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MINI Car Maintenance: Ten things you need to know

Owning a MINI Cooper is definitely an enjoyment as long as you follow the basic car maintenance schedule. Otherwise, something may go wrong and the cost to repair a MINI could be sky high. Many MINI owners’ pocket often get burned especially those did not follow the correct car maintenance and car care. Let’s see ten things you need to know about MINI car maintenance and car care. Drive better and drive longer!

Celebrity Cars »

Paris Hilton and Michael Schumacher ride my Mini Cooper

It is true or is it just a dream? Paris Hilton and Michael Schumacher are riding in my Mini Cooper? It happens yesterday when I was driving my car heading to California. Paris Hilton was sexily standing beside the highway waving her hand to me. I stopped the car. She smiled brightly and asked if I can give her a ride. “Of course, it’s my pleasure Paris”, I said. When we were on our way heading to California, another odd thing happened. The seven-time Formula One World Champion Michael Schumacher …

Austin Mini, Mini Cooper »

Fourth Oldest Surviving Unrestored Mini

Will you buy a Austin Mini Se7en De Luxe Saloon and have it preserved until today if you have £497 in 1959? It is 53 years of preservation! 99.9% of people won’t do that but someone actually did that. Mr David Gallimore bought a 1959 Austin Mini Se7en De Luxe Saloon (MK1) in 1986 from a Gladys Hobro of Aldwick, Bognor Regis, West Sussex. Gallimore then kept the car in a Chichester barn until recently he is putting the car up for sales. This rusty Austin Mini is covered in …

Car Buying Guide, Car Maintenance »

Money for car maintenance – Do you reserve it?

Imagine that an early morning you walk to your car park and start the car. You try to crank the car several times but it just doesn’t start. You make a call to the nearest mechanic and he comes over for $100 service charge. After half an hour checking, the mechanic tells you that the car must be towed to his workshop for further checking. You were told that he suspect some major parts is giving problems and that may cost at least $5000 to fix it. OMG! what are …

Mini Cooper »

1989 Mini Thirty (Mini 30)

In 1989, Rover launched another limited edition Mini to celebrate the 30th Anniversary of this little car on earth, the fabulously opulent Mini Thirty. The production of the Mini Thirty is limited to 3,000 units and only available in the United Kingdom. 2,000 units were made in Pearlescent Cherry Red (COG-BLVC843) and 1,000 in Black (PMA-BLVC90). Most of them were made in manual transmission and only 200 units were made in automatic transmission.

Volkswagen »

Volkswagen 1-litre: $600 dollars car for 258 mpg

The 42nd Annual General Meeting of Volkswagen AG on April 2002 in Hamburg has brought the world a hope that world’s most economy car is about to born when Dr. Ferdinand Piech drove a concept car from Wolfsburg to Hamburg. The concept car is a two-seater rear-wheel-drive small car. The seat is designed in tandem like the Messerschmitt Kabinenroller from the ‘50s rather than side-by-side like ordinary car to keep its aerodynamic and also giving larger side crush zone. Everyone who has seen this car during Dr. Piech’s journey was …