“10 questions to…” Oliver Heilmer.

For Oliver Heilmer, Head of MINI Design since September 2017, design is not just a career, it’s a vocation. The Munich native has been driven by the desire to create new cars since he was a boy. Here, the 43-year-old tells us about his idea of good design, his plans for the future of the MINI brand and the sense of boldness and daring they require.
Source: MINI News – Syndicated

MINI at the NAIAS 2018 in Detroit.

Extensive update for the original in the premium small car segment is the main focus of the MINI appearance at the event that traditionally kicks off the year for the automotive industry – British brand presents the new edition of the MINI and the MINI Convertible at the North American International Auto Show 2018 along with the current range of models in the premium compact segment.
Source: MINI News – Syndicated

The new MINI 3 door, the new MINI 5 door, the new MINI Convertible.

The British premium automobile manufacturer strengthens the progressive character and appeal of its models in the small car segment with a stylishly refined visual appearance and extensive technological advancements. The update for the MINI 3 door includes fresh design accentuations, innovations in the field of drive technology, additional customisation options and an expansion of the digital services available as part of MINI Connected.
Source: MINI News – Syndicated

Dakar Rally 2018 – Stage 2: Pisco – Pisco

• Extreme dunes and soft sand prove troublesome for Stage 2 competitors. • Orlando Terranova completes Stage 2 with fifth place finish. Hirvonen takes seventh. • Three MINI crews inside overall top ten. • Bryce Menzies / Pete Mortensen forced to retire from their first ever Dakar.
Source: MINI News – Syndicated