so after pondering for months, wife decided to not buy out her 323ci in November and get a new mini cooper...(pepper white...no dealer issue about choosing this one
wish the wife would take the 5 speed but it's a commuter car so CVT
but I still cannot complain. it handles as described in all the press and on this board.
if you're wondering, I drive a VW 1.8T Jetta....tuned and modified...but it doesn't even approach the stock handling of the cooper. Only thing I've got ont he mini is speed.
- CVT cooper
- pepper white..with black top...style patrol...salesman INSISTED don't get the white top...hahahaha...not that we were going to
- sports package
- heated seats (it's cold up here in the winter)