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Mini Cooper are what Mini Lovers want to get after hunting for all the cars that available nowadays. There are several models available nowadays from the Classic Mini Cooper to the New BMW Mini Cooper. Some Mini Lovers go for the model or the “taste” they like regardless of which models are better, which are more powerful, or which model is more cool.

The old saying “beauty is in the eyes of the lover” best describes what I have just said. It just like Mr Bean go for the classic MK3 Mini and Britney Spears go for the BMW Mini Cooper Cabriolet. Anyway, Malaysia Mini Lover has work out a list or a directory for all the Article or News that is Mini Cooper related.

#1 Mini Cooper and Beatrice Hsu Wei Lun (许玮伦)

A Taiwan well-known actress Beatrice Hsu Wei Lun (许玮伦) started her career in modelling. Her charm, beauty, and talent were quickly spotted by TV drama producers. Wei Lun is a Mini Cooper fans, she get her own Mini Cooper back in years.

#2 Britney Spears and her Mini Cooper

On last July, Britney Spears is a 2-baby-mother and spotted she was driving a white color Mini Cooper with his son Sean Preston on the back seat. Britney enjoy the fun while listen some music in her Cooper and getting some cold breeze while driving the Mini.

#3 The Italian Job (1969)

The movie “The Italian Job” is about a team of British robbers steal a truck of gold and try to escape all the way through traffic jam, police chase, mafia’s attack…etc All in Mini Cooper!

#4 Mini Cooper and John Evans

Drive in a Mini Cooper or Drive under a Mini Cooper or Hold a Mini Cooper? A Guinness World Record Breaker John Evans balances a Mini Cooper weighing 352lbs/160kg on his head for 33 seconds at London Studio.

#5 Madonna American Life Mini Cooper S

Madonna, one of the best female rock star, rock in a Mini Cooper S. In year 2003, “MADONNA American Life Mini Cooper” die-cast model were produced. These die-cast models come in Red and Black.

#6 Who is John Cooper?

John Cooper, A man that fit his works to a Mini by his own hand and tunes it becomes Mini Cooper. His formula is as simple as “Mini + Cooper = Mini Cooper”.

#7 Olympic Diving Champion Guo Jingjing (郭晶晶) and Mini Cooper

Guo Jingjing bought a chili red Mini Cooper as her private car before 2004, she believes in red color that will always bring her good luck as what most of the Chinese believe.

#8 Mini Cooper – 10 Most Outrageous Paint Jobs of 2008

It is year end of 2008, again it is time to review some car of the year. This year, 3 Mini Coopers slip into 10 Most Outrageous Paint Jobs of 2008.

#9 Mini Cooper and Mr. Bean

Mr. Bean – best describe as “A child in a grown man’s body” starring by Rowan Atkinson is a well-known British comedy television series. “Mr. Bean” the movie was born in 1990.

#10 Mini Mini Cooper Flash Drives

This Mini Cooper sure does drive, but is not drive on steering or wheels, it is flash drives! If you thought the Mini Cooper was small enough already, get a closer look to see these Mini of the Mini Cooper flash drives.

#11 Han Xue meets Red Mini Cooper

Choosing or driving a car for show the cool-ness, character of a guy, but what about girls? China famous TV channel “vehicle to help women” invited famous artist Han Xue to try out BMW New Mini Cooper Cabriolet on the show when she is in dilemma to choose her private ride.

#12 Mini John Cooper Works in Malaysia

BMW MINI John Cooper Works is available in Malaysia now at Auto Bavaria and Sapura Auto showrooms. The price is at MYR279,000. The Mini John Cooper Works ( Mini JCW ) engine is 1.6liter turbocharged engine gets boosted up to 211hp, with peak torque now at 260Nm (280Nm overboost) from as low as 1,850rpm.

#13 No sweat for 21 who crammed into a Mini Cooper

Malaysia is headed into the Guinness Book of World Records for cramming 21 people into a Mini Cooper. Students from Inti College Subang Jaya not only battled the rain in their bid to successfully fit 21 people for 20 seconds into a 1999 Mini Cooper, they also had to do it twice.

#14 2008 Mini Cooper S inadvertent tattoos

On Dec 2008, some automotive websites reporting that American National Highway and Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA ) has found that the dual tailpipes of the 2007-2008 MINI Cooper S protrude too far out from the center of the Cooper’s rear bumper and have caused an inadvertent tattoo ” O O ” on owner’s shins.

#15 Mini Cooper Creative Ads around the world

As we all know, the new BMW Mini Cooper has bring a lot of fun not just in driving, but in advertising as well. Just like Lingerie-Themed Mini Clubman been rated as 10 Most Outrageous Paint Jobs of 2008. Mini Cooper advertisement has become as creative as it could be around the world, BMW dealer in each country is trying to make the advertisement as attractive as it could be, let’s see what’s going on to the Mini.

#16 BMW Mini Cooper

In 1994, BMW bought the Rover Group, the assets included the name “Mini”, for the legendary Sir Alex Issigonis-designed car. Although Mini has already 35 years old, it was stil in production at Longbridge. Rover Group no longer believed in the Mini, but BMW most certainly did, and instructed that an all-new model be developed.

