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Illustration for article titled How The Reincarnated Mini Cooper Reawakened Car Enthusiasm

Every once in a while, a new car comes along that every enthusiast is excited for. And while we may not be that excited by the Mini Cooper anymore, the story was way different when the car was redesigned in 2001. Let Peter Egan explain.

In this classic installment of Side Glances, Egan discusses how friends came to him by the handful to tell him to drive a new Mini Cooper and just how fun it was when he actually did. But, more than that, the new Cooper proved that car enthusiasm was alive and well, it was just hibernating.


Check out the full column on Road & Track.

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