Getting in the Olympic Spirit – England Athlete Jumps Over MINIs

The London 2012 Olympics are slowly approaching and everyone at MINI is ecstatic for the games.  In 2008, Michael Phelps captivated the world with his amazing 8 gold medal performance.  What will story of 2012 be?

Leading up to the Olympics, England long jump champion and London 2012 hopeful J.J. Jegede took his training up a notch.  We got him to do a long jump over some MINIs.  Watch as he clears not one, not two, but THREE MINI cars.  Quite impressive.  J.J should have a great shot at competing in London!

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We got one!!! Check out the First MINI Coupe at MINI of Pittsburgh

Its official!  MINI of Pittsburgh proudly has a MINI Coupe on its lot!  The Coupe is a gorgeous blue color, fast, and AWESOME!  We could not be happier to have one on our lot considering they are not coming to dealerships until October.

The MINI Coupe is the brand new two-seater from MINI that guns around corners like a golf-cart with some serious speed.  The handling and speed combination of the Coupe is a brand new experience for MINI vehicles that enthusiasts can’t wait to try out.

You’ll love not only the driving experience of the Coupe but also the fuel efficiency.  The MINI Coupe pulls in 37 mpg on the highway and 29 mpg in the city.  The Coupe is an amazing driving experience AND avoids trips to the gas station!

MINI of Pittsburgh is accepting pre-orders so please stop in and pre-order your Coupe and check a glimpse of our Coupe on the lot before its gone!

MINI of Pittsburgh Hosting Bootgating Parties for Steelers Home Games

Are you ready for some football???  Are you ready for some tailgating???

We are too!  MINI of Pittsburgh proudly announces that they will be hosting bootgating parties at ALL 2011 Pittsburgh Steelers NFL home games this season.  The tailgating parties will take place on the lawn in front of The Wheelhouse.

All MINI owners are welcome and parking is free.  The party will be a great place for drivers to showcase their MINIs, interact with other MINI enthusiasts, and most importantly, get ready to cheer on the Pittsburgh Steelers!

Tailgating will only occur during home games.  The home game schedule and kickoff times are listed below.  Times are subject to change on December 4 and 24 due to the NFL flexible schedule so make sure to check the game time as they get closer.

DATE OPPONENT TIME**
Sunday, September 18 SEATTLE 1:00 P.M.
Sunday, October 9 TENNESSEE 1:00 P.M.
Sunday, October  16 JACKSONVILLE 1:00 P.M.
Sunday, October 30 NEW ENGLAND 4:15 P.M.
Sunday, November 6 BALTIMORE 8:20 P.M.
Sunday, December 4* CINCINNATI 1:00 P.M.
Thursday, December 8 CLEVELAND 8:20 P.M.
Saturday, December 24* ST. LOUIS 1:00 P.M.

* Times may change due to flexible scheduling   ** All times are Eastern

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MINI Coupe Ready for Showcasing at 2011 Frankfurt International Motor Show (IAA)

Considered one of the biggest auto shows in the world, the 2011 Frankfurt International Motor Show (IAA) is poised for another year of the latest and greatest displays in the auto industry.  Just two years ago, the MINI Coupe took the stage as a concept car that wowed visitors to the show.

In 2011, the MINI Coupe is a reality and being produced by MINI for an October release.  The MINI Coupe will be on full display for visitors at the IAA and is ready for the attention.  The auto show takes place from September 15-25 in Frankfurt, Germany.

The two-seater MINI was a complete new dimension for MINI and one that has been met with great optimism by MINI enthusiasts.  The MINI Coupe offers a sporty drive that handles like a go-kart.  The super agile MINI Coupe gives drives a quick car that can take corners like a champ but still holds your luggage for a trip.

The MINI Coupe also is fuel efficient, grabbing 37 mpg on the highway and 29 mpg in the city.  Drivers can go 488 miles on a single tank or Pittsburgh to Chicago, for example.

The MINI Coupe comes in three available versions, the Cooper Coupe (121 hp), Cooper S Coupe (181 hp), and John Cooper Works Coupe (208 hp).  The MINI Yours collection offers plenty of options and accessories to customize each Coupe to their driver.

MINI Coupes are currently available for preorder at MINI of Pittsburgh.