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Livermore to Castle Air Museum - Sun., February 25, 2024

Our February run will take us over backroads through the hills and valleys of the East Bay and out to the Central Valley and Castle Air Muse...

The New BMW Four Cylinder - Destined For MINIs?

MotoringFile takes an in depth look at BMW's new four cylinder powerplant and discusses hiow it may affect future MINIs. It concludes:
"Expect similar technology packed in that 1.5L 3 cylinder design that we spoke about earlier. Power will range from approximately 122 hp on in the Cooper and 180 hp in the Cooper S. Yes that means MINI will have lighter engines with less cylinder making the same if not more horsepower. And efficiency? Expect upper 40s on the highway for the US cycle. Not a bad change in our book."