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Stateside With Rosalea Extra: Mini Cooper's CV

Pics and Specs of Mini Cooper at BMW computer science student recruitment drive at UC Berkeley last month. The specs are taken from the 'resume' in the car's window, so are US-speak and dollars.


Aren’t you gorgeous?


Mmm hmm, wouldn’t say no


Such a dignified profile

RESUME

MINI Cooper
Available March 2002
Approximately $18,000 (reasonably equipped)

OBJECTIVE:
To spend more time driving on the parkway than parked on the driveway.

QUALIFICATIONS:
Length 142.8 in.
Width: 66.5 in.
Height: 55.6 in.
Weight: 2314 lbs
Fuel Capacity: 13.2 gal.
Wheelbase: 97.1 in.
Turning Circle: 35 ft.
Engine: 1.6L 16-Valve OHC 4-cylinder
Power to Weight Ratio: 1hp:20lbs
Horsepower: 115
Torque: 110 lb-ft.
Cargo: 23.7 cu ft. (seats down)

EXPERIENCE:
Assembled in Oxford England by the hands of a meticulous man from Liverpool.
Made inaugural appearance at the Detroit Auto Show. Saw a free-for-all by members of the press.
Took a tour south of the border, stopping in Mexico City for a Dealer Preview Event.
Honed air-conditioning skills.
Went to Los Angeles by boat to serve as the MINI West Coast Representative.

SKILLS:
Speed-sensitive wipers. Drive-by-Wire throttle. 12 possible colors, flat tire monitor, HVAC particle/pollen filter, six speaker stereo CD system with speed compensated volume feature and six standard air bags (technology borrowed from the military's Black Hawk helicopter).

OPTIONAL SKILLS:
Dynamic Stability Control, Park Distance Control System, Xenon headlamps with auto leveling and power wash, and Navigation System.

INTERESTS:
Dancing through traffic, flying over the GW Bridge, resting at scenic overlooks.

REFERENCES:
Available upon request at MINIUSA.COM

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