For the second time in three years MINI will be named as an Automobile Magazine “All-Star”. Here’s an excerpt from the preview article as posted on their site:

>This modestly priced, front-wheel-drive hatchback with great fuel economy is actually an exotic sports car in disguise and yet can still function as simple transportation.

For those interested, BMW Group products also took both “Automobile of the year” and “Engine of the year”. You can read the entire article (including how each all-star is chosen) below:

[ 2006 Automoble Magazine AllStars ] Automobile Magazine