As I said, a fun car is not necessarily powerful. In my experience, fun is much about driver involvement, and power is not as big a part of this equation as handling, or steering feel, or noise are. My old 101 PS VW Polo was lots of fun even tossing it around a street corner, but having the same fun with my 140 PS Civic usually involved license-threatening maneuvers or speeds. This is what makes a MINI so great, in my point of view - the way it puts a grin in your face by something as trivial as a bold lane change. In my opinion, this is what motoring is.