2014 Mini Cooper Hardtop

Jan 12th
Under BMW’s stewardship, the Mini Cooper has been a rambunctious ball of hanky-panky, all stiff ride, manic responses, and general churlishness. Alas, the blouses are being rebuttoned and the flies re-zipped, for—like a parent interrupting a teen groping session—BMW is tossing some cold water on its spry British hatchback.It starts with forcing the Mini onto BMW’s new, larger front-drive platform.…