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2013 Los Angeles Auto Show: The Top 10 Debuts

For most Americans, the waning days of November mean turkey, family, football, and engaging in the animalistic ritual of overnight clearance shopping. For car nuts, late November means it’s time...

Dsquared² Mini Cooper S ‘Red Mudder’ Gets Dirty for a Good Cause

The idea of an off-road Mini (other than the Moke which, if you ask us, is impossible to not adore) is kinda silly. Historically, the Mini has been about cheap, cute and fun on-road driving. Yeah, they’ve conquered rally stages covered in snow and gravel, but not with drastically lifted suspension and tires that appear to have bad cases of the mumps.

So why, then, are we attracted to the curious chimera seen here? It’s certainly more palatable than Mini’s own Countryman, but we should still be responding to it with pictures of cats displaying humanoid expressions of repulsion, right? But for reasons we still don’t quite understand, we really dig it. And the fact it was created for charity makes it even more appealing.