Exclusive: MINI vs Porsche (It’s Real & It’s On)

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  1. DixonL2

    DixonL2 New Member

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    "Sir Porsche ran away. Bravely ran away away... when challenge reared its ugly head they bravely turned their tail and fled..."

    YesIFit, was that REALLY the Porsche response? I have only recently been watching from the sidelines on this...
    If so... arrogant bastards. If not... very artistic creation of a stereotypical Porsche response.

    I really love the line "... where there is more at stake than T-shirts and valet parking spaces..." Hey guys, there IS more at stake! What is "honor"? You backing down? MINI wins by forfeit! We scared 'em off!"


    Seriously, though, I've met a bunch of PCA guys here in Pittsburgh and most are great, and not quite the argyle-sweater type... but "PCA guys" are not fully representative of typical Porsche owners. Mini Club people tend to better represent the typical Mini owner. That says something, but my coffee's worn off so I'm not trying to interpret...
     
  2. Johngo

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    Yep. Jim will have another video in his black T that says "Porsche = Pussies"...:D
     
  3. goaljnky

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    I think on a different level, many Porsche owners will agree. :D
     
  4. Nathan

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    MINI USA Still Hoping to Race Porsche

    Despite Porsche officially turning down MINI’s offer of a race, MINI USA is still pressing ahead with their public campaign. According to our sources they are going to create a public campaign (perhaps even a petition) to get Porsche to Road Atlanta for the race on the 21st of June. Stay tuned… [​IMG]
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  5. goaljnky

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    And from the stupid state Laws that are still on the books:

    Mini better be careful with their response in D.C.
     
  6. Johngo

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    LOL!
     
  7. minimark

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    As I'm reading this I get a E-mail from Mini with the petition! Bet the dealerships already have the banners...

    Genius, you can smell another marketing award for MINI!



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  8. YesIFit

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    Well played sir.
     
  9. YesIFit

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    As you stated earlier Nathan (I think it was you), I suspect that Porsche might be in on this, at least a little bit anyway.
     
  10. Johngo

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    Porsche's new logo...

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    Erschrocken is Yahoo/babelfish's German word for SCARED...
     
  11. minimark

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    That's great!

    We need T-shirts!!!

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  12. goaljnky

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    Got to about 1:15 mark, the Jaguar promotion:

    Warning. NSF!!!

    [ame=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=H-ZSQDo_mTE]YouTube - Film 2: Crazy People - Dudley Moore[/ame]
     
  13. Johngo

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    I made it in Illustrator, so T-shirts are DEFINITELY doable... :Thumbsup:
     
  14. minimark

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    I'd get a couple or I know someone that will whip up a batch for us, maybe do a group buy if Nathan doesn't mind,

    Maybe use it as a fund raiser to help with the oil clean up!

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  15. PGT

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    good thing they didn't challenge a Cayman S
     
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  17. Nathan

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    MINI up's the ante....

    [ame=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IhYmv0yySaY]YouTube - MINI Response[/ame]
     
  18. Johngo

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    Mmmm. Salami...
     
  19. Way Motor Works

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    I really hope porsche steps up and shows up. But even if they don't my inside intel tells me a race is going to happen with or without their backing. I'll post more as soon as MINI has their meeting this week.
     
  20. galoki

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    have they changed their mind about opening to the public? come on! sell tickets, donate to the gulf. PLEASE!!! it's practically in my backyard!!!
     

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