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Considering the 2013 MINI Cooper?

By  On February 25, 2013 | Filed Under Mini

Considering the 2013 MINI Cooper?

Have you been considering the purchase of a MINI Cooper but wanted to know what it’s really like to own one?  In this post, we will survey feedback from owners  of MINIs so you can get first-hand feedback from those that own one of these intriguing little cars.  Before we get started, however, we want to thank Edmunds for sharing their statistics and feedback from owners of 2013 MINI Coopers. First, owners agree that the 2013 Mini Cooper is one of the most fun-to-drive cars on the road. They stress the outstanding cornering capabilities and small size as being strong positives.  One reviewer referred to it as “the go-kart that I never had as a kid” and other reviewers extoll the wonderful gas mileage (28/36 mpg) and the vibrant exterior design as being important reasons...

Mini Cooper Crossover Found in CA

By  On July 11, 2009 | Filed Under Auto News, Mini

Mini Cooper Crossover Found in CA

Spy shots of the Mini Cooper Crossover have been taken from a recent spotting of this upcoming car in the deserts of CA. This car is about to be released with its psychedelic paint scheme all across its body. These photos however have been able to bring out the best of looks of this brand new car. The two prototypes of this new edition are not the same however. One of these models is naturally aspirated and the other is turbocharged. The trailing Cooper Crossover is a typical Mini grille with slants that are horizontal. It also has a fog light at each corner of its body. The prototype of the pack looks incredible. It has a mesh grill and lower air intake with two inlets. The Mini Crossover concept debuted at 2008 in the Motor Show in Paris. This new version is quite common w...

BREAKING: Supreme Court Stays Sales of Chrysler to Fiat

The sale of the Chrysler to Fiat has been hindered by the Supreme Court stay. Earlier three Indiana state pension funds had filed a lawsuit in New York because they got 45$ million holding in Chrysler’s secured loans. This case went in the favor of Chrysler and they lost it in the high court. Following this they have filed another lawsuit in the Supreme Court asking for holding the sales of Chrysler to Fiat. Based on the lawsuit filed, the Supreme Court jury Ruth Bader Ginsburg has given a decision that the sale would be temporarily delayed until further order is issued. The Chryslers lawyers fear that this stay would affect the deal with Fiat that is scheduled to go under in a few days. Thus its been tough times for Chryslers and the lawyers are trying hard to break th...

Underwriters Laboratory Approval Holding up the Sales of MINI E’s

It is no wonder that a complete electric car that emits no carbon is indeed the need of the hour. The MINI E has finally come out and it is being delivered to 450 test drivers in NY and California. One of the requirements of this electric car is you need a 220V electric service to charge this vehicle and to install this special wall for charging the car, the MINI sends a electrician when you buy the vehicle. To avail this 220V electric charge, the local building codes have an requirement that the hardware that supports such high power must be approved by the Underwriters Laboratories and UL are taking their time to provide approval 220V charging cable. With this approval pending, people who had bought the car are charging it using an 110V cable and this takes almost a d...