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Has anybody seen any pics of cars that look like or want to be minis

I will start it off, with an old Bedford van parked by Milton Keynes Saisburys Saturday night.

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Old Jun 19th, 2007, 07:44 PM
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Lol, getting that pic was the funniest part
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Old Jun 19th, 2007, 07:46 PM
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Lol, getting that pic was the funniest part

I should have stood a bit further back, but it was taken blind, phone just hanging out my pocket and snap.....lucky its as good as it is
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I havent got a pic of it, but I regularly see a suzuki swift which it looks like the owner is desperately trying to turn into a mini. It makes me laugh every time I see it, with its bonnet stripes, and roof graphics etc.
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I havent got a pic of it, but I regularly see a suzuki swift which it looks like the owner is desperately trying to turn into a mini. It makes me laugh every time I see it, with its bonnet stripes, and roof graphics etc.

Ditto round here. So comical!
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The Fiesta ST's have vipers, but then I guess they were stolen from, well, Dodge Vipers!
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There's a feista zectec s near me that is blight yellow with a checkerboard roof, trying to be a mini.... or maybe a new york taxi
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You can also spec a new Skoda Fabia with a white roof....
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There's a feista zectec s near me that is blight yellow with a checkerboard roof, trying to be a mini.... or maybe a new york taxi

Yep, theres one round here being used as a learner car
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White roofs are becoming popular as its better for the environment etc.
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eh ok i dont get that how are they better for the enviroment please do tell?????
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I saw with horror a Suzuki Swift in Chili Red, with bonnet stripes and WORST OF ALL a set of matt black plastic wheel arch extensions, sills and bumper lowers Haven't these people got an original idea in their heads?!

I've just been to the Suzuki website and found that this is a 999 "GT body styling kit" option pack!

Suzuki have been highly original before, their Katana motorcycle was ground breaking in the 1980's (even if they had to pay Target Design to design it for them ), so why become so unimaginative now?

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I think suzuki swifts are pretty cool, Mini's look great that's why people want their cars to look like them..


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eh ok i dont get that how are they better for the enviroment please do tell?????

The theory is that the air-co doesn't have to work as hard to keep the interior cool on hot sunny days. I'm not sure exactly how much you'd save though...

Here's a good one, how about a Toyota Yaris (don't know if you lot get that one in the UK) with Union Jack mirror caps and a set of bonnet stripes. Saw it with my own eyes. Please....
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