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Mini Paceman Will Hit Dealerships Next Year

Mini confirmed this week that the Mini Paceman, which was first seen at the 2011 Detroit Auto Show as a concept, will retain the Paceman model name and will be produced next year. Mini says in a statement that the production version of the Paceman will be officially unveiled in the next few months and will go on sale in 2013. While official details, pricing information and specs have yet to be released, Mini says the Paceman is a three-door ... continue reading»

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Mini Countryman Gains John Cooper Works Model

When the Mini Countryman crossover went on sale in 2011, it was only available in base Cooper, Cooper S and Cooper S with ALL4 models. Now, Mini is adding a 2013 John Cooper Works model to the lineup that may give shoppers who want a more powerful Countryman just what they’re looking for. In a press release, Mini says that the John Cooper Works Countryman will have a standard all-wheel drive system called ALL4 and a new 1.6-liter ... continue reading»

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BMW Announces Details for 2013 X6, 2012 Mini Roadster

Though its 2012 models are just starting to arrive on dealer lots, BMW announced more details last week about its upcoming lineup for 2013. BMW also released pricing information for the 2012 Mini Roadster. “For the 2013 model year, the BMW X6 undergoes a subtle midcycle update, keeping the nearly 4-year-old model fresh enough for prospective buyers,” writes the Detroit Free Press. According to a press release, the 2013 BMW X6 will receive a face lift and more interior options ... continue reading»

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Mini Paceman Gets Green Light for Production

The three-door Mini Paceman crossover coupe has been confirmed for production. The Mini Paceman concept was introduced at the Detroit auto show earlier this year. Mini describes the Paceman as a crossover SUV with a coupe body style, similar in size to the Mini Countryman. “It is the strong muscular MINI with sporty elegance,” said Ian Robertson, board member for sales and marketing, in a press release. The Paceman is not the first crossover coupe though. The Land Rover Range ... continue reading»

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