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This is our issues highlights page where our editor talks about the details of each issue. We started it with issue #8.  After reading this overview, you would select your purchase from the back issues area by selecting the issue and using the shopping cart.

Issue 37 Featured on the cover of Issue 38 for April-May is the MINI WRC car. No matter how one examines the factory-sponsord efforts to win the WRC crown in the Prodrive-built MINI WRC cars based on the Countryman All4, it cannot be denied that this has been a difficult year for the team. Kris Meeke, the chosen driver who MINI had hoped would become as famous as Paddy Hopkirk, seems to be out of a job except as a...
Issue 35 We put a classic Clubman Estate on the cover this issue...but it is a Clubman Estate with a difference. This 1976 hot rod features a 2.0 liter VTEC engine, Rotrex supercharger and cranks out 450 hp. Terry Shea visited the Car Doctor on Long Island to shoot this unique piece of Mini machinery and shots some very cool photos of the vehicle, also. Read A Lil' Red Wagon starting on page ...
Issue 34 Our Issue 34 cover shows off Max Caggiano's phenomenal nitrous-fueled 2006 Cooper S and it is a stunner in just about every way. Max and the boys at Claus Ettensberger in Miami took the next level and dubbed it the "Evil MINI." And it is easy to see why. This Chili Red/Black S model features body color wheel arcs and ground effects cladding...
Issue 32 With the June-July issue MC2 Magazine celebrates the 5th anniversary of the GP, with a cover photo of Jan Brueggemann's special Revolution Mini Works race-ready GP. Publisher, Barry Brazier, disects GP# 0625 starting on page 25 with a story entitled Five years Later. RMW's test sled is unique, even among GPs in that it is one of the fastest MINIs on the track. It is race capable, street legal and one handful of fun to drive. As you'd expect from one of Jan's cars...
Issue 29 Our cover story for Issue 29 is MINI's all-new countryman SUV, which we have been writing about for some months now. This controversy among MINI owners and aficionados is whether or not the Countryman is truly a MINI. To some, this new vehicle has watered down the brand and made it into just another car company. Others don't quite see it that way. They like the fact that MINI is offering a 4-door of larger proportions and those that have driven one say that while the new Countryman is certainly larger, it still drives and feels like a MINI, but...
Issue #22

On The Cover: Our cover story this issue is the new Roadster and Coupe Concepts introduced by MINI at the Frankfurt Auto Show. The main image shows the Coupe Concept in action and the inset highlights the new Roadster Concept. Although we did not attend the show in person as we usually do, we did get a chance to study the voluminous press release and photos of the two new cars and yours truly, the editor, covers them fully in The Sporting MINIs, beginning on page 26. While the two new models each present their own distinct personality, the running gear and basic platform are based on the current generation MINI...

Issue #14

They say that whatever happens in Vegas, stays in Vegas but in the case of this year's AMVIV, that just isn't true. A MINI Vacation In Vegas 5, held this past March 28-31, was such a huge success that people are still taking about and those that didn't go are planning to be on hand for next year's bash. Yes, it was Party Time in Vegas (page 26) for over 1,500 people and 600 Minis on the top floor of the Palace Station Hotel and Casino parking garage where the event took place. Editor, Peter D. DuPre, along with publisher, Barry Brazier, was on hand to participate in the activites and report on all the goings on at the MC2 booth and the event in general.

Issue #13

Spring has sprung and with it a Mini owner's fancy turns to performance and racing. Yes, it is time for our Annual Racing Issue jam packed with all the latest racing/performance info that we could gather together, including tips on prepping your car for the track, performance lighting, a big performance parts buyer's guide and the latest race reports.

Issue #12

Happy New Year! Yes, a new year has dawned and with comes all the hope for a prosperous 2008 and the promise of a great year for Mini owners. The long awaited North American debut of the Clubman finally happened with appearances at the Los Angeles International Auto Show and the North American International Auto Show (Detroit). So far, the buzz on public acceptance of the all-new MINI has been great, with dealers reporting a waiting list for the newest model in the MINI lineup. Expect to see it on sale at dealerships around the country mid February.

Issue #11

This past year was an incredible one for MINI. Apart from all the great national club events here in the U.S., this past summer's MNI United in Holland was a blast and when you add in the introduction of the MINI Challenge package racer PLUS the World Debut of the long-awaited Clubman, it all adds up to one of the best years yet for MINI enthusiasts. Furthermore, MC2 was at all the major world events. We had a pavilion at MINI United, attended the Frankfurt Auto Show for the introduction of the MINI Challenge car and were on location in Spain to see and drive the all-new Clubman model -- both of which are main features in the November-December 2007 (#11) issue now on newsstands and in the mail. However our Holiday issue is chock full of other MINI news, too. Here's a brief outline of this issue's highlights:

Issue #08

Spring has sprung and our eighth issue is jam packed with just the kind of stories that active MINI owners want to see. Heading up our editorial package with a Vacation In Vegas - Mini Style (pg. 28), Gary Anderson has some fun in by taking A Mini Vacation (AMVIV) in Vegas, baby. What happens in Vegas doesn't stay in Vegas as far as AMVIV and Gary makes sure you are in on all the excitement that 500 MINIs have while darting around the city and through some of the most scenic country in the west. Lots of great photos by Gary, Norm Dettlaff and Jim Williams.