The Truth About Cars » Countryman http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com The Truth About Cars is dedicated to providing candid, unbiased automobile reviews and the latest in auto industry news. Wed, 10 Feb 2016 17:42:47 +0000 en-US hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=4.2.4 The Truth About Cars is dedicated to providing candid, unbiased automobile reviews and the latest in auto industry news. The Truth About Cars no The Truth About Cars editors@ttac.com editors@ttac.com (The Truth About Cars) 2006-2009 The Truth About Cars The Truth About Cars » Countryman http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/themes/ttac-theme/images/logo.gif http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com New York 2014: 2015 MINI Countryman Debuted http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2014/04/new-york-2014-2015-mini-countryman-debuted/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2014/04/new-york-2014-2015-mini-countryman-debuted/#comments Wed, 16 Apr 2014 19:53:47 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=800442 The biggest MINI of them all, the Countryman, debuted its refreshed looks for the guests at the 2014 New York Auto Show. The compact SUV still rides on its current platform, and still uses the 1.6-liter four-pot that pushes anywhere from 121 to 208 horsepower, depending upon whether the owner selects the Cooper, Cooper S […]

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The biggest MINI of them all, the Countryman, debuted its refreshed looks for the guests at the 2014 New York Auto Show. The compact SUV still rides on its current platform, and still uses the 1.6-liter four-pot that pushes anywhere from 121 to 208 horsepower, depending upon whether the owner selects the Cooper, Cooper S […]

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BMW to End Mini Production at Magna Steyr http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2014/01/bmw-ends-mini-production-at-magna-steyr/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2014/01/bmw-ends-mini-production-at-magna-steyr/#comments Fri, 31 Jan 2014 11:00:49 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=728914 The Kleine Zeitung newspaper reported on Thursday that the BMW Group will end contract production of Mini cars by Magna Steyr in 2016. Automotive News reports that the Austrian supplier currently builds the Mini Countryman and Mini Paceman. BMW will move production of the two models to BMW’s own Mini factory in Oxford, England, and […]

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The Kleine Zeitung newspaper reported on Thursday that the BMW Group will end contract production of Mini cars by Magna Steyr in 2016. Automotive News reports that the Austrian supplier currently builds the Mini Countryman and Mini Paceman. BMW will move production of the two models to BMW’s own Mini factory in Oxford, England, and […]

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Review: 2012 MINI Cooper S Countryman All4 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2012/08/review-2012-mini-cooper-s-countryman-all4/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2012/08/review-2012-mini-cooper-s-countryman-all4/#comments Sat, 11 Aug 2012 13:00:04 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=454503 MINI is the most unlikely successful new brand in America. Why? Because the brand’s “tiny transportation” ethos is at odds with America’s “bigger is better” mantra. Of course, these contradictory philosophies explain why the modern MINI is nowhere near as mini as Minis used to be. Still with me? Hang on to your hats because […]

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MINI is the most unlikely successful new brand in America. Why? Because the brand’s “tiny transportation” ethos is at odds with America’s “bigger is better” mantra. Of course, these contradictory philosophies explain why the modern MINI is nowhere near as mini as Minis used to be. Still with me? Hang on to your hats because […]

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Countryman’s Culture Clash http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2010/08/countrymans-culture-clash/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2010/08/countrymans-culture-clash/#comments Tue, 17 Aug 2010 14:57:29 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=363106 How does a brand built on small, fun, efficient city cars build up to its inevitable first-ever SUV? Apparently the answer is very little. MINI’s seems to be aiming its forthcoming Countryman squarely at current MINI owners, with the first US market ads portraying the Countryman as little more than a MINI Cooper with four […]

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How does a brand built on small, fun, efficient city cars build up to its inevitable first-ever SUV? Apparently the answer is very little. MINI’s seems to be aiming its forthcoming Countryman squarely at current MINI owners, with the first US market ads portraying the Countryman as little more than a MINI Cooper with four […]

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What’s Wrong With This Picture: MINI’s Growing Family Edition http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2010/06/whats-wrong-with-this-picture-minis-growing-family-edition/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2010/06/whats-wrong-with-this-picture-minis-growing-family-edition/#comments Thu, 10 Jun 2010 16:53:00 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=358638 MINI’s new six-model lineup gets an early preview, as the Cooper, Convertible, Clubman, Countryman, Coupe and Roadster meet up outside MINI’s plant in Oxford, England. The Countryman SUV won’t arrive in the states until February 2011, with the Coupe and Roadster following by six and 12 months respectively.

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MINI’s new six-model lineup gets an early preview, as the Cooper, Convertible, Clubman, Countryman, Coupe and Roadster meet up outside MINI’s plant in Oxford, England. The Countryman SUV won’t arrive in the states until February 2011, with the Coupe and Roadster following by six and 12 months respectively.

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Geneva Gallery: 2012 MINI Countryman http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2010/03/geneva-gallery-2012-mini-countryman/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2010/03/geneva-gallery-2012-mini-countryman/#comments Wed, 03 Mar 2010 18:38:05 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=347455 What happens when MINIs stop being mini and start getting real? Huge sales in America, probably. Luckily the return of the Moke is not as mawkish as we might have feared.  And with four actual doors, passengers won’t have to perform fakir-worthy contortions to reach one of the rear seats alá MINI Clubman. Look for […]

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What happens when MINIs stop being mini and start getting real? Huge sales in America, probably. Luckily the return of the Moke is not as mawkish as we might have feared.  And with four actual doors, passengers won’t have to perform fakir-worthy contortions to reach one of the rear seats alá MINI Clubman. Look for […]

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What’s Wrong With This Picture: My What A MINI SUV You Have Edition http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2010/01/whats-wrong-with-this-picture-my-what-a-mini-suv-you-have-edition/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2010/01/whats-wrong-with-this-picture-my-what-a-mini-suv-you-have-edition/#comments Tue, 19 Jan 2010 19:43:03 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=342322 The post What’s Wrong With This Picture: My What A MINI SUV You Have Edition appeared first on The Truth About Cars.

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