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Driving Bliss

Cargazing By Derek Price When I first turned the key on the John Cooper Works MINI, I braced myself for disappointment. It had been just a few weeks since I evaluated its cousin, the wild and unimaginably powerful MINI GP,

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Raw, Fast and Thrilling

Cargazing By Derek Price This isn’t your typical hot hatchback. It’s the MINI Cooper GP, a car so bizarre, so wild and so raw that it makes other hot hatches feel like Grandma’s Lexus in comparison. Built by John Cooper

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MINI Has Surprises

Cargazing By Derek Price The vehicle I’m driving this week offers two things I wasn’t expecting from a MINI Cooper: ample cabin space and part-time electric propulsion. That’s because this version isn’t the ordinary flavor of the Cooper — now

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