Adding 2 doors and 110 pounds doesn't kill the buzz.
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Larger, with more doors and a more powerful engine, the 2015 Mini Cooper S, in 4-Door trim, broadens its appeal while retaining its unique looks -- but tread carefully on the option sheet as the price can get very high.
The latest Mini Cooper gets four doors, but are two more doors a good idea? Brian Cooley finds out.
The Mini isn't so mini any more -- the latest version can be had with four side doors making rear seat access easy, while more power from the engine will help with increased loads.
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Watch this two-minute trailer for "Home," a DreamWorks Animation film about an alien named Oh who befriends a teenage Earthling while on the run from his species.
The 2014 Mini Cooper benefits from a small but powerful engine, and connected cabin tech with a bit of whimsy, but its handling feels more grown up than the previous generation's.
For its newest generation, the Mini Cooper Hardtop grows in size all round, offering more cabin space, although its engine drops a cylinder.
BMW's 2014 Mini Cooper features an all-new platform, engine, and cabin. CNET's Wayne Cunningham drives it and checks the tech.