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collectible of the day: The Idiosyncrasies of Your New MINI (2007)

The Idiosyncrasies of Your New MINI (2007)

The third version of this quirky owner’s brochure, created in 2007 for the second-generation MINI, was again called  THE IDIOSYNCRASIES OF YOUR NEW MINI.  This version did not have the paper sleeve, but was a larger, single-fold sheet.

The 2007 version covers:

  • GET READY TO START YOUR ENGINE.
  • THERE’S NO SUCH THING AS “TOO YOU”.
  • VOLUME CONTROL.
  • THE OTHER KNOB.
  • ICY WARNING.
  • TACHOMETER CONTROL.
  • TAKING YOUR TURN.
  • SEAT HEIGHT ADJUSTMENT.
  • YOUR SEAT HAS A MEMORY.
  • GETTING OUT.

Download the THE IDIOSYNCRASIES OF YOUR NEW MINI.

See also TOP 10 IDIOSYNCRASIES OF YOUR NEW MINI (2002), THE IDIOSYNCRASIES OF YOUR NEW MINI (2005), and THE IDIOSYNCRASIES OF YOUR NEW MINI (2009).


collectible of the day: The Idiosyncrasies of Your New MINI (2005)

The Idiosyncrasies of Your New MINI (2005)In January we featured the original Top 10 Idiosyncrasies of Your New MINI brochure.
The second version, created in 2005 for the refreshed first-generation MINI, was called THE IDIOSYNCRASIES OF YOUR NEW MINI.  This version did not have the paper sleeve, but was a larger, single-fold sheet.

The 2005 version covers:

  • YOUR SEAT HAS A MEMORY.
  • FLAT TIRE MONITOR BUTTON.
  • SEAT HEIGHT ADJUSTMENT.
  • WHERE’S THE CLOCK?
  • BONNET RELEASE.
  • WHAT’S THE LITTLE “BUTTON” ON THE TOP OF THE DASH?
  • DASHBOARD DIMMER SWITCH.
  • POWER STEERING.
  • ICY WARNING.
  • GETTING OUT.

Download the THE IDIOSYNCRASIES OF YOUR NEW MINI.


collectible of the day: Top 10 Idiosyncrasies of Your New MINI

Top 10 Idiosyncrasies of Your New MINISince the launch of the MINI in 2002, MINI USA has celebrated MINI’s quirkiness as a positive feature.  From the beginning, all new MINIs have been delivered with a small brochure pointing out the unusual features of the car beyond what’s given in the standard owner’s manual.  The original was the TOP 10 IDIOSYNCRASIES OF YOUR NEW MINI, a fold-out brochure in a paper sleeve.

It covered:

  1. THUMBS UP
  2. POWER STEERING
  3. DASHBOARD DIMMER SWITCH
  4. WHAT’S THE LITTLE “BUTTON” ON THE TOP OF THE DASH?
  5. WINDOWS
  6. FLAT TIRE MONITOR BUTTON
  7. BONNET RELEASE
  8. BOOT AND BONNET
  9. HEIGHT ADJUSTMENT
  10. SEATBACK ADJUSTMENT

Download the TOP 10 IDIOSYNCRASIES OF YOUR NEW MINI.