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Old 20th June 2012, 15:15   #16
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Ah the rich mans Swift
Wonder how the wheels would look on our Swift. Nice car and used to drive a Mini when launched in U.S belonging to a colleague. Think its too pricey and needless for India.
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All I can add is that this is one heck of a car. I have a US 2002 model Cooper S and it is still as much fun to drive as it was new! Slightly modified with a supercharger reduction pulley for more boost, air intake, ignition upgrades, and a Dinan exhaust. The car has held together well for 10 years, and still looks good! Find a good twisty road, and you will put BMW's and Audi's to shame....trust me it has been done on the track at Laguna Seca and also on public roads.

Nice pics....wish it was priced more realistically.
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Lovely review Rishi. I guess I echo sentiments of Behram too in this case.
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All I can add is that this is one heck of a car. I have a US 2002 model Cooper S and it is still as much fun to drive as it was new! Slightly modified with a supercharger reduction pulley for more boost, air intake, ignition upgrades, and a Dinan exhaust. The car has held together well for 10 years, and still looks good! Find a good twisty road, and you will put BMW's and Audi's to shame....trust me it has been done on the track at Laguna Seca and also on public roads.

Nice pics....wish it was priced more realistically.
Thanks benz220, I am glad you liked it. Yes, I think price is steep but then I guess BMW wants to maintain its exclusivity and custom duties only add to the cost as this is a CBU.

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Lovely review Rishi. I guess I echo sentiments of Behram too in this case.
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Thanks Safari_Sid. I agree with you and Behram, someday...definitely
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