Paceman at MAG - March 6

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  1. Nathan

    Nathan Founder

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    Chad from MAG just gave me a heads up that MINI reps will be at MAG on March 6 from 3-5 PM with a Paceman.

    I plan on going over and taking a look at it. Don't think there will be test drives at this time. Probably is a pre-production prototype they are dragging around the country for folks to gawk at.
     
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    It looks really good in person!
     
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    I agree worth a look.
     
  4. Crashton

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    I was a MAG today saw a Pacerman & in humble opinion, not good looking at all to my old eyes. Your mileage may vary. The Green Coupester in the showroom looked pretty swell though.
     
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    I saw the Paceman today, too, and it just doesn't seem like a MINI at all...ugly snout and chopped out back end. While I was waiting for my car after Chuck left, I walked around to the rear of the vehicle and saw its name plastered across the back. At first glance, it sure looked like "PACMAN", to me!! UGH!! :frown2:

    I dunno which direction BMW is going with MINI, with all its variants, but this monstrosity sure is not a MINI as I know it. :(
     
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    And I love it. Saw a JCW in Detroit. Do agree that the snout looks sad (see top gear "news"), but I still love the Evoque like design.
     
  7. Crashton

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    They pumped a bunch of spend your money pheromones into the air at the MINI exhibit, thus make everything sweet & beautious to those who fell under its spell. :D Funny how we all have different tastes. Viva la difference. :smilewinkgrin:
     
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    Jason, a good alternative to your BRZ appetite? If so, drive it...drive it...drive it
     
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    Certainly?
     
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    BRZ or a SUV coupe on stilts. Tough choice for sure. :devil:
     
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    I just hope they bring us a Cooper with a 3 cylinder for the next generation. Something light and nimble, these monster trucks calling themselves MINIs are just strange to me. That said they are selling them like hot cakes enjoy those $$$s BMW, and please sink some of them into a straight 6 for the M3 :)
     
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    Allen we need to find you an R50 & pull a plug wire. Easy! :)
     

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