hp 1.0-liter. But they were extremely light, even for the day. Although …