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The Mini History

The Mini History

Sep 15, 2014

The history of the Mini makes it a true classic, which more than merits its “European Car of the Century” award. So how did the Mini become the car it is today? The intriguing design was the brain child of Sir Alec Issigonis (1906–1988), who was certainly a visionary in industrial transportation. In its early stages, the Mini was meant to be the answer to...

LA Auto Show: 4th Generation Mini Cooper Hardtop

LA Auto Show: 4th Generation Mini Cooper Hardtop

Dec 3, 2013

For BMW, the unveiling of the 4th Generation Mini Cooper Hardtop at the LA AutoShow show the company readying itself to enter that segment of the market for more affordable vehicles. And it’s only apt that the German automobile, motorcycle, and engine company chose Los Angeles to present the latest reincarnation of the Mini. After all, Southern California...