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Outright pace is greater in the S, but I favoured the SD for its effortless overtaking energy – and the fact that it will cover real roads just as quickly while using significantly less fuel. Both cars cope well with bumps, being more softly sprung than solid-roofed fast Minis, and that greater suppleness also makes the steering feel natural. Yes, I do believe the Roadster SD is my favourite Mini. Apart from my 1959 model, of course.