Mini Coupe v Peugeot RCZ v Audi TT
Does the new baseball-capped coupe rekindle the Mini mojo? Sam Philip reports...
Posted: 08 Nov 2011
Then again, so is sharing a sauna with a family of tetchy scorpions. Stiffly sprung and prone to turbulent torque steer, its active spoiler bobbing cheerily up and down behind the rear screen, you wrestle this thing along a B-road rather than drive it.
The Mini is so responsive to mid-corner bumps that you’re forced to manically wind the steering on and off as you tackle a bend at speed, feeling for grip, scrabbling wildly to keep the nose aiming the right way.