Archive for August, 2009

The 50th Birthday of the MINI is today

Posted in General, MINI Videos with tags , , on August 26, 2009 by minibee62

It was on August 26, 1959 when the MINI was shown to the public for the first time.To celebrate, here is the MINI Birthday song:

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MINI 50th anniversary limited edition die-cast MINI from MINI United!

Posted in General, MINI Collectibles, Videos with tags , , , , on August 22, 2009 by minibee62

This limited die-cast Classic Mini was available at MINI United and my SSM friend J3kidford  was kind enough to bring one back for me. Thanks Janet!

MINIs Chase a Distant Thunder

Posted in General, MINI Events, Videos with tags , , , , , , on August 17, 2009 by minibee62

Here’s a video I put together of our drive home from Pensacola today.  We were chasing the outer bands of Tropical Storm Claudette then finally caught and drove through them.

A Gigapan interactive panorama from the opening at Pensacola MINI

Posted in General, MINI Events with tags , , , , on August 16, 2009 by minibee62

Members from Sunshine MINIs and other British motoring enthusiast clubs gathered on Saturday, August 15, 2009 to celebrate the opening of the new Sandy Sansing MINI dealership in Pensacola, Florida. The gathering of cars included modern MINIs, Classic MINIs, vintage MG’s, Jags and even a MINI ice cream truck. Click on the photo to go to the Gigapan and explore!