2007 Mini Cooper S – Four Seasons Wrap-Up

2007 Mini Cooper S – Four Seasons Wrap-Up
2007 Mini Cooper S - Mini Hatchback Review - Automobile Magazine
To check how the Mini Cooper S weathered the automotive-evolution storm, we ordered a second-generation edition and fed it into the Automobile Magazine staff rotation for four seasons of use, abuse, criticism, and candor.

Can lightning strike the same spot twice? For Michael Jackson, the G. W. Bush administrations, or Scion, the answer is an unequivocal no. To check how the Mini Cooper S weathered the automotive-evolution storm, we ordered a second-generation edition and fed it into the Automobile Magazine staff rotation for four seasons of use, abuse, criticism, and candor.

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Freeman Thomas, Ford Design Director – Design at the Crossroads of Image and Efficiency

Freeman Thomas, Ford Design Director – Design at the Crossroads of Image and Efficiency
Freeman Thomas, Ford Design Director - Fuel Efficient News, Car Features and Reviews - Automobile Magazine
Designers have been thinking about design and efficiency for years,” Freeman Thomas tells us. “But it really hadn’t risen to the top of the agenda until fuel prices got up there and got everyone’s attention.

Designers have been thinking about design and efficiency for years,” Freeman Thomas tells us. “But it really hadn’t risen to the top of the agenda until fuel prices got up there and got everyone’s attention. We’ve now become part of the problem-solving exercise.

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