2016 Mini Cooper Clubman S / JCW

Dec 19th
Although small wagons have been upstaged by small crossovers, they still appeal to a discerning few who want passenger-car handling plus a little extra cargo capacity without adding the higher center of gravity and additional mass that goes with a CUV.It doesn’t hurt when the small wagon looks distinctive, either—a particularly strong suit of this not-so-mini Mini Clubman. While it…
2017 Mini Cooper Clubman S / JCW

Nov 13th
Mini, initially a single-car brand, has sprawled out in every direction—quite literally, in the case of the Clubman tested here. It is both longer and wider than the earlier Countryman crossover and only slightly smaller than the just-launched second-generation model. But unlike that make-believe SUV, the Clubman presents itself as a more carlike wagon that rides low. Rather sleek-looking, it’s…