JCW Version of Roadster Spied

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  1. Nathan

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    Autoblog spy photographers caught the Roadster undergoing testing at the Nürburgring. As to the Roadster having The Wing, as we can it see it does.

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  2. Metalman

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    Wonder if the wing only comes with certain packages?
     
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    I LOVE the flat black stripe...very STEALTH MINI...:rolleyes5:
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    I wonder what its hiding???
     
  4. Jason Montague

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    :cornut:Yeah...........the stripe that covered up the bonnet scoop to ensure melting/warping..............I noticed that too.:Thumbsup:

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  5. old81

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    I wonder if this will tow a tear-drop. :wink:

    I do like it, just hope I like it more in person. :Thumbsup:

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    If we get one we're keeping the Clubman to tow the tear-drop.

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  7. Justa Jim

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    What you're really saying is "WE" and in "YOU". :lol:

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  8. lotsie

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    Nope, Gimli the Clubman would become my DD, and Lois would get the Roadster. One must make some sacrifices to get what one wants:ihih:

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  9. Justa Jim

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    You are a clever man, my man. :Thumbsup:

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    It is very sweet
     
  11. TA2DMAC

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    Anyone notice the rear wing is retractable? wonder if it slopes with your speed too.
     
  12. Crashton

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    My guess is it is either up or down depending on the speed, not that I know. My only experience was seeing active wings on other cars, they are either up or down not in between.
     
  13. Jason Montague

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    :cornut: It is a nice car but I like Margi(08 MCS JCW manual) so much that (to me) the roadster just doesn't compare.:Thumbsup:

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    I feel that the Roadster/Hardtop version is a whole other vehicle from a MINI Coupe.

    They are true 2 seaters. No rear seat delete needed:Thumbsup: Is a MINI a "sports" car? Well regardless of what your thoughts were on this, now it likely will be that they are making one.

    Will it be like a TR6, or a Midget, a ragtop Jag, or a Sunbeam? No, because it has been 30-40 years since those car were made. They will be crammed with luxury features, high tech gadgets, and styling that is pushed away from old time body lines because of safety regs. Will they be sportscars, IMO yes, and I want one:drool:lol:

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    I must say though, my original goal with my 03 justa was to get to at least 200k miles before I got a "NEW" car. At Poco's current mileage rate, that will be sometime after the Roadster is released.

    We need a toe tapping/waiting smilie...LOL

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  16. BlimeyCabrio

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    ..... including an insanely high beltline to make you feel like you're driving... well, one of these....

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    Thank God for safety regs. I feel safer already. :mad2:
     
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    What, no non-functional hood scoop even for the JCW? Or maybe it is just that smooth that the vinyl is just perfectly covering the opening.
     

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