ARTICLES RELATING TO MINI

Mini only 'top-rated' in US crash tests

2014-07-30 08:36

Mini's Countryman has come out top among 12 cars in new US frontal crash tests. Do you own one of the 'not-so-goods'?

BMW SA slammed for 'drive it like it's stolen' ad

2014-07-01 10:27

BMW was criticised by the Advertising Standards Authority over a controversial billboard featuring a Mini Cooper with the tagline 'Drive it like it's stolen!'

High-tech vidcams app for latest Minis

2014-06-15 11:00

Mini is a step ahead when it comes to GoPro cameras as the automaker now has a 'Mini Connected' app to control the device from the facia...

High-tech vidcams app for latest Minis

2014-06-13 10:55

Mini is a step ahead when it comes to GoPro cameras as the automaker now has a 'Mini Connected' app to control the device from the facia...

Mini goes five-door for first time

2014-06-05 11:55

Mini has another new model, this time with two extra doors! Meet the very first SA-bound, five-door Mini Hatch...

What a concept! Mini's stylish Superleggera

2014-05-26 21:13

BMW has debuted a retro-futuristic concept that combines classic Brit roadster with Italian flair - the Mini Superleggera Vision Concept. We've a gallery of this stunning battery-car that takes selfies.

Clean sweep for Ford and Formato in PE

2014-05-05 11:09

Ford, a Focus ST and Gary Formato were the stars of the Production Car races at Scribante at the weekend though there was some pretty tough racing down the field.

New Mini Paceman: Nipped, more power

2014-04-22 13:45

Mini has given its Paceman - it claims to be the world's first 'sports activity coupe' in the premium compact segment - a bit of a funky makeover.

Review: Electric Mini, eish!

2014-04-12 09:26

Sparks fly, or rather failed to, in the Wheels24 office when an electric Mini arrived. JANINE-LEE GORDON shares her first experience in an all-electric powered vehicle.

6 April Fools' car pranks we wish were true

2014-04-01 11:16

A grass-covered Opel, a tea-powered Mini, a way to beat e-tolls in Gauteng… We’ve compiled a list of the top automotive April Fools' Day pranks. WARNING: This article contains gratuitous use of puns.

New SA-bound Mini hits showrooms

2014-03-14 12:12

The new Mini goes on sale in the UK this weekend and will arrive in South Africa in May 2014.

New SA-bound Mini hits showrooms

2014-03-14 11:28

The new Mini goes on sale in the UK this weekend and will arrive in South Africa in May 2014. We have details and gallery images of the new Mini range!

SPIED: 2014 Mini Clubman

2014-03-10 14:14

Mini’s next-generation Clubman, shown at the 2014 Geneva auto show, was spotted undergoing testing on a frozen lake in Norway.

2014 last-stage Dakar honours to SA

2014-01-20 11:30

Giniel de Villiers and Dirk von Zitzewitz (Toyota Imperial Hilux) won the 13th and final stage of the 2014 Dakar Rally in South America on Saturday.

Hilux pair still positive on podium

2014-01-18 11:11

With only a 157km special of the 2014 Dakar remaining Giniel de Villiers and Dirk ovn Zitzewitz (Toyota Hilux) are fourth overall after finishing Friday’s Stage 12 in fourth place.

Dakar disgust at Mini 'podium' order

2014-01-17 06:58

Stephane Peterhansel's hopes of a 12th Dakar Rally title were crushed on Thursday when the Mini team ordered a podium sweep, a decision blasted by organsiers and the champion-elect.

Next-gen Mini JCW debuts in Detroit

2014-01-15 10:22

Mini debuted its new John Cooper Works Concept at the 2014 Detroit Auto show, hinting at the next generation of performance orientated Minis. We have gallery images!

Dakar: Tough Stage 9, worse on Wednesday

2014-01-14 22:15

French rally great Stephane Peterhansel boosted his hopes of a hat trick of Dakar Rally wins by winning Tuesday's Stage 9 of the race.

SA crew up to 3rd overall in Dakar

2014-01-13 08:07

South Africa' Giniel de Villiers move into third overall following Stage 7 of the 2014 Dakar Rally.

SA's Poulter shines on Dakar Day 1

2014-01-06 06:43

South African Leeroy Poulter and his SA-built Toyota Hilux had a good start to the 2014 Dakar Rally when he and Rob Howie finished ninth on Sunday. Giniel de Villilers wasn't so lucky.

2014 Mini hatched in London

2013-11-19 14:30

The first of the next series of Minis - this one a hatchback with new tech and new engines - had its international launch in its home town, Oxford in the UK. Wheels24 was there...

Classic car: Austin Seven appeal

2013-11-19 08:11

Wheels24 reported on a barn-find 1959 Austin Seven that was lovingly restored. Classic car guru DAVE FALL reflects on the iconic Mini’s roots.

Next-gen engines not so Mini

2013-09-30 09:44

The next Mini generation will come with improvements to power and reliability as the automaker switches to two-litre TwinPower turbocharged three and four-cylinder engines.

Bean: Miles of smiles from car nut

2013-09-16 10:05

Columnist DAVE FALL was prompted to reminiscence on the incomparable 'Mr Bean' and his cars.

New Mini's birthday bash

2013-08-08 09:00

Mini’s new model will be unveiled and presented on the Sir Alec Issigonis’ 107th birthday, the man behind the evolutionary car.

