It's light, quick, and provides reasonably good feedback. The styling of the car, like that of the , is a retro design that is deliberately reminiscent of the original Mini. It is marketed as a 5-door version of the new 3rd generation Hatch. The retro styling retains other classic Mini touches such as contrasting roof colours, optional , optional rally lights, and black trim around the wheel arches and rocker panels that mimic the wide wheel flares found on many classic Minis. I honestly felt unsafe driving the car. I fully believe he could have sent a money order minus the charge and a form that I would have gladly signed and faxed back to him.
Dennoch hat sich der neue Mini eine ordentliche Portion jugendlichen Charme bewahrt. Once 2 of my mechanics advised that the I4 had numerous engine problems, I called and asked him to send me a refund, and he refused, saying I would have to come back in person and sign off in order to get my money back. Exterior Features Front Fog Lamps Body-color bumpers Body-color pwr mirrors Body-color tailgate handle Chrome. The electrically-assisted power steering provides excellent road feel, and the body and suspension provide controlled response in hard cornering. You won't find fur or a tail, but rather a low, squat stance that helps these diminutive British cars cling to the road.
This was also when the new convertible was introduced; it was never available with the pre-facelift design. Because if it' s not, we won't sell. Boot volume has been increased by more than 30% to 211 litres. Also available are Sport, Cold Weather and high-end Audio Packages. Only the front portion of the sunroof opens but, with the front section in the vent position, the rear section also tilts up to let rear-seat passengers enjoy the breeze. The all-new 2014 Mini Cooper Hardtop comes with the first 3-cylinder engine used in a Mini, while 2014 Cooper S Hardtop models have a new, more powerful 2. The build quality is excellent and the whole feel of the car is very up-market - it is a true value.
Couple the ride's newfound suppleness with the turbo's pulling power, and the car can assault sweeping turns at over 130 mph with complete confidence. The headlights are moved slightly outward and are in-unit with the directional indicators. A wide range of exterior colors are available, including the choice of black, white or body-color roof paint. It still looks compact, cute, and athletic, but now with a slightly more distinctive face. The car was used for events such as the , as well as events, and championships in Britain, Italy and Switzerland.
The boot of the new car has an additional 10 litres 2. Some pined for a manual transmission, while others warmed quickly to the six-speed automatic with paddle shifters and a sport mode designed to hold the revs longer. Visibility is excellent in all directions. I must admit I love this little car. And with their premium nature comes premium pricing above rivals like the Ford Fiesta, Fiat 500, Chevrolet Sonic, Mazda2, Honda Fit and Hyundai Veloster. The Cooper and the Cooper S have 1.
My experience over two months for highway driving averages a little less: about 41 mpg. Mini provides free maintenance for up to three years or 36,000 miles, so Spiering was able to keep the credit card in her wallet. The high-back bucket seats and telescopic steering wheel adjust easily, and there's plenty of head- and legroom for drivers six-foot-three-inches and taller. The bullet proof transmission has a geer for every demanding corner and straight-away. The build quality is excellent and the whole feel of the car is very up-market - it is a true value. The car is fun to drive extreamly reliable. For example, the reverse lights would come on while braking.
The old classic Mini was never this good! Those riding in the front seats enjoy excellent head and legroom. It works in conjunction with the dynamic stability control and activates the brake system so it holds you momentarily in place on a hill, thus preventing the car from rolling back when the clutch is first released. Mine was under twenty grand, with nothing special except the heated seats and auto box. In the middle and extremely satisfying are the S models with engines tuned to make 181 horsepower. However, rear passengers may feel cramped with tight shoulder space and limited legroom. The Cooper and the Cooper S have 1.
Plans for an all-new supermini to replace the Metro in the mid 1990s were shelved when Rover was sold to in January 1994, with the existing Metro model gaining a restyle and a new designation. Peak torque is available at only 1600 rpm, resulting in quick and worry-free merging or passing maneuvers. He picked up an empty beer can, cut it in half, stripped off the paint, polished the metal, and glued it to the back of the car. Its only drawback was the tradeoff of good fuel economy for the performance aspect I so much enjoyed. There are numerous styling and badging differences between the models, including the Cooper S having a distinctive cut into the. Welcome to West Ridge Auto Sales! On her way back, in Arizona, the Mini's service light finally came on just after the 17,000-mile mark, and Spiering paid a visit to North Scottsdale Mini for the Cooper S's first service. Mine was under twenty grand, with nothing special except the heated seats and auto box.