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Gualala - Ft Bragg - Glass Beach Run Details

August's run is a joint run with our friends in Silicon Valley Club, co-hosted by James Schenck (SVM) & Simon Tidesley (NorCal MINI...

R50/R53 Exterior Designer Believes MINI Has Lost It

Frank Stephenson was the exterior designer of the R50 and R53 MINIs. He now works for McLaren. In a Yahoo! Automotive interview discussed by MotoringFile Stephenson made it clear he is no fan of the new MINI models and the changes that have occurred since the days of the R50 and R53. He believes most of the changes have been made solely to save money.

NORCAL MINIS CALENDAR & OTHER EVENTS