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Central Valley Backroads Run Sunday November 15, 2020

This is a PAID member run only! Your hosts for the event: Dolores and Rick Sanchez Meet Up Location: Wendy’s 1630 E Yosemite Ave Manteca, CA...

MINI Roadster And Coupe Replacement To Rival Mazda MX-5

U.K.'s AutoExpress writes that MINI's replacement for the Roadster and Coupe will compete with the Mazda MX-5 and will be offered as a soft-top and a hard-top. It claims:
. . . the new, sleeker sports cars will share virtually no body panels with the rest of the MINI line-up. However, the 2015 MINI will retain key styling cues from the rest of the new range, including round headlights with LED rings, larger tail-lamps and muscular curves along the sides.

The newcomers are believed to be codenamed the MINI F58 (hard-top) and Mini F59 (soft-top) and are due to go on sale in late 2015 or 2016.