BMW TwinPower Turbo Technology once again Takes a Spot on 2016 Wards 10 Best Engines List

Woodcliff Lake, NJ – January 21, 2016… BMW TwinPower Turbo technology again wins Wards 2016 10 Best Engines Award, announced at the 22nd annual celebration where nearly 600 Powertrain Engineers joined at the Renaissance Center Marriott in Detroit on Wednesday January 13. Ludwig Willisch, President and CEO of BMW of North America, accepted the award for the all-new 3.0-liter TwinPower Turbo inline 6-cylinder (B58). Wards praised the modular architecture and engine performance stating “… it is hard to improve on the previous inline-6 TwinPower Turbo but this new engine provides more power and more torque allowing the 340i xDrive to […]

SUPREME DRIVING FUN IN EVERY SITUATION: THE NEW MINI CLUBMAN ALL4

Woodcliff Lake, NJ – January 19, 2016 – The market launch of the new MINI Clubman sees the latest model generation of the British brand embark on its advance into the premium compact segment. Additional momentum is now provided by the all-wheel drive system ALL4. The new MINI Clubman ALL4 guarantees an even sportier yet particularly supreme type of driving fun. What is more, its power transmission to all four wheels raises MINI versatility, everyday practicality and long-distance suitability to a whole new level. In this way, the new MINI Clubman ALL4 further establishes its position as an exceptional talent […]

2016 Dakar Rally – Day 15, Stage 13: MINI achieves another incredible Dakar result with MINI ALL4 Racing winner of the four-wheel drive ranking. Four MINI ALL4 Racing secure top ten positions overall.

Seven MINI ALL4 Racing complete the most gruelling cross-country rally within top fifteen. Mikko Hirvonen and Harry Hunt excel in their first experience of the Dakar Rally with Hirvonen clinching the Best Rookie title in the car category.

MINI AND HAX JOIN FORCES TO INVEST IN THE FUTURE OF CITIES

Woodcliff Lake, NJ – January 15, 2016…MINI and HAX, a division of venture capital firm SOSV, today announced the launch of a startup accelerator program to support, educate, and invest in compelling new businesses. Urban-X by MINI and HAX will combine the core competencies of MINI, including design, engineering, and usability, with HAX’s best-in-class acceleration processes, investing experience, and ability to help companies bring innovative technologies to market rapidly.

MINI USA ANNOUNCES US MARKET PRICING FOR NEW MINI CONVERTIBLE AND ADDITION OF JOHN COOPER WORKS VARIANT

Woodcliff Lake, NJ – January 14, 2016… MINI USA announced pricing today on its all-new 2016 MINI Convertible with a Manufacturer’s Suggested Retail Price (MSRP) of $25,950 for the Cooper model. In addition, the company also introduced the fastest, most powerful convertible it has ever built, the new MINI John Cooper Works Convertible.

New Competition Package Amps Up The BMW M3 And M4.

Woodcliff Lake, N.J.: January 13, 2016 6:00 pm EST…The BMW M3 Sedan, M4 Coupe and M4 Convertible are already regarded as the perfect combination of high-performance sports car engineering with unrestricted everyday utility. From spring 2016, all three body styles will be available with a special Competition Package from BMW M GmbH that combines added sporty personality with enhanced dynamics. As well as extensive handling upgrades, the Competition Package also comes with additional equipment features and a hike in power that takes output to 444 hp.