2005 MINI Cooper S 2dr Hatchback (1.6L 4cyl S/C 6M)
This car has been fantastic. Especially when driving in German roads, the car can go up to 141 mph! The steering is simply superb. While driving in American roads, the vehicle responds phenomenally to the lack of driving that other's do in the highways. Its gas mileage - in the highway you can get it up to 30+ miles to the gallon, however, in the city it struggles to keep past 24 mpg - not bad comparing against the big machines. Other great things about the vehicle - parking, dual sunroof is a must, storage is actually more than expected. The challenge - the other challenge is the sport suspension on American roads, our roads just do not support a race car suspension.
The seats are simply awesome. Although the ride will be stiff with the sport suspension, the seats keep you in place and warm (seat warmers)
The cooling systems (A/C) although they look great, they are not functional enough to maintain the right temperature when in Automatic mode.