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...

Road Trip In A MINI JCW Roadster

MotoringFile took the MINI JCW Roadster on a 12-day, 1,200 mile, road trip in the central USA ans provides its perspective and the car and the trip. Its preliminary analysis:
So one rattle, one questionable gauge and perhaps the best 1,200 miles I’ve ever had in a MINI. It’s not surprising. After 1,195 miles (out of 1,200) with the top down, and the JCW engine growling and snarling the whole way, our long-term Roadster has made a huge early impression on us. More specifically on me. The person at MF who’s always wondered out loud what the point of open top cars really was. Over the last 12 days I think I may have figured it out.

It’ll be interesting to see what the next 353 days brings.