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MINI F56 leaked ahead of official reveal

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Officially, MINI will be releasing photos and information for its all-new F56 model. Unofficially, the Bangkok Post has jumped the gun and won itself a heap of clicks! Until MINI pulls the trigger, here’s some stuff they’ve already released which you can read over to pass the time: MINI reveals F56 driver assist technology MINI […]

Pre-production MINI F56 models ready to roll

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BMW’s third-generation MINI, codenamed F56, is about to enter pre-production phase with ‘kite-flyer’ models set to roll off the Plant Oxford production line this week. As you might expect, mixing two different generations of MINI on the production line presents a few challenges. Although that trend will continue for around two more years while the […]

Heavily disguised MINI F56 hardtop spied

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A third-generation MINI (F56) prototype has been spotted out and about recently. Still around a year from its official debut the car is heavily disguised so not a lot of detail can be seen. Although, it’s worth noting the wheels have moved from a four-stud to five-stud pattern. Also the front overhang has grown quite […]

VIDEO: F56 MINI JCW reviews

Filming and committing a car review to video for the world to see would be much harder than it looks. For one there’s critical people like me willing to cut you down while having no comparable experience. And so, here’s two video reviews for the new 170kW/320Nm MINI JCW that we’re not too sure about. […]

Drive Thru: F56 MINI Cooper S

We’re unashamed MINI fans here at AUSmotive, especially the warmer versions. However, during the development of the F56 we became concerned that BMW was beginning to strip too much of the character away from the brand which has captured the imagination of hot hatch fans around the world since its relaunch in 2001. BMW’s first […]

MINI slashes Australian pricing for F56 introduction

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MINI Australia will be rolling out the new F56 range across the country this month and has announced it has slashed pricing compared with outgoing R56 models. “The new MINI receives the latest technology and features for a much higher level of refinement,” said MINI Australia GM, Kai Bruesewitz. “At the same time, we’ve retained […]

The F56 MINI in detail

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The new MINI was revealed in November last year, but it’s just been give its full media launch. Which means you’ve got another chance to pore over details of the all-new F56 range. As is the norm these days the new MINI has grown and it’s now a little bit longer (98mm), a little bit […]

VIDEO: How to build an F56 MINI

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This video will tell you how much of a car nerd you are. It shows some of the processes involved in building a new F56 MINI. The clip runs for 12 minutes and if you really are a car geek you’ll watch it non-stop and enjoy every moment of it, quietly saying to yourself from […]

MINI Cooper S: F56 v R56

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With the new MINI arriving, it’s timely to compare the new F56 Cooper S alongside the outgoing R56 model. Let’s start with the numbers: As you can see the new car is a bit bigger, a bit heavier and a bit faster. A 6 litre drop in fuel tank capacity may not please some buyers, […]

VIDEO: F56 MINI Cooper S teaser

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With less than a week to go until its full reveal, MINI has released an official teaser video for its forthcoming F56 model. And it goes a little something like this: This is the self-preservation society Jump in the jam jar gotta get straight Hurry up mate don’t wanna be late How’s your father? Tickety […]

MINI reveals F56 driver assist technology

Ahead of its mid-November launch MINI has released information on the driver assistance technology to be found inside the all-new F56 model. In doing so we get a small preview of the car’s interior, at least the central screen in which much of the technology is viewed or accessed. For the first time MINI will […]

MINI releases all-new engine details for F56 range

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MINI has released details for the engine line up in its new F56 model range, ahead of the car’s November launch. And it’s a case of out with old and in with the new. The range will be headlined by a newly developed 141kW 2.0 litre four cylinder turbo engine and supported by a 100kW […]