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Old 05-28-2012, 03:21 PM
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If they are coming in January, not October, maybe I should retract my deposit and just order a JCW Coupe. Gah. Decisions. I really don't want to drive a RWD roadster in the snow but I also don't want to miss the opportunity to own a limited edition MINI. With Coupe sales as they seem to be maybe that'll end up a limited edition by accident. LOL.
Considering the very limited information out there, where did you hear October? While I generally don't put much stock in "dealer talk" the fact that my dealer's GM got January from a "dealers meeting" makes it at least semi-credible.
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Old 05-28-2012, 05:40 PM
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My dealer told me September or October when I put my deposit down.
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September/October time frame is consistent with the original GP build dates and is also when BMW typically switches over to next MY tooling/build (September). So October would be when the first 2013 GP2s should start showing up is my best guess.

If they are as fast as everyone says they will be, then I see one in my future. I particularly like the grey color too. But I'm not bidding up on the car as I heard GP1 owners did the first time around.
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Was over at my dealer talking to my SA... He’s heard rumors (only rumors, he has no spec sheet) that the ’12 GP is around 240 HP. Does 12 seconds faster than an ’08 JCW @211 HP at Nurburgring = 240 HP?

I can’t stop thinking about this MINI.
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Old 05-30-2012, 07:11 PM
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SA's and MA's are not particularly a reliable source for inside information. There is no way that the 2013 GP2 will have 240 HP from the factory. This car will be more about handling, along with a modest bump in power to maybe 218-220.
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All we really know right now is that it has significantly better aerodynamic improvements over the JCW and R53 GP.

Kurster, did you know they are also most likely making a GP in the Coupe form?
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Old 05-30-2012, 08:47 PM
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How do i delete this post?!

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Old 05-30-2012, 08:54 PM
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I would LOVE the Coupe form factor. I just can't wait that long! I don't need the back seats. I have no dogs. No kids. No friends. No life. I don't need back seats.

Dudes are bagging on the MINI Roadster on Car & Driver. One guy said the Lincoln Navigator sold more. Another said it wasn't a man's car. Another said the VW EOS should be considered instead. Another said it was stupidly overpriced. Another said he'd never seen everyone agree that a car was such a failure. Brutal really. They are horsepower-obessed. I said my piece. Here's the link if you wanna contribute to the conversation: http://backfires.caranddriver.com/fo...um_post_342211
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I would LOVE the Coupe form factor. I just can't wait that long! I don't need the back seats. I have no dogs. No kids. No friends. No life. I don't need back seats.

Dudes are bagging on the MINI Roadster on Car & Driver. One guy said the Lincoln Navigator sold more. Another said it wasn't a man's car. Another said the VW EOS should be considered instead. Another said it was stupidly overpriced. Another said he'd never seen everyone agree that a car was such a failure. Brutal really. They are horsepower-obessed. I said my piece. Here's the link if you wanna contribute to the conversation: http://backfires.caranddriver.com/fo...um_post_342211

Kurster. Were you the one who drove you M Coupe to Peabody to put a deposit down on the new GP?
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@MrCooperS: Indeed, that's me. Did I embarrass myself in front of others? I hope not.

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Old 06-16-2012, 09:26 PM
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Is this a sneak peek at next year's interior or am I just late to the party? http://newcarsrelease.net/2013-mini-...oper-interior/
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Is this a sneak peek at next year's interior or am I just late to the party? http://newcarsrelease.net/2013-mini-...oper-interior/
Jcw
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former M Coupe owner here
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Is this a sneak peek at next year's interior or am I just late to the party? http://newcarsrelease.net/2013-mini-...oper-interior/
That is the 2013 Countryman JCW interior (with options).

I will see the 2013 GP in a few weeks at MTTS and will post pics. It will probably be a pre-production version, so may not have the correct interior yet, but will pass along any details.
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@MrCooperS: Indeed, that's me. Did I embarrass myself in front of others? I hope not.

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Haha not at all. I was simply admiring yourcar.
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That is the 2013 Countryman JCW interior (with options).

I will see the 2013 GP in a few weeks at MTTS and will post pics. It will probably be a pre-production version, so may not have the correct interior yet, but will pass along any details.

I am curious if we will be able to look inside it. I have a feeling it will be the same with the tinted windows as it was at MINI United. Since the official release is set around September... :/
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A few new pics. This one from "hicksy" at totalMINI

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And this one, also from totalMINI, taken at the 'ring (c) SGC. First glimpse of the interior, you can see the red seat belts.


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And this one (C) SGC also from totalMINI taken at the 'ring. First glimpse of interior, you can see the red seat belts.


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It would be really sweet if the GP didn't have the tint on Wednesday.
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Old 07-01-2012, 07:44 PM
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Agree! If it is being driven then it would not be deeply tinted. Still may not be the final production configuration.

We will know in 3 days. I will be joining the caravan at CBP in Philly.

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Found some video.

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GP2 is at MTTS. Still not the final version, it has back seats. Otherwise, looks just like the car at MINI United (just less tint).

Quick pic cell phone pic, better ones will be posted by the weekend.

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