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should have it by the end of this year
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Poster comet Offline
Posted 18/10/17 10:05 AM
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it took me almost 6 months to have the right configuration. but by the end of this year, it should take some space in my garage crazy2
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#477585 - 18/10/17 12:53 PM Re: should have it by the end of this year [Re: comet]
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Looks like a big Mini.
You will buy an oxymoron!

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#477647 - 18/10/17 05:57 PM Re: should have it by the end of this year [Re: The Austrian]
Peter J Offline
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Originally Posted By The Austrian
Looks like a big Mini.
You will buy an oxymoron!


BMW own the "Maxi" name: if you check the dimensions the "Mini Countryman 2017 is larger!!

Length: Mini 4.299m. . . . . Maxi 4.039m
Width: Mini 1.557m . . . . . Maxi 1.626m
Height: Mini 1.559m . . . . Maxi 1.384m

Cube: 10.43 cu m . . . . . . 9.1 cu m

So yes, to call the Countryman a Mini is an oxymoron...
Mind you "Mini Maxi" or even The Maxi, by Mini would sound a bit odd...
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#477649 - 18/10/17 06:07 PM Re: should have it by the end of this year [Re: comet]
Graham, G4FUJ Offline
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Pedant mode:

It's called MINI.
BMW specifically used all capital letters to distinguish it from the original shape Mini.
smile


Edited by Graham, G4FUJ (18/10/17 06:08 PM)
Edit Reason: Nomenclature

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#477651 - 18/10/17 06:11 PM Re: should have it by the end of this year [Re: comet]
+8Rich Offline

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Nice colour.
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#477686 - 18/10/17 08:43 PM Re: should have it by the end of this year [Re: The Austrian]
BobtheTrain Offline

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Originally Posted By The Austrian
Looks like a big Mini.
You will buy an oxymoron!

Still smaller than the school run tanks.
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#477693 - 18/10/17 09:38 PM Re: should have it by the end of this year [Re: BobtheTrain]
DirkM Offline
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Originally Posted By BobtheTrain
Originally Posted By The Austrian
Looks like a big Mini.
You will buy an oxymoron!

Still smaller than the school run tanks.


AKA Chelsea tractors?
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#477694 - 18/10/17 09:41 PM Re: should have it by the end of this year [Re: comet]
+8Rich Offline

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What engine have you gone for comet ?
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#477696 - 18/10/17 10:40 PM Re: should have it by the end of this year [Re: BobtheTrain]
twotribes Offline
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Registered: 15/07/11
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Loc: Kent & Dorset, UK
Originally Posted By BobtheTrain
Originally Posted By The Austrian
Looks like a big Mini.
You will buy an oxymoron!

Still smaller than the school run tanks.


My school run tanks (MB G-Class, Defender 110) both narrower than this MINI.

It's girth, not length, that counts... (for impeding two-way traffic flow in built-up areas - what did you think I meant?)
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#477716 - 19/10/17 06:01 AM Re: should have it by the end of this year [Re: +8Rich]
comet Offline
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Originally Posted By +8Rich

What engine have you gone for comet ?


the largest :-), supposed to be 2L turbo.
(went for the jcw-configuration)



Edited by comet (19/10/17 10:02 AM)

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