Got my Roadster S Yesterday - MINI Cooper Forum
Go Back   MINI Cooper Forum > Model Specific MINI Forums > MINI Coupe and MINI Roadster


Mini2.com is the premier Mini Cooper Forum on the internet. Registered Users do not see the above ads.
Reply
Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Is there any way I can fit in a roadster redditchmini General Discussion 7 Sep 4th, 2013 04:27 AM
My 1st Car Review - MINI Cooper S Roadster AMAUTOS7 General Discussion 0 Jul 16th, 2013 12:41 PM
Convertable or roadster redditchmini General Discussion 9 May 18th, 2013 08:58 AM
MINI Roadster Winner - Best Open Top Car 2013 mab01uk MINI in the Media 0 Jan 21st, 2013 06:44 PM
MINI Roadster vs Mazda MX-5 Miata - Video AutoGuide.com MINI News 0 Dec 12th, 2012 05:54 PM

 
LinkBack Thread Tools Rate Thread
  #1 (permalink)  
Old Mar 24th, 2014, 07:31 PM
MINI2 Newbie
Offline
 
Join Date: Mar 2014
Posts: 2
Local Time: 08:59 AM
United Kingdom
Got my Roadster S Yesterday

This is such a great car to drive, I've previously owned a Z4 which was great but I think the Mini is more fun in a bit of a hooligan sort of way!!

I read lots of reviews before I purchased. Negatives such as harsh ride, noise & torque steer don't seem to be a problem. The car appears bolted together well, I'll be able to use it year round (Yorkshire England). Being a bloke of a certain age I can get into it easier & once I'm in the age thing doesn't seem to matter!!

Looking forward to the warmer weather...
Attached Thumbnails
Click image for larger version

Name:	mini resized.jpg
Views:	111
Size:	39.2 KB
ID:	171362  
Reply With Quote
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
  #2 (permalink)  
Old Mar 24th, 2014, 08:47 PM
MINI2 Senior
Offline
 
Join Date: Apr 2012
Location: Suffolk - UK
Posts: 457
Local Time: 08:59 AM
United Kingdom Male
Congrats, lovely looking car. The Roadster is the one I am aiming for next time ��
Reply With Quote
  #3 (permalink)  
Old Mar 24th, 2014, 08:55 PM
MINI2 Premium Member
MINI2 Master
Offline
 
Join Date: Mar 2012
Posts: 3,051
Local Time: 08:59 AM
United Kingdom Male
Quote: Originally Posted by MarkSydney (original)
The car appears bolted together well,
...

Yes there doesnt appear to be any problems with the bolts youre right, theyre gooduns.
Reply With Quote
  #4 (permalink)  
Old Apr 9th, 2014, 05:01 PM
MINI2 Newbie
Offline
 
Join Date: Apr 2014
Posts: 15
Local Time: 08:59 AM
United Kingdom
Picked up my 14 plate SD Cooper Roadster last Thursday 3rd and today had to have it collected as its blown up!! So un-happy at the moment I can't tell you. Was driving home in the sun (yes sun!) at lunchtime and when parked on the drive, smoke and a ghastly noise from under the engine - I've only just managed to cover 100 miles. No idea what is wrong yet and am so desperate to get the car back. Has anyone else had an experience like this with a cooper SD - are there any known issues?
Reply With Quote
  #5 (permalink)  
Old Apr 9th, 2014, 08:59 PM
MINI2 Regular
Offline
 
Join Date: Oct 2011
Posts: 170
Local Time: 08:59 AM
United Kingdom
England

My Countryman did a big noise thing under the bonnet. Found out is was the DPF regenerating.

Worries were sorted in a couple of hrs after a chat with the recovery team when all was explained about the DPF


Tab

Quote: Originally Posted by GimpyNuNu (original)
Picked up my 14 plate SD Cooper Roadster last Thursday 3rd and today had to have it collected as its blown up!! So un-happy at the moment I can't tell you. Was driving home in the sun (yes sun!) at lunchtime and when parked on the drive, smoke and a ghastly noise from under the engine - I've only just managed to cover 100 miles. No idea what is wrong yet and am so desperate to get the car back. Has anyone else had an experience like this with a cooper SD - are there any known issues?

Reply With Quote
  #6 (permalink)  
Old Apr 18th, 2014, 11:37 PM
MINI2 Newbie
Offline
 
Join Date: Mar 2014
Posts: 11
Local Time: 08:59 AM
United Kingdom
How fantastic, lucky you - perfect weather for it. My wife is waiting for her new roadster and is so excited it's painful (for me!) how long was the wait on yours?
Reply With Quote
  #7 (permalink)  
Old Apr 30th, 2014, 08:04 PM
MINI2 Newbie
Offline
 
Join Date: Apr 2014
Posts: 6
Local Time: 08:59 AM
United Kingdom
United-Kingdom

Quote: Originally Posted by MarkSydney (original)
This is such a great car to drive, I've previously owned a Z4 which was great but I think the Mini is more fun in a bit of a hooligan sort of way!!

Looking forward to the warmer weather...

Good choice, I'm just in the process of doing exactly the same.
Reply With Quote
  #8 (permalink)  
Old Jul 29th, 2014, 07:33 PM
MINI2 Newbie
Offline
 
Join Date: Feb 2009
Location: Luton
Posts: 41
Local Time: 08:59 AM
United Kingdom Male
Im borrowing a Cooper S Roadster at the moment until my actual car arrives. Ive only had it for a couple of hour but am loving it.

