February 7, 2003
Mini Cooper voted “Best Car” by readers of “auto motor und sport”
Whitby, Ontario – A total of 160,000 readers of the German auto magazine, “auto motor und sport” have chosen the Mini Cooper as the “Best car” in the annual vote. This is the second year the Mini Cooper has received this award.
The Cooper took 47.5% of the vote – a larger percentage than last year. In the vote for the best imported car of its class, 66.5% of German readers believe that the Cooper is the best compact car produced abroad.
144,000 Mini Cooper and Cooper S models were sold worldwide in 2002. To date, over 2,200 Minis have been sold in Canada.