newWe think the Mini Countryman gets a bit of a bad rap. This Mini Countryman John Cooper Works now boasts a set of VMR Wheels VMR V710 Wheels for Mini. The only Mini model to offer AWD, this John Cooper Works package looks about ready to go rallying.

new-2Few cars since the AE86 Corolla have pulled off the “Panda” look so well, and the blacked out headlamps of the car seem to mimic the black around the eyes of an actual Panda bear. We’d have to say indeed, it does kinda resemble the animal too. Mini owners are all about customization and standing out – this Mini Maniac reached out to ModBargains and our President Ron handled the recommendation himself – Ron suggested these VMR V710 Wheels in Gunmetal in 19in. Despite being 19” wheels, these seem to have just the right amount of sidewall for this car.

Vital Stats:

Brand: VMR Wheels
Style: V710
Finish: Gunmetal
Fitment: 5x120mm; 19×8.5 ET 45 Square
Tires: Michelin Pilot Sport A/S 3

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The gunmetal finish is a perfect compliment to the plastics and bodyside stripes of the car.


All in all, we love how this plucky little micro-SUV turned out and we’re sure it’s gotta be a headturner, both in the forest or in the city. Interested in getting a set of wheels for your Mini? Call our Mod Experts like Ron and the rest of our team at 714-582-3330 or email for a quote – or use the live chat feature on our site.

Story by Nicholas Gregson in collaboration with ModBargains President Ron Hay