Are you still enjoying your car MarkSydney? Is there any quirks I should be looking out for?
Reply With Quote
  #9 (permalink)  
Old Aug 2nd, 2014, 05:23 AM
MINI2 Regular
Offline
 
Join Date: May 2012
Posts: 54
Local Time: 12:59 AM
United States
Quote: Originally Posted by GimpyNuNu (original)
Picked up my 14 plate SD Cooper Roadster last Thursday 3rd and today had to have it collected as its blown up!! So un-happy at the moment I can't tell you. Was driving home in the sun (yes sun!) at lunchtime and when parked on the drive, smoke and a ghastly noise from under the engine - I've only just managed to cover 100 miles. No idea what is wrong yet and am so desperate to get the car back. Has anyone else had an experience like this with a cooper SD - are there any known issues?

Probably doesn't apply, but I had something similar with my RR Evoque (gas). I thought I was going to have to have it towed to the dealer. Turned out to be a computer problem. I shut it down for about an minute and when I fired it back up, everything was fine. A few days later the dealer couldn't find anything wrong.

Now the Evoque mostly sits in the garage as I'm having my 2nd childhood driving my '13 Mini S Roadster. What a gas!!! A year before I bought it, I bought a used '05 Mini Convertible. I was going to replace it with another convertible until I saw the Roadster. Love the real trunk verses whatever they call the rear storage on the convertible.
Reply With Quote
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
Reply


Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
 
Thread Tools
Rate This Thread
Rate This Thread:

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Is there any way I can fit in a roadster redditchmini General Discussion 7 Sep 4th, 2013 04:27 AM
My 1st Car Review - MINI Cooper S Roadster AMAUTOS7 General Discussion 0 Jul 16th, 2013 12:41 PM
Convertable or roadster redditchmini General Discussion 9 May 18th, 2013 08:58 AM
MINI Roadster Winner - Best Open Top Car 2013 mab01uk MINI in the Media 0 Jan 21st, 2013 06:44 PM
MINI Roadster vs Mazda MX-5 Miata - Video AutoGuide.com MINI News 0 Dec 12th, 2012 05:54 PM

» Recent Threads
2001 Mini Cooper - heater not working
Yesterday 08:41 AM
by TreezaB
Last post by TreezaB
Today 07:48 AM
2 Replies, 176 Views
Lights on warning not working
Oct 21st, 2014 11:42 AM
by S2dicky
Last post by burnstar
Today 04:54 AM
2 Replies, 265 Views
$95 @ Willow Springs Streets of Willow November 15-16 2014
Today 01:37 AM
by harvie
Last post by harvie
Today 01:37 AM
0 Replies, 62 Views
Mini Clubman Barn Doors Won't Lock
Yesterday 03:51 AM
Last post by WeeBad
Today 12:48 AM
1 Replies, 213 Views
PAS Fluid Leak HELP!!
Oct 15th, 2014 07:16 PM
Last post by mab01uk
Yesterday 10:59 PM
7 Replies, 612 Views
Problem after problem!! Help please!!
Yesterday 08:32 PM
Last post by mab01uk
Yesterday 10:50 PM
1 Replies, 231 Views
Wheel arch - advice please :)
Yesterday 10:08 PM
Last post by mab01uk
Yesterday 10:43 PM
1 Replies, 91 Views
The new MINI voted "Classic of the Future"
Yesterday 07:08 PM
by mab01uk
Last post by Caveman
Yesterday 09:04 PM
1 Replies, 124 Views
Power Steering - not gone but acting up
Yesterday 02:23 PM
Last post by Caveman
Yesterday 09:01 PM
2 Replies, 167 Views
Bonnet gap bigger on one side
Oct 15th, 2014 05:28 PM
Last post by chris0074
Yesterday 08:42 PM
10 Replies, 985 Views
Fuel Consumption in Mini Cooper D 2014
Oct 21st, 2014 08:09 PM
Last post by chris0074
Yesterday 08:41 PM
7 Replies, 311 Views
MINI Customer Support - Spec list via VIN number
Yesterday 02:46 PM
Last post by chris0074
Yesterday 08:31 PM
5 Replies, 196 Views
R56 Aux input volume???????
Oct 20th, 2014 04:00 PM
Last post by peteski2014
Yesterday 07:31 PM
3 Replies, 427 Views
sunroof issue seeking repair suggestions in Toronto
Yesterday 07:19 PM
by wheaten
Last post by wheaten
Yesterday 07:19 PM
0 Replies, 103 Views
Start/Stop engine button illuminated when car is locked
Oct 21st, 2014 08:07 PM
Last post by chris0074
Yesterday 07:09 PM
5 Replies, 272 Views
2001 Cooper wheel nut key
Oct 20th, 2014 05:05 PM
Last post by Caveman
Yesterday 05:29 PM
7 Replies, 515 Views
sunroof issue seeking repair suggestions in Toronto
Yesterday 05:28 PM
by wheaten
Last post by wheaten
Yesterday 05:28 PM
0 Replies, 111 Views
Mini Cooper Wheels.
Yesterday 04:40 PM
by Fraze
Last post by Fraze
Yesterday 04:40 PM
0 Replies, 126 Views
odd front wheels
Yesterday 11:38 AM
by fazned
Last post by fazned
Yesterday 02:56 PM
2 Replies, 155 Views
2015 Roadster S Backup Light(s)?
Oct 11th, 2014 12:19 PM
Last post by karlos9191
Yesterday 12:36 PM
2 Replies, 513 Views
» Premium
» Auto Insurance
Wheel & Tire Center

Powered by vBadvanced CMPS v3.2.1

All times are GMT. The time now is 07:59 AM.



Powered by vBulletin® Copyright ©2000 - 2014, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
SEO by vBSEO 3.3.2