 

To sell: 25-year-old Mini, only 21km

2014-07-01 15:00

A special-edition 1989 Mini, intended as a 21st birthday present, is up for sale with only 21km on the odometer. Find out why it was never driven...

To sell: 25-year-old Mini, only 21km

2014-06-30 12:38

A special-edition 1989 Mini, intended as a 21st birthday present, is up for sale with only 21km on the odometer. Find out why it was never driven...

High-tech vidcams app for latest Minis

2014-06-13 14:02

Mini is a step ahead when it comes to GoPro cameras as the automaker now has a 'Mini Connected' app.

Mini goes five-door for first time

2014-06-07 14:00

Mini has another new model, this time with two extra doors! Meet the very first SA-bound, five-door Mini Hatch...

What a concept! Mini's stylish Superleggera

2014-05-30 11:30

BMW has debuted a retro-futuristic concept that combines classic Brit roadster with Italian flair - the Mini Superleggera Vision Concept.

Clean sweep for Ford and Formato in PE

2014-05-05 14:27

Ford, a Focus ST and Gary Formato were the stars of the Production Car races at Scribante at the weekend.

New Mini Paceman: Nipped, more power

2014-04-23 10:04

Mini has given its Paceman - it claims to be the world's first 'sports activity coupe' a bit of a funky makeover.

New Mini Paceman: Nipped, more power

2014-04-22 10:59

Mini has given its Paceman - it claims to be the world's first 'sports activity coupe' in the premium compact segment - a bit of a funky makeover.

6 April Fools' car pranks we wish were true

2014-04-01 13:00

A grass-covered Opel, a tea-powered Mini, a way to beat e-tolls in Gauteng… We’ve compiled a list of the top automotive April Fools' Day pranks. WARNING: This article contains gratuitous use of puns.

6 April Fools' car pranks we wish were true

2014-04-01 11:12

A grass-covered Opel, a tea-powered Mini, a way to beat e-tolls in Gauteng… We’ve compiled a list of the top automotive April Fools' Day pranks. WARNING: This article contains gratuitous use of puns.

New SA-bound Mini hits showrooms

2014-03-14 12:00

The new Mini goes on sale in the UK this weekend and will arrive in South Africa in May 2014. We have details and gallery images of the new Mini range!

SPIED: 2014 Mini Clubman

2014-03-11 13:25

Mini’s next-generation Clubman, shown at the 2014 Geneva auto show, was spotted undergoing testing in Norway.

Audis rampant at Zwartkops

2014-03-03 12:11

A 17-lap feature race for Bridgestone Super Production Cars at Zwartkops on March 1, and also resulted in an incident-filled event.

2014 last-stage Dakar honours to SA

2014-01-19 12:42

Giniel de Villiers and Dirk von Zitzewitz (Toyota Imperial Hilux) won the 13th and final stage of the 2014 Dakar Rally in South America on Saturday.

Roma leads, Stephane to 'back off'

2014-01-17 07:43

Mini’s Nani Roma finished second during Stage 11 of the 2014 Dakar Rally and increased his overall lead over team mate Stephane Peterhansel to more than five minutes with two stages remaining.

Next-gen Mini JCW debuts in Detroit

2014-01-15 13:30

Mini debuted its new John Cooper Works Concept at the 2014 Detroit Auto show, hinting at the next generation of performance orientated Minis. We have gallery images!

Dakar: Giniel fifth after 9 stages

2014-01-15 10:16

Stage 9 of the 2014 Dakar Rally between Calama and the coastal city of Iquique in Chile on Tuesday turned out to be a lot more difficult than the SA Toyota team expected.

Frustration in high Andes for Giniel

2014-01-14 08:04

SA's Giniel de Villiers and Dirk von Zitzewitz (Hilux) defended their third overall in the Dakar with a frustrated seventh on Monday’s Stage 8 which crossed the Andes to Chile.

SA crew up to 3rd overall in Dakar

2014-01-13 07:35

A fighting sixth under disadvantageous conditions on Sunday’s Dakar Stage 7 saw South Africa’s Giniel de Villiers (Toyota Imperial Hilux) move into third overall after starting fourth.

Dakar 2014 preview: Mini on charge

2014-01-02 12:44

With 12 cars at the start, including the Minis of Stephane Peterhansel and Nasser al-Attiyah, X-Raid has lined up as the team to beat in the 2014 Dakar Rally.

2014 Mini hatched in London

2013-11-19 08:50

The first of the next series of Minis - this one a hatchback with new tech and new engines - had its international launch in its home town, Oxford in the UK. Wheels24 was there...

Next-gen tech push not so Mini

2013-10-13 20:25

Head-up display, traffic sign memory, video-based speed speed and distance control... Future Mini's will sport the automaker's new driver assist systems. Read more about Mini's new tech.

Bean: Miles of smiles from car nut

2013-09-16 11:30

When columnist DAVE FALL can't sleep he turns on the telly - which prompted this reminiscence based on the incomparable 'Mr Bean' and his cars.

Much from Mini for Frankfurt

2013-09-03 13:53

Seven models, eight engine variants, unique finishes, interior designs and options, and a constantly growing library of accessories.

Next Mini: Vision of future?

2013-07-26 11:31

Elastic Union Jack-esque straps, interior LEDs, lightweight “organo metal”… Mini gives us a glimpse of its radical future with its Vision concept. It even has a “Disco” floor! Like it? Tell us!

 
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