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Can-Am Mini Challenge moves to Hallett Motor Racing Circuit

Love vintage racing? Love old-school Minis? The Can-Am Mini Challenge offers both under one roof.

Modified Austin Cooper S | Car Catcher

This '66 Cooper S had its 1275cc engine bored out to 1380cc—plus more modifications, including an upgraded suspension.

Restomodded Morris Mini Panel Van | Car Catcher

Is this Mini Panel Van the best delivery vehicle available?

One of fewer than 500 ERA turbocharged Minis | Car Catcher

ERA once got the brilliant idea to turbocharge the Mini. This is the result.

Modified 1966 Cooper S | Car Catcher

Modifications on this Cooper S include an engine bored out to 1380cc and an upgraded suspension.

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Shop Work: A quick explanation of the BMC Hydrolastic suspension

Used on cars like the original Mini and the MG 1100, BMC's Hydrolastic suspension was a unique way to keep everything stable and level.

Shop Work: Is your favorite classic car properly insured?

Your classic represents a real investment, so have it properly insured.

Buyer's Guides: Expert tips on how to maintain a classic Mini

We ask the experts on how to keep a classic Mini on the road for years to come.

Features: Meet the Mini remastered by David Brown Automotive

Sometimes, a remaster can yield something greater than the original. Can that same magic be applied to a four-wheeled classic like the original Mini?

News and Notes: How Old Is that Mini, Really?

Is that classic Mini really a classic—or was it built as recently as the Clinton administration?

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Mini Forum Topics

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Mini Readers' Rides

Jan 04, 2024 by nlevine
2014 None Cooper S Countryman All4

Wife's car

Apr 11, 2023 by Kayfriedrich
1995 None Silver Bullet

One of only 450 built models Only for Germany Only in siver 63 horse oowers Full leather Dashboard, Steering weel sides of doors in real wood elm

Aug 29, 2022 by Winfield Schmitt
2003 None Cooper S

6spd manual. 134k. Recently acquired. I’ll be doing a lot of deferred maintenance over the winter to get ready for auto crossing in the spring.

May 20, 2022 by MiniDave
2009 None Clubman S

Ordered to spec from new, 1.6L turbo making 170 hp, 6 speed automatic transmission with flappy paddles. Absolute workhorse......I use it to tow my classics to far away events, it's …

May 20, 2022 by MiniDave
1989 None Racing Green

My daily, has a newly rebuilt 1330cc, rod change gearbox and WRX seats, runs on 13" Yokohama 539's

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Mini Ran When Parked

Found a Mini in Kota Bharu, ML on Aug. 31, 2011

You’ll find this maxi heap of Minis at an open-air Mini specialist shop located along northern Malaysia’s D104, just a couple miles north of the Lapangan Terbang Sultan Ismail Petra (the Kota Bharu airport).

Found a Mini in Burbank, CA on Aug. 3, 2011

A gaggle of Minis, unceremoniously parked on the side of a building in an industrial area of Burbank. Oddly, the lot next door (different tenant) has a rack holding 6 weather-beaten (and just plain …

Found a Mini in Dolbeau-Mistassini, Qc on July 8, 2010

It has been there for at least 21 years. I first saw it back in 89. Laurent N

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