2nd Gen Coupe Coupe selected as a Motor Trend 2012 Car of the Year Contender

Discussion in '2nd Generation: 2007+ R55 through R61' started by Nathan, Nov 9, 2011.

  1. Nathan

    Nathan Founder

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    Call me jaded. I find these to be more excuses for the Motor Trend people to go to a car company and say advertise lots with us.

    Anyway, Motor Trend announced that the Coupe is a 2012 Car of the Year contender. I find it silly.

    Go here to read the MT article on why. Then come back and comment.
     
  2. Crashton

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    Yes you are jaded & so am I. It's a finalist of advertiser of the year. If one looks back at past cars of the years it is a real hoot.

    Disclaimer, I like the MINI coupe just fine. :)
     
  3. Gil-galad

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    Whatever the ultimate motivation for the recognition, I have to believe that the Roadster would/will be a more legitimate and logical contender than the Coupe.
     
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    I agree. MT's COTY lost all relevance to the cars a long time ago. It's nothing more than an advertising gimmick anymore, IMHO.
     

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