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How small is Mini?


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Mini is a British automotive marque, owned by BMW since 2000, and used by them for a range of small cars. The word Mini has been used in car model names since 1959, and in 1969 it became a marque in its own right when the name "Mini" replaced the separate "Austin Mini" and "Morris Mini" car model names.
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MINI vehicles are subcompact cars, which means that they are smaller than most other cars on the road. The smallest MINI model is the MINI Cooper Hardtop, which is 157.4 inches long, 68 inches wide, and 56.1 inches high. The largest MINI model is the MINI Countryman, which is 168.3 inches long, 70.9 inches wide, and 56.7 inches high.
Mini indeed has a rich history, which can be attributed to the evolution of compact cars. It is very interesting to note that the Mini brand has been in existence in the automobile market since 1959. When it became a separate marque in 1969, this move served as a significant turning point. In fact, under this one name, the Austin Mini and Morri Mini were unified under a stronger identity. In 2000, when BMW acquired Mini, a new page was turned, and a unique mixture of British heritage and modern German engineering emerged. Y Mini has been able to achieve this by maintaining its traditional look while adding modern designs and technology. This is a perfect illustration of class-leading brands that are still viable in the contemporary automobile sector.

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