From the BBC:

It’s been a great week for the Mini, as BMW puts another $188m into its Oxford factory. Business has been buoyed by 36,000 sales in the US – but can it be comfortable driving a Mini on American roads where other cars are as big as tanks? Magazine reader and Mini driver Candace Sleeman, from New Jersey, here tells of the view from the kerbside.

“When I park my Mini next to one of the monster SUVs, or 4x4s as you call them in the UK, it’s maybe a third of their length. Those things are huge now, they are just getting bigger and bigger, believe me.”

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