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Old 02-03-2008, 06:55 AM
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Thanks for your quick response. Makes sense.
 
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Since we use MCC and MCSC for convertibles, what will we use for the Clubman? I'm asking because I noticed in the Clubman forums an owner was using MCC to describe their Clubman. In this 'alphabet soup' of abbreviations, we don't need additional confusion.
 
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Clubman

I thought a good one for Clubman would be MCB, so the one I ordered last week would be an MCBS CR/B
 
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I was thinking of going to a more VW like naming for the Clubman, maybe refer to it as a Clubby (kinda like how Cabrio's are Cabbys).
 
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Originally Posted by Mishka View Post
Since we use MCC and MCSC for convertibles, what will we use for the Clubman? I'm asking because I noticed in the Clubman forums an owner was using MCC to describe their Clubman. In this 'alphabet soup' of abbreviations, we don't need additional confusion.
I've made the suggestion to use "Cl" as an abbreviation in the States, since it's being marketed as a "Cooper", vice it's own line.

That makes my wife's a MCClSa HC/S

MINI Cooper Clubman S automatic, Hot Chocolate/Silver

It also separates the Clubman S from the S Cabrio by placing the Letters on opposite sides of the "S".

Just a thought until someone comes up with a better idea...
 
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I am a new MINI owner and wanted to make sure that the color I was calling 'Pickle" was right. On the MINI website Sparkling Silver looks
more silver than my MINI. The non-MINI dealership I bought her from was calling her gold, but I think it looks more like Champagne.
Is there another SS owner with a pic to compare? Thanks
 
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Old 03-11-2008, 08:22 AM
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Picture of Pickle below. Guess I hadn't quite figured out the signature feature yet
 
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Originally Posted by Mini Bri View Post
I am a new MINI owner and wanted to make sure that the color I was calling 'Pickle" was right. On the MINI website Sparkling Silver looks more silver than my MINI. The non-MINI dealership I bought her from was calling her gold, but I think it looks more like Champagne.
Is there another SS owner with a pic to compare? Thanks
It's definately not Gold, as that color was only available Late 04/05/Early 06. Since it looks 'Champagne', then it's Sparkling Silver. Or a custom color. Easiest way to see is the Color Label Plate in the Engine Bay, usually arround the passenger side strut tower.
 
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Wrong thread.
 

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What happened to the Clubman and Clubman S?
 
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That's what I was thinking. I am self conscious about spelling something out in my signature. In Latin, it's called short-handus interruptus.
 
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Hmm. That means I have a 04 EB/W MCS, however I'm so sure I've driven past other EB's which are in fact Coopers rather than Cooper S's?
 
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R56
CARS
: MCS
COLORS: CR
Roofs/Tops:
Hard Top: B
Options:
#1
#2
DSC
SS+
Euro SPEC
 
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Man, this thread has proven invaluable to me over the past few days. I had no idea what anyone was talking about! Thanks for sharing this decoder.
 
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MINI Model/Color Abbreviations Cheat Sheet

MINI Cooper Clubman
MINI Cooper Clubman S

Both have automatic transmission or standard options.

Color- Hot Chocolate - available for either of the above 2008 models.
 
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Are there heads up of the 2009 colors yet? And when will we be able to see them on MINIUSA?

Also anyone have any idea about the "black chrome" color line I have been hearing about?
 
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I was able to answer one of my own questions:

Astro black is stopping production November 08
Lightning Blue stops production December 08
Midnight Black starts production December 08
Horizon Blue starts production January 09
 
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Old 11-30-2008, 11:35 AM
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Thanks!

Originally Posted by biggripper View Post
I tried to search for such a thread, but I had no luck. Lets keep this list up to date. Maybe we can make it sticky. Please help me make this list as thorough as possible.



MINI Model/Color Abbreviation Cheat Sheet

CARS

MC = MINI Cooper
MCS = MINI Cooper S
JCW = John Cooper Works
MCc = MINI Cooper Convertible
MCSc = MINI Cooper S Convertible
MCC = MINI Cooper Clubman
MCCS = MINI Cooper Clubman S
MCSa = MINI Cooper S Automatic (as in auto transmission)
MCSCa = MINI Cooper S Convertible Automatic

COLORS
AB = Astro Black
BEP = Black Eye Purple (Europe)
BRG = British Racing Green
CB = Cosmos Black (Cooper Only --DC'd)
CoB = Cool Blue (Convertible Only)
CR = Chilli Red
DS = Dark Silver (S Variants Only)
EB = Electric Blue (S Variants Only)
HO = Hot Orange (Convertible Only)
HB = Hyper Blue (replaced IB)
IB = Indi Blue
JB = Jet Black
LY = Liquid Yellow
PH = Purple Haze (Europe – BEP = Black Eye Purple)
PS = Pure Silver
PW = Pepper White
SB = Space Blue (06 only)
RG = Royal Grey (06 only)
SG = Solid Gold (Cooper Only)
SiG = Silk Green (Cooper Only)
SR = Solar Red (Cooper Only)
VR = Velvet Red (Cooper Only)

New in 2007
OB = Oxygen blue w/White (MC only)
MY = Mellow Yellow w/Black
NR = Nightfire Red w/White (MC & Clubman only)
LB = Laser Blue w/Black (MCS only)
SS = Sparkling Silver w/Black
LiB = Lightning Blue w/White
*Colors listed w/default roof color

New in 2008
HC= Hot Chocolate (Clubman/Clubman S Only)

Roofs/Tops
Hard Top
W = White
B = Black
S = Silver (only on 06 models)
*Body color (see list above)

Cabrio
B = Black
G = Green
B = Blue

Misc Options
CVT = Continuously Variable Transmission
#1 = Premium
#2 = Sport
#3 = Cold Weather, Chili Pack
DSC = Dynamic Stability Control
NAV = Factory installed navigation
HK = Harmon Kardon
SS = Sports Suspension
SS+ = Sports Suspension Plus
JCW = John Cooper Works

Aftermarket Parts

CAI = Cold Air Intake



So for example I have a 2002 MINI Cooper S that is Dark Silver with a White roof. I would abbreviate as 02 DS/W MCS.
Leave it to a Texan to make such an outstanding post
 
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Politely disagree...

Originally Posted by polizei View Post
True MINIAC's use British terminalogy, thus "Cabrio."

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I'm a Texan. Thus, it ain't a boot, its a cargo area. A pair of boots is for wearing.

Yet, I'm definitely a new Mini Enthusiast.
 
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Originally Posted by lilliux View Post
I was able to answer one of my own questions:

Astro black is stopping production November 08
Lightning Blue stops production December 08
Midnight Black starts production December 08
Horizon Blue starts production January 09
We also should add Interchange Yellow (convertible R57 only)
 
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'06 SB MC; about to be two years and i love it... about to add CAI within the month
 
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ty, i think i've done it right with mine maybe not maybe yes
 
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Originally Posted by biggripper View Post
S = Silver (only on 06 models)
*Body color (see list above)
Correction: I have an 03 R53 with a Silver roof. (factory)
 
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Old 12-27-2008, 03:28 AM
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Correction: I have an 03 R53 with a Silver roof. (factory)
It was clearly describing contrasting roof colors... I have edited the post as such.

Your MINI falls under the "body color" option.
 

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