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MINI Coupe: First Drive

MINI Coupe: Concentrate of MINI My first MINI was a 2004 Cooper S (Model R53). It was Hyper Blue with a white roof and 17 inch S-lite wheels, complimented by a sunroof and cloth/leather seats. I remember the thrill of spec’ing the car exactly as I wanted it, and the agonizing four-month wait for it […]

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MINI ONE: Driven

Driving Impressions: MINI One We finally got our hands on a MINI One, for a quick spin. See our previous post for the technical bits. Performance With its detuned 1.6l motor “only” churning out 72kW (almost 100 bhp), we were not expecting too much. Maybe performance similar to a 1.4l… We were pleasantly surprised. The […]

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