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What is R50, R52, R53, R55, R56, R57, R58, R59, R60, R61, F55, F56

When it comes to buying a Mini Cooper, people often come across R50, R52, R53, R55, R56, R57, R58, R59, R60, R61, F55, F56. What these codes actually means to a Mini Cooper? These codes actually indicate the model designations of a Mini car. Each code indicates a different body style. By looking at the code, people are able to know when the car was built and how it should look like. For those who are buying a new or used Mini Cooper, Mini Cooper S, Mini Cooper Clubman, Mini …

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BMW MINI Cooper vs. Classic Mini Cooper

Whenever I drive my classic Mini Cooper out, people will look at my car. No doubt it is an attractive car due to the iconic look and shining metallic paint. Sometimes, you will hear kids screaming “Look! That’s Mr. Bean’s car!” In fact, I am not Mr. Bean.

As a Mini lover, I own both the BMW MINI Cooper as well as a 1994 Mini Cooper. Many people do not know that the production of classic Mini Cooper actually last until 2000. People often think that the classic Mini was built …

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2014 MINI Cooper Countryman

These are the photos of a 2014 MINI Cooper Countryman. A reader of MalaysiaMiniLover from Thailand sent it to us on last week after she collected the car from Millennium Auto MINI located at Sukhumvit 63 (Soi Ekkamai), Bangkok. According to the owner, this is her first MINI and she is very excited about the car. She bought this car brand new and it was the last batch of MINI Countryman first generation (R60).
The MINI Countryman was launched in 2010 as the first subcompact crossover SUV by MINI. The R60 …

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Drive to Thailand: Phang Nga to Phuket

There are many piers on the way to Phuket from Phang Nga. These piers have boats to a few famous islands around such as James Bond island, Phi-Phi island and more. I continue my journey as my fuel level is getting low. I am really curious to know that how far a Mini Cooper can really go if it is filled up with 50 liters of RON 95 petrol.

Driving through Thepkasattri Bridge (beside Sarasin Bridge) Phuket. Sarasin Bridge is the first bridge built that linked Phuket island to the mainland …

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Drive to Thailand: Krabi to Phang Nga

The driving experience from Krabi to Phang Nga was the best compared to Dannok to Hatyai or Hatyai to Trang. The scenery is so beautiful and you see gorgeous moutains almost everywhere during the way to Phang Nga. There is an Elephant mountain because it looks exactly like an elephant standing there.

The famous Elephant moutain in Phang Nga

The Dairy Hut Farm in Phang Nga. It is a very special place before entering Phang Nga town.

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Drive to Thailand: Hatyai to Trang to Krabi

The “Drive to Thailand” journey continues from Hatyai to Trang. Trang is a very small town and I decided to drop by for delicious local food. I notice there is not much of petrol station in Thailand compared to Malaysia. Therefore, it is always recommended to fill up your fuel tank whenever you see a petrol station. In Thailand, there are a few different types of petrol. The RON 95 that is commonly used in Malaysia is considered as expensive petrol in Thailand and not every petrol station sell it. …