The Unofficial Austin-Rover Web Resource takes the new Radford MINI out for a spirited drive and gives us the first review of the £30,000+ coachbuilt car. Here’s an excerpt:

>To look at, you might struggle justifying the expense — yes, the black paint job looks a million dollars contrasting the additional chrome trim beautifully, and the body kit is subtle, but aggressive.

> Hunkered down on lowered suspension split-rim 18-inch alloys, it looks tough and ready for a street fighting, without actually drawing unwanted attention from other drivers. Inside, it’s pretty special too — and although there are no hardware changes over the standard car, an extensive re-trim in Alcantara lifts the already stylish cabin considerably.

You can read the entire article below:

[ An iconic name from the Sixties has made a return ] Unofficial Austin-Rover Web Resource

Thanks to Dan for the heads-up