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Old 04-12-2016, 09:33 PM
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Bought a Mini Cooper

Well, finally pulled the trigger. Looked at all the models y'all recommended when I started the search a few months ago - and thanks, they were all good recommendations.

It came down to buying from someone I know (original owner) who is a car nut like me, full service records, and enough research to make me comfortable with Maggie driving the car safely.

2012 model with 18,000 on the clock - she loves it, which means I can watch the movies I like for a couple of weeks.
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Old 04-12-2016, 11:31 PM
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You Oligarch, you. Is she going to let you drive it?

Enjoy, Cats.
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Old 04-13-2016, 12:02 AM
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They are supposed to be a hoot to drive.

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Old 04-13-2016, 07:38 AM
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Cool car. My best buddy has a Cooper S and it's a hoot to drive, kinda like a high-end go-kart.
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Old 04-13-2016, 08:52 AM
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That's exactly what it feels like. It is a Cooper S - but an automatic. Easier for her, and if she's not happy I'm bunking outside with the raccoons.
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Old 04-13-2016, 08:54 AM
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You Oligarch, you. Is she going to let you drive it?
Maybe- if I start showing a little more initiative with the household chores . . .
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Old 04-13-2016, 10:30 AM
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Very nice little BMW!

Anyway - I like the classical Mini Cooper S more... without all the nowadays gimmicks...
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I've heard the maintenance is expensive.
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Old 04-13-2016, 10:50 AM
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Very nice little BMW!

Anyway - I like the classical Mini Cooper S more... without all the nowadays gimmicks...
Were tho 0ld ones "British sports car" in the 'fix it on Saturday, drive it on Sunday, repeat' sense?

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I've heard the maintenance is expensive.
It is, according to one former owner.

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