Mini News 6 Things You Didn’t Know About Mini

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  1. Steve

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    Article via Automobile Magazine. (direct link at the bottom)

    6 Things You Didn’t Know About Mini
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  2. Dave.0

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    ^ Soulless

    Oops wrong thread. :rolleyes5:
     
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    You're brutal. :lol:
     
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    No, brutal would have been soulless like a Freckled Ginger. :lol::lol:
     
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    Showing your ignorance Dave, freckled gingers are amazingly wonderful, perplexing, vexxing and completely beyond the ken of normal guys......probably why you feel the way you do....

    :cornut:
     
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    Therein lies a tale. (?)
     
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    But the third pedal in the newest generation may as well not be there... zero feel/feedback from the clutch.
     
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    Sad but true. Just a limp pedal.
     
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    Nothing worse than a limp pedal, that's what I say.:D

    Sorry I just couldn't pass that up
     
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    Maybe if Dave's freckled ginger is just what he says, that could well account for a limp pedal
     
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    Keep this up and MA is going to boycotted by the freckled ginger society.
     
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    Hardly, they need all the friends they can find.:lol::lol::lol::lol:
     
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    I do agree.

    We need fresh gingers around here to keep the anti-sewing society growing.
     
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    Well this freckled ginger is planning on sticking around............:p
     
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    BMW calls that "refinement"....
    I say if I wanted a car that FEELS like a lazy boy chair in a living room, I would have bought a caddy....give me feedback!!! Same for steering....
     
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    #17 Zillon, Jan 18, 2015
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    Ugh, refinement.

    I used to think that's what I wanted in a car. Then I spent a bunch of money trying to make my car unrefined again. :lol:

    And then I said screw it, and just bought the most unrefined R56 I could.
     
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    #18 pmsummer, Jan 22, 2015
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    In response to number 6...

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    "Come one step closer to me with those scissors, and I'll rip your head off and use your neck-hole for an ashtray."

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    "These days only about four percent of new cars overall are sold with three pedals, so Mini shoppers are keeping the stick-shift flame alive."

    +++++++

    You gotta be F'n kidding me! This screams car for the masses - big, squishy ride, plush seats, focus on "econo-formance" (aka mpg) kind of design. I'd love to see a comparison between models by manual/auto sold. I've driven an auto -- there's no comparison.
     
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    You're complaining about the seats?

    The sport seats in the F56 are bloody-****ing-tastic. Extendable leg supports, meaty bolsters, what's not to love?
     

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