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2011 Mini Cooper S JCW Review

It's honestly hard to say in numbers what I can recommend, but I will mention I have been inside the 2011 JCW hardtop for a year now. I've owned: an AP1 S2000, 2 mk3 supras, have driven: a 2011 135i, 2007 s2000, and several 350z's. This hatch is indeed impressive in its acceleration. As previously mentioned by others, it may seem a bit dull on a straight line 0-60...

2014 Mini Cooper SS Review

Purchased new in October 2014, the second I jumped behind the wheel of the Cooper S I knew it was the one for me. After having driven a few other 'hot hatches' (RS Clio Cup, Abarth 500, Peugeot 208 GTI) none compared to the thrilling performance the Cooper S offered...

2012 Mini Cooper S All4 Countryman Chilli Review

Having posted the original user review on this car, I feel obliged to reveal my ownership experience since. In short, a nightmare. I have had a water ingress issue that required the whole interior to be stripped, countless rattles, faulty fuses always blowing for auto lights etc, oil leaks, coolant leaks, water pump failures, drivetrain failures, etc etc...

2011 Mini Cooper SS Review

I am the first owner of a 2011 Mini Cooper hardtop. I've loved mini for years, and was excited to finally get one of my own. While it is a great car to drive, don't underestimate the amount and cost of maintaining this vehicle. My car is just over 3 years old, with 60K miles on it...

2007 Mini Cooper Chilli Review

I've had this car for approximately 1.5 years and am a very happy and satisfied owner. It's a 2007 R56 (2nd gen) MINI Cooper finished in "Sparkling Silver Metallic" (A light champagne gold colour) optioned with the Chrome Line package. This car is a testament to the philosophy that a car does not have to be powerful in order to be fun to drive...

2007 Mini Cooper Chilli Review

I've had this car for approximately 1.5 years and am a very happy and satisfied owner. It's a 2007 R56 (2nd gen) MINI Cooper finished in "Sparkling Silver Metallic" (A light champagne gold colour) optioned with the Chrome Line package. This car is a testament to the philosophy that a car does not have to be powerful in order to be fun to drive...

2003 Mini Cooper SS Review

I'm the 3rd owner of this car. The 1st owner did most of the km then the 2nd owner only did 5000km. It has a tight feel to it. Gearbox and steering was tight. It was what I was looking for. A liquid yellow 2003 MINI Cooper S R53. I use it specifically for racing. Completely stock but keeps up with all the BMWs. I'm not kidding you but I beat an F10 M5 on one of the track days...

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