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May062007

My Mini Cooper is on its way

My 2007 Mini Cooper is on order and will arrive in early July. I haven't been this excited since I got my driver's license.

Here's a photo from the Mini Configurator (click to enlarge):

 

Here are the specs for all the Mini Cooper geeks out there (that means you, Ace.):

Paint

Black Roof/Mirrors

Black Bonnet Stripes

Lightning Blue Body Color

Package

Cold Weather Package

Heated Front Seats

Heated Side Mirrors and Washer Jets

Premium Package

Automatic AC

Dual Pane Panoramic Sunroof

On-Board Computer

3-Spoke w/Cruise and Multifunction

Leather Sport Wheel w/Multifunction

Convenience Package

Comfort Access System

Bluetooth Mobile Phone Preparation

Universal Garage Door Opener

Auto Dimming Rear View Mirror

Rain Sensor and Auto Headlamps

Center Arm Rest

Performance

6-Speed Getrag Manual

16" 5-Sar Blaster All-Season Run-Flat tires

Cockpit

Standard Seats

On-Board Computer

6-spkr AM/FM CD Player

Leatherette: Black/Grey

Interior Surface Fine White Silver

Accessories

Black Rubber Floor Mat (front)

Black Rubber Floor Mat (back)

Black Rubber Floor Mat (boot)


The only thing left to buy is a ProClip mount for my iPod and Moto Q BlackBerry 8830 (which they don't yet make for the 2007 Cooper. Bummer.)

Oh yeah - and a booster seat for the occasional jaunts around town. ;)

[tags]Mini Cooper, Mini, Cars, Autos, Automobiles, ProClipUSA, ProClip, Gadgets, Cell Phone Mount, iPod Mount[/tags]

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Reader Comments (4)

Cool, I'm a big Italian Job fan...

May 7, 2007 | Unregistered CommenterJohn Wall

Very nice, very nice. As you just saw on my blog, I've had my Mini now for a couple of weeks.

I love it - it's the first car I've ever gotten that has every major thing I want, and it drives like a dream.

One question:
You didn't want to get the built-in Mini iPod adaptor?

May 18, 2007 | Unregistered CommenterJohn Koetsier

An AUX jack is now standard on the 2007 Cooper, so I just went with that. In general, I'm not a big fan of the iPod interfaces.

-jf.

May 18, 2007 | Unregistered Commenterjf

John-

I'm psyched to hang out with you and meet your car. Super jealous- the new models are pretty swanky.

I'm with you re: your AUX choice-- I was sure that Apple was going to change the hardware interface and haven't really looked back.

BTW, I'm pretty happy with my Jawbone headset for Mini use. It's good enough for my short commute.

And btw, just picked up a fancy new Garmin Nuvi 6xx from Costco. Can't wait to get purposefully lost.

Will report

ace

August 10, 2007 | Unregistered Commenterace

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