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So, two weeks after the purchase of my Mustang there are two items that I really miss about the MINI.

1) Keyless entry/start. Seriously. It's a first world issue, I admit, but just getting in and starting the car is such a phenomenal convenience.

2) Speed sensing/automatic wipers. Same as above. You don't realize how awesome it is until you don't have it.
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^^^ Well your two points tell me you are still on your first tank of Mustang gasolene...
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^^^ Well your two points tell me you are still on your first tank of Mustang gasolene...
Nope. 3rd. Don't care about the mileage. That was a 1-for-1 trade for 390ft-lbs of torque and 420 hp.
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When I get in my wife's car (Ford Fusion), I'm always trying to start it without a key. But then, I try and stomp on the clutch pedal, too. ;-)
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I didn't get the Recaros becuase there were none in stock that had the other options I wanted.

Otherwise that's what Mustang I picked up. I should post a pic or two. It's been tinted and the stock exhaust has been swapped for a Ford Racing set-up. Makes me smile every time I start the car.

I will note the one editor that was surprised at the handling in the rain. I was equally suprised how tame it can be when you are taking it easy on the skinny pedal. No traction control interference. It was just manageable.
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Just to Zombie the thread: On highway runs I could get 25mpg. Around town 17mpg. Typically during regular use I was getting 19 mpg.
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Dave O, concerned with gas mileage ??? What is this world coming to ? Dave, I'll trade you a Puris for the Mistress.
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"Just to Zombie the thread: On highway runs I could get 25mpg. Around town 17mpg. Typically during regular use I was getting 19 mpg."

Means your foot isn't pushing down hard enough..
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