What Goes Round Comes Round
Thought lambo doors have had their day? Wrong – vince wong’s highly detailed build is here to show that eyecatching mods are timeless. And this build’s about far more than a set of fancy doors…
The Full Works
After cutting his teeth on a Mini Roadster, morgan gray managed to get his dream car – a fully loaded, Jen 3 John Cooper works, and he uses it properly, too…
How To…De-Chrome A Mini
De-chroming is a quick, easy, and very effective way to improve a modern mini’s looks and appearance. Here’s what’s involved…
THE SPIRIT OF THE SIXTIES IS STRONG IN THIS BLACK EYE PURPLE R53 – AND YET AT THE SAME TIME, IT’S A THOROUGHLY MODERN BUILD, HIDING HILARIOUS PERFORMANCE BENEATH ITS SPANGLY DISCO PAINTWORK…
Driven: Mini Cooper S 60 Years Edition
MINI HAS A REPUTATION FOR MAKING SPECIAL BIRTHDAY EDITIONS, SO MARTYN HAS BEEN DRIVING THE LATEST TO FIND OUT IF THE COOPER S 60 YEARS EDITION IS A WORTHY CONTENDER…
UNFORTUNATE MISTAKES HAVE SHOWN ALEX JUST HOW FINE THE MARGINS ARE IN THE PRO CLASS, AND JUST HOW CRUEL MOTORSPORT CAN BE AT TIMES…
Rhianna Lansbury wasn’t a MINI fan when she got her One Seven Edition, but it only took a year of ownership before she wanted this car to stand out.
Snetterton 300 MSVR Finals Day
Snetterton Circuit 14th 15th October 2017.
Jamie Lewis isn’t the only MINI fan in his household, with him and his wife both representing the brand and owning three MINIs between them.
Like a good scout, Lisa Richardson gets her Cooper five-door ready for winter driving by fitting new tyres.
JCW Challenge Car On The Road
Adjustable Nitron suspension, a Quaife sequential gearbox and 265bhp sounds like the perfect fast road MINI. Except the latest JCW CHALLENGE car isn’t road legal – but that hasn’t stopped Ryan Dignan.
A Tale Of Two Countrymen
Martyn’s been spending a lot of time in the Countrymans and said a sad goodbye to Charlie GP.
Beauty And The Beast
At first, Clare Richardson thought gen 3 MINIs were ugly, but she’s gone on to build one of the smartest F56 JCWs yet.
Mini Concepts At Frankfurt
This year’s Frankfurt International Motor Show turned out to be a hive of MINI activity, with not one but two concepts on the stand. Modern MINI went along and caught up with Head of MINI Exterior Design, Christopher Weil.
Mini Family Affair
MINI love has spread across Phil Wiggins’ family and the result is four uniquely modified models.
Room At The Back
Want more practicality from your MINI? What you need is a Clubman estate.
When Brad Kitching took on a silver R53 Cooper S, his plan was to create something different and we think he’s succeeded – it’s blue now for a start!
Taking On An OBL
The Collins MINI fleet has a new member and Modern MINI has a new project car: an early R50 Cooper. Editor Martyn tells us more about his purchase.
Clark Caughey was a VW man through and through, but a failed Golf project saw him build this stunning R53 Cooper S for the 2016 show season.
The New Mini Countryman
With improved practicality and quality, is the 2nd-gen Countryman as much fun to drive? We headed to the launch to find out.
MINIs are an aspirational car for many - we’ve published lots of stories about owners who’ve wanted nothing else. Kirsty Atkinson is one of them and now owns this rather special R53 Cooper S.
Mini Variant Buyers Guide
The boom in second generation MINIs gave clues as to how BMW planned to develop the brand; here’s more about these MINI variants and why they’re still worth a look
Mini One D ClubMan
First came the Cooper, Cooper D, Cooper S and Cooper SD and ALL4 Clubmans. But we’ve just spent some time with the one that MINI told us wouldn’t be built – the entry-level One D.
MINI CHALLENGE 16 Snetterton 300
It might seem a bit late in the year to be deciding championships, but to pack so many rounds and festivals into British summertime was never going to be easy. We have provisionally been given the same dates in 2017.
MINIs have been a part of Antonio Sapata’s whole life, leading him to build this R53 with unique custom touches as a tribute to his uncle.
Steve Davidson dreamed of owning a Cooper S since school and we reckon his BMW-wheeled R53 has been worth the wait.
MINI convert Jake Costin’s idea was to build a GT version of the R56 Cooper S and we’re excited by the results so far!