This of news comes from Carpages.co.uk:
The current-generation MINI, built at the BMW Group Plant in Oxford, has claimed the Used Car Of The Year award, the ultimate accolade in the Auto Express Glass’s Guide Used Car Honours 2005. This marks the second year in succession that a British-built car Britain has claimed the award (the Swindon-built Honda Civic won in 2004), underlining the quality manufacturing standards being set by UK-based volume carmakers.
It only makes sense that one of the most sought after new cars in the UK would become one of the most sought after used cars. You can read the entire article at the link below:
[ MINI Wins Used Car Of The Year Award ] Carpages.co.uk