Category Archives: MINI

MINI John Cooper Works by Maxi-Tuner

11 Jul 2015 12:40 am | Cars, MINI

MINI John Cooper Works by Maxi-Tuner Maxi-Tuner have created a very reasonably capable and reasonably priced upgrade package for the MINI John Cooper Works. Now, the MINI JCW is already fairly capable, having in mind that the tiny city car packs a serious boost coming form 230 hp. The improvement comes from an ECU module that ups the power to 260 hp. The increase may not seem massive, and it is not, but it is pretty noticeable on a car…

MINI by Krumm-Performance has 300 hp

25 May 2015 3:18 am | Cars, MINI

MINI by Krumm-Performance has 300 hp Krumm-Performance did everything right with this car. They took this MINI John Cooper Works and added a stage 3 performance kit to help it produce 300 hp. Of course, this comes from an upgraded turbo with a compressor gap, racing intercooler, high-performance air filter and even new spark plugs and reinforced engine parts to sustain the power boost. To help it sound just right you can opt for 100 cells Akrapovic, or 200 cells…

2014 MINI Cooper S by Maxi-Tuner

30 Jul 2014 12:10 pm | Cars, MINI

Maxi-Tuner from Germany has got some good news for MINI fans and owners around the world; the garage has developed an upgrade program for the 2014 MINI Cooper S and it’s looking mighty fine. In its standard configuration, the all-new MINI features a 2.0-liter 4-cylinder turbocharged petrol engine developing 192 PS (141 kW) and 280 Nm (206 lb-ft), but after the tuner worked its magic, the same engine now outputs 220 PS (162 kW) and 340 Nm (251 lb-ft). The…

MINI Cooper S by Minitune

26 May 2014 12:00 pm | Cars, MINI

Minitune garage has unveiled their latest project, a new MINI Cooper S. The project was actually based on the previous generation model, and has been been equipped with a discreet body kit which includes a front lip spoiler, aerodynamic side skirts and a new rear bumper with a faux diffuser. The MINI also features a tailgate-mounted spoiler, Koni sports suspension and 18-inch Motec Nitro alloys wrapped in Kumho rubber. Under the hood of this MINI, the turbocharged 1.6-liter four-cylinder engine has…

MINI Cooper S Bully by TopCar

15 Apr 2014 12:00 pm | Cars, MINI

I’ve always been in love with the MINI, although I can’t explain why. Russian tuner TopCar seems to have the same feeling regarding the cute little car, so they decided to developed a full customization kit for the previous generation MINI Cooper S. The full exterior body kit includes a redesigned front bumper, front & rear fender extensions, two-piece side skirts, an aluminum radiator grille and a rear bumper apron with diffuser. Total costs: 4,375 EUR. No clue about performance mods,…

MINI Cooper S by Cam Shaft & PP-Performance

10 Apr 2014 6:42 pm | Cars, MINI

When two tuning garages come together and work on a project, you know we’re in for some greatness. Cam Shaft and PP-Performance did just that, working together on a previous generation MINI Cooper S. First on their list was this awesome shiny orange body wrap, featuring a pearl effect and a by the glossy black roof; the wheel arches look really nice with that matte black look. Beauty has a price, somewhere in the region of 1,900 EUR. But please…

MINI Coupe Targa Raze by RevoZport

27 Aug 2012 7:14 am | Cars, MINI

The lucky owners of MINI Coupés or Roadsters that to make their precious car a bit more unique can now order an exciting tuning package from RevoZport. Reportedly named the Targa Raze, the upgrade program features a nice Kevlar and carbon fiber body kit that consists of new bumpers, redesigned side skirts, ventilated hood, a prominent rear spoiler and a carbon fiber roof. In addition, the same package widens the car by around 15 mm and sheds 30 kg (66…

AC Schnitzer RAPTOR is the fastest MINI ever!

21 Jun 2012 12:10 pm | Cars, MINI

A lot of companies have undergone massive engineering challenges to build and mount the best aftermarket and performance parts for MINIs, and yet none of them has managed to put together a faster MINI than AC Schnitzer. The German BMW tuner has raced their MINI on the occasion of the 2012 Tuner Grand Prix, held by Sport Auto magazine – the car has managed to pull off quite an impressive time. Reportedly name the AC Schnitzer Raptor and based on…

Steampunk MINI Countryman by Carlex Design

14 Jun 2012 9:38 am | Cars, MINI

Mentioned for the first time between the 1980s and the 1990s, steampunk is a genre that includes elements of science fiction, fantasy, alternate history and speculative fiction in a setting based on steam technology. The style is pretty much obvious in a lot fields, but lately it has been applied to the automotive world as well, such as this Mini Countryman Steampunk project. The images you see picture the newest project signed Carlex Design, a company that’s apparently one of…