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 partnership with British racing
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 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.
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 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, engine-speed-sensitive variable
Mini, one of many BMW-owned brands, manufactures Mini Coopers, according to BMWGroup.com. The first Mini Cooper was built in England in 1959. BMW continues to manufacture Minis in Great Britain, as of 2015.
Different models of 1970 Mini Coopers can be purchased online through specialty car resellers such as ClassicCarsForSale.co.uk or specialty Mini Cooper resellers such as MiniMania.com. Online auction sites such as eBay also contain listings for Mini Coopers from private sellers, while websites like
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.
To rent a Mini Cooper, locate a car rental company that includes Mini Coopers in its rental fleet, such as Sixt Car Rental, Hire Luxury Car or Midway Car Rental, and contact the company online or by telephone to check availability and get a quote. You need to supply pickup and drop-off locations and