To launch the new 2012 Mini Coupe, the brand decided to ask a bunch of fans what their version of the best test drive would be – ever. Fans were asked to submit a six word submission to Mini. The winner?
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Mathew Foster who said in six word entry that his best test drive ever would include a STEWARDESS, SALT FLATS, PARATROOPERS, SUSHI, FALCONER.
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Refresher: The 2012 Mini Coupe is powered by a 1.6 liter 4-cylinder making 122-hp at 6,000 rpm and 118 lb-ft of torque at 4,250 rpm. 0 to 62 mph comes in 9 seconds with a top speed of 127 mph. Prices for the 2012 Mini Coupe start at $22,000. The 2012 Mini Cooper S Coupe, which starts at $25,300, is powered by a 1.6 liter 4-cylinder with a twin-scrool turbocharger making 184-hp at 5,500 rpm and 192 lb-ft of torque between 1,600 – 5,000 rpm. 0 to 62 mph comes in 6.9 seconds with a top speed of 143 mph. The top-of-the-line 2012 Mini John Cooper Works Coupe starts at $31,900 and is powered by a 1.6 liter twin-scroll turbocharged 4-cylinder engine making 211-hp at 6,000 rpm and 192 lb-ft between 2,000 and 5,100 rpm. 0 to 62 mph comes in 6.4 seconds with a top speed of 149 mph.
– By: Omar Rana