Mechanically identical to its tin top brother, the 2010 Mini John Cooper Works Convertible is bringing high-speed topless Mini motoring to next month's Geneva Motor Show. Of course, mechanically identical is no bad thing. The JCW Convertible receives the fastest Mini's powertrain, which means 0-60 in 6.9 seconds, a 146 MPH top speed and a 211 HP, 207 Lb-Ft 1.6-liter turbocharged engine.
Paddy Hopkirk and Rauno Aaltonen—winners, respectively, of the 1964 and 1967 Monte Carlo Rallies in Mini Cooper S’s—revisit the rally course 40+ years later in a convertible John Cooper Works Mini. The beautifully filmed video, prod... Read Post
Mazda is set to unveil two diametric opposites at the Geneva Motor Show: the new-and-frugal Mazda3 i-Stop and more importantly to us gearheads, the rip-snorting 2.3-liter turbocharged all-new 2010 Mazdaspeed3. Of course, Mazda's act... Read Post