If you can afford a new one, if they arent all spoken for by now that is, go for new.
The only thing is about them is it appears you have to have them as they come, you cant have sat nav or any extras, at least the MINI site doesnt mention or allow you to price them up for a GP?? but then again as its basically a track day car they are obviously thinking about keeping the weight down, thats why theres no rear seats either.
Thanks guys, I have a JCW will all the options, which I'll keep as a daily driver. I fancy something special for track days, hence the itch for a GP. I have read a few reports about the new one, it looks more track focussed than the original (bigger brakes, adjustable suspension etc.). I'll pop down to Mini the weekend and see what's available.
Thanks for posting, great Blogs. My JCW 2012 has the same Recaro seats and leather dash (without the red stitching), maybe I should add some BHP and suspension mods to my existing JCW and buy a GP MK1 for taking to the track......you never know in a few years time the MK1 GP may start to appreciate!
I am off to Mini Saturday to see what the options are for a GP2, lets see how that goes.
Picked mine up on Tuesday, great car. Though to be honest apart from putting it into the garage I haven't driven it yet due to the weather and those tyres. I drive an SLS everyday and the gp is for the track believe it or not. I did the same research before buying and discovered there are basically no options for the car... I have no complaints.
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