A Mini Cooper is the high-performance version of automobiles produced under the Mini vehicle brand. The Mini was originally an iconic line of small British cars that were produced by the British Motor Company from 1959 until 2000. The Cooper versions were designed in pa...
The Mini Cooper was first developed and built by BMW. The car, known for its compact size and sporty appeal, was the inspiration of Sir Alec Issigonis, the British Motor Corporation's chief designer, and made its first appearance in 1959.
Mini Coopers are exclusively made in Oxford, England. The Mini Cooper brand was launched in 2001 by the BMW Group. In 2011, the company surpassed the 2 million unit production mark.
The 2015 Hardtop 2-Door MINI Cooper base model features a 1.5 liter three-cylinder turbocharged engine, a fully electronic throttle, dual-cone synchronizers, a six-speed manual or automatic transmission and alert ergonomic driving position. It also has fully electric, e...
As of 1994, Mini Cooper cars are made by BMW. Prior to its acquisition by BMW, the Mini Cooper was made by the British Motor Corporation, and later by British Leyland and the Rover Group.
The official website of the BMW Group states that all Mini Cooper vehicles are produced at BMW's Oxford plant, based in the United Kingdom. The production of Mini Coopers and all other Mini vehicles is integrated into BMW's production network.
The 2015 MINI Cooper received the lowest possible predicted reliability rating from U.S. News & World Report. This rating was based on a Vehicle Dependability Study from J.D. Power and Associates or the J.D. Power Predicted Reliability rating.