The Mini - car of the century

(Car Lust) - How do you begin a post about a legendary car that changed history? A 50-year-old design that will last forever? One that
has since been totally redesigned, yet still retains the flavor of the original?
Let's start by saying that the Mini was voted "Car of the Century" (Autocar magazine 1995), "European Car of the Century" in a worldwide internet poll run by the prestigious Global Automotive Elections Foundation in 1999, and, the same year, the "Second Most Influential Car of the 20th Century," only behind the Ford Model T. Wow! Quite an act to follow.
Folks all over the world have lusted for this tiny car for more than 50 years now. Virtually every front-wheel-drive vehicle made today owes its powertrain design to the Mini--a space-saving work of genius on several fronts. And getting better traction in bad weather is just an added bonus...
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responding to http://www.motorsforum.com/mini_cooper/the-mini-car-of-the-century-6178-.htm jorgea wrote:
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I can't believe this car was voted the car of the century. That is some feat. Thanks for sharing here at http://www.motorsforum.com
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