Mini Cooper driving over a crosswalk

What’s So Special About Mini Cooper?

Subcompact cars aren’t as popular as they used to be, but brands like Mini are still holding strong. Mini’s legendary Mini Cooper has a quirky sense of style that appeals to many drivers. But what’s so special about Mini Cooper besides its looks? The Mini Cooper and its “go-kart” handling  As we’ve said before, there’s nothing like a Mini. Sure …

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 …

2019 Buick Regal TourX
Crossover & Midsize

Alternatives to the Buick Regal TourX

Buick doesn’t have the most impressive vehicles in its lineup but the car brand does have a few fan-favorites. One of them is the Buick Regal TourX, which is America’s last classic station wagon. Drivers love the TourX because it’s energetic, comfortable, and spacious. It’s sad though, the most notable thing about this year’s TourX …

Mini Pickup Truck Concept
Trucks & SUVs

Will Mini Make A Pickup Truck?

Many manufacturers build on their successes and enter additional segments of the automotive market. For example, Tesla’s first automotive offering was a roadster. Then they moved into sedans, SUVs, and now a pickup truck. What about Mini? Will they ever produce a pickup truck? A colleague of mine recently wrote in an article about a modified Mini pickup. That …

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 …