MINI CooperMINI Cooper ClubmanMINI Cooper S

800.533.2210
M-Th 8am-7pm (Fri 6pm) Eastern
800.533.2210 M-Th 8am-7pm (Fri 6pm) Eastern
800.533.2210
M-Th 8am-7pm (Fri 6pm) Eastern 123
Thousands of parts in stock! Fast Delivery Best Price Guarantee Quality & Service About Us
Atlantic British Ships Fast!

All The MINI Parts You Need - In Stock!

Why wait longer than you need to for your MINI parts or accessories? Atlantic British has thousands of parts in stock and ready for delivery as soon as you place your order. From oil filters and wiper blades to steering and engine parts, all the items you need to repair and upgrade your MINI are in stock. We don't take your order and then order our inventory - the MINI parts and accessories you see in our online catalog are currently in our warehouse, ready to ship directly to you.

More info

Fast Delivery

We ship same-day on orders placed before 12:00pm eastern time, Monday - Friday (excluding holidays) from both our East and West Coast Warehouses.

We ensure timely processing of your order, quick delivery times and very competitive shipping rates from UPS, FedEx and the US Postal Service

More info

Our Guarantee On Low Prices!

Atlantic British strives to bring you the BEST QUALITY parts at the BEST PRICE!

Show us a better retail price on the same brand part/item and style advertised on any other website or catalog and...

We'll match it!

Plus, we'll even take an additional 5% Off the matched price

More info
Store Policies

Quality & Service

Your satisfaction is our number 1 goal. It has been since Atlantic British started back in 1970. Whether you are a new customer looking for information about your MINI and which parts you need, or you are someone that has been relying on Atlantic British for years, we want you to be happy with both the parts and service you receive from us.

We appreciate your business.

Holiday Hours 2017

MINI's Mission Control Reminds Us Of 2001: A Space Odyssey

Back to Main Page
Posted On: Dec 18, 2009 By: Category: MINI Cooper News

"Open the pod bay door, HAL" "I'm sorry, Jim. I can't do that..."

Mission Control Technology

MINI is introducing a new technology for the hardtop Mini Cooper and Cooper S 50th anniversary Camden package. It's called Mission Control and it's a lot like HAL, but with a sense of humor.

MINI is calling it an “in-car entertainment system” which, in a way, it is. Located behind the glove compartment, the system monitors the car’s data — including fuel economy, safety and the smoothness of your driving - and it is quick to tell you, in a very British accent, how you're doing.

MINI dash

Mission Control has three “characters,” as MINI calls them, one who speaks on behalf of the car, another who speaks for the engine, and a third who chimes in about the climate-control system. Leave the windows open with the AC on and you'll get a sarcastic reminder. Take a corner too hard and you can expect another bit of facetious feedback. Drive with the emergency brake on and you’ll hear, “If you love the handbrake, you must release it.” Depending upon options, you could hear up to 1,500 different admonitions in all. (Gasp!)

And yes, as you were probably wondering, you can turn the system off. And these characters are not related to your GPS character, so no confusion there.

MINI says Mission Control will be standard on the Camden and might be incorporated into other models in the future, but would not confirm anything yet.

They're probably waiting to hear what the system has to say about it.

SIGN UP for the Latest Deals on MINI Parts & MINI News!

Please wait while we calculate your shipping cost.....

Parts Question?