In which we play with the configurator and speak to Gabe the day he actually drove the F56 and knock out a few Ask Chad questions. Good times to be found here.
We are only a few short weeks away from Woofcast 500! We are seeing people coming from Colorado, Nebraska, North Carolina, Alaska (!!!!), California and Nevada! Holy awesome guys! Can’t wait to see you! If you click that link, there are a few more details in case you missed them.
Todd and I go in depth with Pat & Chris on just about everything. First off we grill the guys on JCW – what we’ll see and when we’ll see it. And about the F56 – we dive into some of those specific product questions many of you have been waiting for. How does the 3 Cylinder Cooper sound? What’s the must-have option on the F56? If you’re considering a new MINI, this interview is a must hear. continued →
During the recent LA Autshow MotoringFile had a chance to sit down with head of MINI Design Anders Warming to discuss the F56. Hearing the man who led the design of the car inside and out go into detail about the design is with such articulation personally helped unlock some of the F56 for me. It also serves as a reminder that there are real people behind the cars that we love or don’t love. And whatever you think of the design, the ingenuity that is present throughout the design is something to behold – especially in person.
Finally! After months of speculation, spy shots, really bad renders and more press releases than we could shake a stick at, we get to see and talk about the F56! Full coverage of the F56 can of course be found throughout MF this week with videos and more hands-on time to come in the days ahead. But this show is all about our initial assessment and opinions on the most anticipated MINI yet.
This episode of White Roof Radio is pretty much “all F56 all the time.” Todd, Chad and DB are up first with their take, followed by Gabe and Nathaniel, who recorded separately due to fancy schedules. No matter who’s in front of the mic, you can definitely say we are all excited for this new MINI. Give it a listen.
Big show for you guys this week! Gabe joins us to catch us up with a whole bunch of stuff before he headed out for more BMW adventures. We also talked, briefly, about the Tesla Model S (read the BF Model S Quick Drive), the Craven Speed Flex Mounts, that crazy pink Challenger you see above plus a ton of other things. Did I mention it’s a big show this week?
Want bigger? Join us Thursday, shortly after 9:00 PM CST for another episode of White Roof Radio Live! It’s going to be a good time, just like it always is. I’ll even try to warm up the chat room again. Join us!
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