Goodbye: Bye bye custard car. I think it could look a bit better and the interior is too busy but as a car to drive, one that manages to be calm and comfortable yet zesty and interesting, the new new new Mini is hard to fault. The chassis is great, the engine is strong, it has a funny light-up ring around the nav screen. When you think about the people who buy the majority of Minis, seemingly estate agents, recruitment consultants and other people called Emma, it would have been quite easy for BMW to focus on the light-up trinkets and not worry about making it a brisk, serious and very excellent hot hatchback. But they did. They really did.
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August's run is a joint run with our friends in Silicon Valley Club, co-hosted by James Schenck (SVM) & Simon Tidesley (NorCal MINI...
Sniff Patrol Goes A Week With A MINI Cooper S
sniff Patrol posts an article by Richard Porter that recounts his week with a MINI Cooper S on a day by day basis and concludes:
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