Daily Archives: December 14, 2010


Penguin Books sells autographed MINI Cooper

Penguin Books autographed MINI Cooper

Penguin Books has listed a 2010 MINI Cooper “SD” on AutoTrader.com.  The custom orange MINI is listed at $30,000 which also includes the top 75 books sold by Penguin Books over the last 75 years.  The listing from AutoTrader.com:

Are you or a friend or family member the ultimate literary fan? Then AutoTrader.com has posted for sale the ultimate gift for you or that special someone: a 2010 Mini Cooper SD with a dashboard signed by 18 Penguin authors, including Garrison Keillor of Lake Wobegon fame, Pulitzer Prize winning authors William Kennedy and Geraldine Brooks as well as New York Times bestselling authors Michael Pollan, Sue Monk Kidd, Jan Karon, Rosanne Cash and many more! The price reflects the unique nature of the vehicle, its excellent condition and an additional bonus: the car comes with the top 75 titles published by Penguin Books over the past 75 years, a collection of books worth about $1,200. Proceeds from the sale of the car will be donated to the New York Public Library. The vehicle comes with AM/FM/CD, MP3 player jack, air conditioning, automatic transmission, black cloth seats, orange and black exterior paint (freshly painted) and, of course, those 18 autographs in silver pen along the dashboard, doors and steering wheel. The car has about 15,750 miles on it and is currently located in New York City.


collectible of the day: MINI Takes the States 2010 tattoos

MINI Takes the States 2010 tattoos
Given away at during the rally was this sheet of MINI Takes the States 2010 tattoos.

IT’S A BIG COUNTRY. BE MINI.

Use these temporary tattoos to express yourself, whether you love the look of tire tread or have a thing for checkered flags.  It’s your skin, decorate it any darn way you please.  And if you see a fellow motorer with exquisite tattoo taste and placement, be sure to let him or her know.

See other MINI Takes the States 2010 collectibles.

See other tattoos.