Bagged Mini Cooper S R53 | Strictly Come Stancing

For Colt Powell, the stance scene is life, and he’s inviting more Mini owners to join the movement with his bagged Mini Cooper S R53. Feature from Performance Mini. Words: Ben Birch.  Photos: 24seven Photography. Anyone who loves modified cars will agree that the formula of massive lows and dished rims is an absolute winner …

Best of British Jubilee Tour | Visiting Britain’s Best Performance Manufacturers

835-miles, 21 Whoppers, 7 of the UK’s best performance manufacturers, 2-numpties and 1 epic road trip, it’s our Best of British Jubilee tour. Steet parties, concerts, parades, and BBQs. Everyone has their own way of commemorating the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee, and ours was to hit the road and celebrate the very best of British manufacturing …

Mini Cooper S GP R53 Buying and Tuning Guide | Why You Should Buy One

More power, less weight and even better to drive, the original Mini Cooper S GP R53 is already a hot hatch icon and, as such, values are beginning to firm up. Here’s what to look out for when buying and tuning one. Guide from Performance Mini. Words: Martyn Collins. Photos: Mini, Jason Dodd, Glenn Kersten …