#17 2009 Mini 50th Anniversary

Yes! 2009 is Mini 50th Anniversary! Mini was born in 1959 and this small car was produced by British Motor Corporation (BMC). It was designed by Sir Alec Issigonis. This year, Mini will have a great international meeting around the world for the very special 50th years anniversary, and I do believe this small car will rock the world for a long long time.

#18 The Little Book of MINI

“The Little Book of MINI” is now available in most of the bookstore. It is a package that comes with a book and a DVD “The Ultimate History of THE MINI”. This is a fantastic Book and DVD Gift Pack that celebrating the history of the Mini as well as 50th years anniversary.

#19 MINI Cooper World Record – Long Live The King

Last 2 years, 444 Mini Coopers in Thailand created the spelling “Long Live the King” in tribute to His Majesty the King’s 80th Anniversary. Mini Thailand set a new record for the Guinness Book World Record on MINI Phenomenon 2007.

#20 Classic Mini First Generation MK1

The first ever Mini was launched in August 1959 by BMC. The first launched model was Austin Se7en Mini MK1. There are 2 versions of this model available during the time which is the Basic Mini and the De Luxe in Farina Grey, Tartan Red, or Speedwell Blue.

#21 Classic Mini Cooper last generation MK7

On September 11, 2000 – London Sixties model, TWIGGY with one of the last generation Mini Cooper MK7, at a photocall today (11.9.00) in London. This mark the end of an era the last Classic Mini will roll off he production line at the Rover Group’s Birmingham plant next month.

#22 Mini Gathering 09 January 2009 in Malaysia

Jan 9 2009, lovely night in Petaling Jaya, Selangor Malaysia. Cool breeze and not a drop of rain, some say it’s an excellent night for a bar-b-que, but for some 39 Minis Cars (36 classics with 3 new MINIs, representatives from 3 forums..

#23 Honda Generators

A very famous Honda Generators model is Honda EM 5000SX where people use to generate power for certain task life, but today we will talk about Honda B Series engine as power generator into a Classic Mini Cooper.

#24 Mini Electric Cars

Mini Electric Cars is Mini Cooper with 204bhp car and able to travel atleast 150miles / ~240km on a single charge and the top speed can go up to 95mph/150kmh. This version of Mini from BMW is called Mini Ewhere E stands for “Electric”.

#25 Pimped Out Classic Mini Cooper Cars

Pimped out cars will need the big wheels for sure to make the car really being pimped, but will the small and tiny classic Mini Cooper able to be pimped?

#26 Mini Models

Mini Models ranges are from the classic mini first generation MK1 to the latest BMW Mini Cooper and Mini Cooper S. These cars model are produced into die-cast model by Tamiya.

#27 Cute Valentines Ideas with Cars

Where Valentine’s Day come from? February 14 is a very romantic day known as Valentine’s Day.

#28 Classic Mini MK2 Generation

Having to move on from classic Mini first generation MK1, Mini MK2 was introduced in 1967 and it is the second generation for Mini Car. Mini MK2 has several improvements across the Mini range, the most obvious changes is the new front grille design, it is more squarer shaped grille distinguished the new models from the front.

#29 Classic Mini MK3/MKIII

Classic Mini MK3 / MKIII held between1969 to 1976. The MK3 generation has brought some big changes for the Mini. On November 1969, BMC announced that the names Austin and Morris were dropped from the Mini and from there onwards all cars model has become known as “Mini”.

#30 Classic Mini MK4/MKIV 1976-1984

Mini MK4/MKIV generation comes from 1976 to 1984. Some confusion and uncertainty start happen here for mini lover. This is because the outlook is exactly same as MK3/MKIII especially the Mini 850 model. During MK4/MKIV generation, basically more performances of these cars were upgraded rather than the outlook.

#31 Mini MK5/MKV 1985-1991

All the Minis that built from 1984 onwards to 1991 which following the introduction of the Mini 25, are fall into the generation as Mini MK5/MKV. Classic Mini MK5 generation was the era where all the limited editions of Mini cars were born. There are about 20 Mini Limited Edition were born in 7 years time.

#32 Mini MK6-MKVI 1992-1997

Minis that built from 1992 to 1997 are fall into the group of Mark 6, MK6 or known as MKVI. There are numbers of Mini Cooper model were built again during this generation. The era of limited edition did not stop and the production keeps on going after Mini mk5 generation end around 1991. There are roughly 17 Mini models were built during this generation where about 6 models are base on the famous Mini Cooper cars model.

#33 BMW MINI One

Mini One is the first MINI that launched by the BMW Group back in year 2001, it is the first Mini car that born with the new look which generally known as the “MINI”. The New MINI (BMW Mini) was designed by Frank Stephenson and the drawing inspiration is from the original Mini which designed by Sir Alec Issigonis.

#34 Mini Cooper R50

The first Mini Cooper car that built by BMW Group was launched in 2002. The Cooper is different from MINI One in terms of more powerful, better handling and it has a different grill surround. Some Cooper models had a different type of front and rear bumpers as well as new headlights than the Mini One.


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