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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...

Wheels.ca Reviews The 2014 MINI Paceman Cooper S

After a test drive on the Spanish island of Mallorca Lesley Wimbush reviews the 2014 MINI Paceman Cooper S for the Canadian website Wheels.ca. A synopsis by Mr. Wimbush:
2014 Mini Cooper S Paceman

PRICE: TBA but probably in low $30,000 range

ENGINE: 1.6L four/1.6L direct-injection turbo four

POWER/TORQUE (hp/lb.-ft.): 121/114; 181 /177 (192 overboost); 208/192 (207 overboost)

FUEL CONSUMPTION: 6.1L/100 km combined

COMPETITION: Ford Focus ST, VW Golf R, Range Rover Evoque

WHAT’S BEST: Lively handling and cheeky styling

WHAT’S WORST: Expensive

WHAT’S INTERESTING: Available with ALL4 AWD, a boon in our winters