While the Cooper started selling in 1959, Mini didn't become a brand in its own right until 1969. It became part of BMW in 2000, where it remains to this day. Currently, the automaker produces several variations of bright-eyed small cars, including hatchbacks, wagons, convertibles and crossovers.
The limited-edition pocket rocket has some racy styling and plenty of sass.
Mini's small-batch go-kart has enough power for major fun on the track at an affordable price.
The brand could, for the first time, allow non-BMW dealers to open Mini dealerships.
With a starting retail price of $29,900, the Mini makes a somewhat surprising argument for itself on value alone.
The two-door hardtop gets a single electric motor for nearly 200 pound-feet of instant torque.
What started as a tiny little runabout has ended up quite a bit bigger.
A right-hand-drive vintage Mini and a brand-new 60 Years Edition Cooper S meet in Monterey, California, for a day of spirited driving.
The original Mini set out to challenge other European microcars, but it did much more.