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DATE CHANGED TO: JUNE 10, 2017 During our run to Avenue of the Giants, Ken Altman told me about the fun he had at the Scottish Games in ...

Performance Drive's 2014 MINI Cooper S Review With Video

Here's Performance Drive's Verdict:

Despite the larger size and somewhat softer chassis setup, the new Cooper S is still one of the best little hot hatches around. It has become more capable for a wider variety of drivers and it can behave more confidently in a wider range of conditions. For driving enthusiast, the crackle and splutter on the overrun will make you smile like a child – like it did for us – and the impressive torque translates to improved point-to-point performance.

PROS:
– New model sees price drop
– Proper rally-car soundtrack, sounds awesome
– Strong torque, especially from low revs
– More efficient than predecessor
– Offers a broad range of driving performance

CONS:
– Still some tackiness to the interior
– More understeer
– Become a bit soft?

And here's its video:

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