Sustainable mobility, legendary go-kart feel, expressive design and premium quality. And now, with local emissions-free driving. The MINI Electric Hatch arrives mid-2020. Find out more – link in bio. #ChargedWithPassion
“I decided the one thing I really wanted to make my lifestyle complete as an independent professional woman was a car,” Jocelyn recalls. “I was determined to do my own thing and be unconventional.” Jocelyn Chey bought her first Mini in Hong Kong in 1963 - the first of many she would own. Read more - link in bio. #MINI #MINIaustralia #vintagecars
“The sound brought tears to my eyes. It took me straight back to when I was 20-something, it was just an incredible moment.” Peter Colwell recalls starting up his 1969 Mini Cooper S after it sat idle in a farm shed for decades, only to restart in almost perfect condition. Read more – link in bio. #MINI #MINIaustralia #classiccars
The Gallagher 500 was the race that put Mini on the map in Australia. The 1966 race saw Mini take out the first nine places, racing to victory ahead of bigger cars and earning it a reputation as a true giant-slayer. Read more about MINI’s history in Australia – link in bio. #MINI #MINIaustralia #motorsport
“I expect to and I work to win. That’s the goal for the team and for me, to win. There are a lot of places where you can lose a lot of time by making just one mistake. You always have to be concentrating. But you always work to win. You are always hungry for more.” Nani Roma, winner of the 2014 Dakar Rally. #MINI #MINIaustralia #rally
“You even notice it on the roads, when you see traffic coming towards you, people always wave to you when you’re driving a MINI. And everywhere you go, someone will come up and talk to you, everyone has a MINI story. Mate, they are just so much fun to drive. What more do you need to say?” Russell Kerwin, Kyabram.
In 1964 MINI won the Monte Carlo Rally for the first time - the light and agile Mini Cooper S proving faultless over mountain passes, ice and snow, tight corners and steep gradients. It was a turning point for the city car, and won fans all over the world as it established itself as fierce competition for bigger cars. #MINI #MINIaustralia
“With a 1310 cc engine and 5 speed gearbox, that little car won every sports racing event it was in. They were so nimble, and it was so easy to throw them around corners – and throw them around we did.” Laurie Stewart remembers the Mini Broadspeed - a Mini derivative that was revered for being lightweight, aerodynamic and incredibly fast. #MINI #MINIaustralia #classiccars