Monday, January 30, 2012

Mini Cooper: Driving is Just Cute

At EDSA, on my way SMX Convention center to attend the iPanema fashion show last year, I saw this blue car which caught a lot of commuter's attention. I don't know a lot of things about wheels, so I ask hubby about its model and I was told that it's the iconic mini cooper. I believe this one is vintage, but the owner might have customized it already.




Last night while on the way home, I spotted this vintage mini cooper again parked outside a store near our place. I saw him a couple of times before, however I was not lucky to have my camera with me.





In Philippines showbiz, actress Angelica Panganiban is famous with the mini cooper that was given to her by model/ actor boyfriend Derek Ramsey as an anniversary gift back in 2009. It was a yellow mini cooper car which Angelica named as "Baby James". That time, her mini probably costed over a million already. Oh well, what a very lucky pretty girl.

Now back to me, I still do not know how to drive and I don't think I would want to drive ever. If am only as brave as those drivers who run through EDSA, racing with buses, taxis and jeepneys. If only I have the guts, then I guess I will drive not just mini cars, I will also push myself in driving bigger cars like this Hyundai Tucson which I saw at Kotsebook.com. Cars are just too cute sometimes, right?

10 comments:

  1. It's my dream car! But hubby discouraged me to buy small/mini car like MiniCooper because it's not safe in the road. And he also said that a balikbayan box won't fit in small cars, hehehe!

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  2. have you seen angelica's? lucky nga! :)

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  3. I wanna drive a white tucson. I don't know why but my daughter likes that car so much that it's now my "crush" too. Only, I still don't know how to drive. :)

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  4. @Cotton: Yeah, I know! :)

    @Bechay: Hubby said the same thing. They are a little scary to use in a congested place like Manila. But I guess it's okay if you live in the province. Not a lot of cars in the streets.

    @Missus: Yep. I saw it in photos that her fans posted in a certain forum.

    @Nuna: Maganda nga ang white at crush ko din, kaso ang asawa ko kasi black ang binili nya. Hihi.

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  5. too cute! but not my type of car...hhehee...takot ako sa mga ganitong car lalo na dito sa min ang speed limit is 65-75mph...baka lilipad bigla...lol!

    magkano ba ang MC jan sis? dito kasi $35k yung latest model...$25k pababa naman yung 2011-2008 na model.

    I like the color though.

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  6. I love Minis! I'm planning to buy one this year (it's cheap here). :)

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  7. I love vintage cars especially the small ones like the mini cooper, Toyota Starlet, and VW beetle. Wish I could own one someday. =)

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  8. Such a cutie car. Though I do prefer to drive big SUV's myself =)

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