The exterior hangs together nicely. What could look like a shoebox with the wrong lid on it instead appears balanced and cheeky. A 161 mm longer footprint is countered by an 11 mm higher roof. The new measurements keep it from looking like a blow-up toy, and those two back doors don’t take away from the sporty intent.
Inside, I enjoyed one of the best qualities of little cars, the road disappearing right under the windshield, which gives a sensation of speed. Buckled into the front seats, the generous-sized windshield and windows give the Mini a tour-bus view of the world whizzing by.
Chicago, Chicago. A Great MINI Town,
The Star. She observes, in part:
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