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Avenue of the Giants Weekend Run - Sat. March 23, 2024

Saturday will be a very full day of cruising from Novato up through the Avenue of the Giants and ending at Eel River Brewing in Fortuna. Sun...

autoMedia.com Test Drives The 2012 MINI Roadster Cooper S

Ben Lewis provides a test drive review of the 2012 MINI Roadster Cooper S for autoMedia.com.  Lewis concludes:
So does the Mini Roadster deserve a place at the table? Absolutely. It’s a great urban cut-and-thruster. An excellent fine weather cruiser. It would be great for a getaway weekend, especially if you kept things within a couple hours’ drive. It also has a different vibe than the Convertible – a little more daring, a bit more style statement. And most notably, a few days after we returned our tester, we really missed it. And there are only a handful of vehicles we drive every year that makes us feel that way.