I'd love a MINI Cooper S, but I don't have any confidence in the longevity of a PEUGEOT 1.6 Turbo motor.
And yes, the motor in a 2006-2013 (2nd gen modern era) Mini is a Peugeot engine.
The new gen uses a BMW designed motor. If only the car weren't so fugly in pictures.
The GTI has the brake wiping function as well. Typically when you put your wipers on, the brakes wipe the discs. But if they continue to do so after we take the foot off the pedal is something I cannot answer.
Our brakes just suck compared with a 3 series or most Euro cars. Much of it has to...
congrats OP. Regardless of BMW losing the mantle of ultimate driving machine, the 3 series is a brilliant car and would be on my short list of sedans if I were in the market for one.
BTW: A loaded GTI, either mk6 or mk7 costs near 30,000 Euros in Europe. Pretty pricey overall.
A BMW 3...