First look at the new 296bhp Mini Countryman John Cooper Works


Petrol-powered fast Minis aren't dead yet - there's a new Countryman JCW confirmed for 2024.
Mini Countryman and Cooper SE

All-new electric Minis fully revealed


Mini has taken the covers off not one, but two completely new models in the shapes of the 2024 Cooper hatchback and Countryman SUV.
Mini Countryman in disguise

Larger, electric Mini Countryman breaks cover


The new, third-generation Mini Countryman for 2024 has been teased in camouflage ahead of its full unveil later this year.
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Prototype of the new-generation 2023 Mini Electric

Next Mini Hatch teased, electric plans revealed


Mini has outlined its medium-term brand strategy with electrification and new crossover models both high on the agenda.
Mini to end sales of plug-in hybrids to concentrate on pure-electric and combustion cars

Mini to end sales of plug-in hybrids


The head of Mini has revealed that the company will end sales of plug-in hybrid (PHEV) models, as it focuses on a future of electric and petrol.
The Dom Joly review: Mini Countryman Cooper SD

The Dom Joly review: Mini Countryman Cooper SD


Is there anything more British than a Mini? Well, if I’m being pedantic, then, yes, there probably is: emotional insecurity, fear of public embar
Mini Countryman review (2017-on)

Mini Countryman review (2017 on)


From a car maker known for making some of the smallest and cheekiest runarounds on the road comes the Countryman, the not-so-mini
Audi Q2 1.4 TFSI Sport and 1.6 TDI SE review (2016 on)

Audi Q2 1.4 TFSI Sport and 1.6 TDI SE review (2016


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What value-for-money 4WD can I buy for £20,000?


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