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Davenport Run - Saturday July 13, 2024

Join the Norcal Minis club for an epic drive from San Jose through the scenic Santa Cruz Mountains! Enjoy stunning vistas and wine tasting a...

LeftLane Picks Ten Fun Fuel Efficient Cars

One of LeftLane's choices is the MINI John Cooper Works about which it says:
MINI John Cooper Works (manual) 25/33 mpg. You can have lots of fun with a standard MINI Cooper, but we like it a lot more when there are additional words tacked onto its name! The John Cooper Works package isn't cheap, but it brings with it a finely tuned suspension, Brembo brakes and a 208-pony turbocharged 1.6-liter engine. It is possibly the most complete and entertaining small car ever built and we love that it pays homage to a motorsports legend.

Best for: When you’ve outgrown the Mazda2. Sure, you can buy two Mazdas for this price… but the JCW feels worth every penny!