NAC - Diesel MINI announced.
edwbirch at comcast.net
Mon May 20 00:04:45 EDT 2002
Donald Lamond wrote....
> There has been some talk on the list lately of the US getting some of
> the VW diesels....
Yep, us 'mericans already get the Golf TDI, Beetle TDI, Jetta sedan TDI and
Jetta wagon TDI.
>Has anyone expected a 1.4 Diesel Mini from BMW?
>it was confirmed today at BMW Groups Annual General Meeting that a diesel
MINI will be >available in 2003. Specification and technical details are
still to be announced, but BMW
> Chairman Professor Joachim Milberg, confirmed that a 1.4-litre diesel
> engine has been sourced from Toyota Motor Corporation.
I doubt the USA market will see the MINI Diesel 'cause 'merican motorists
Diesel's.......they make too much noise.
Also, gasoline is cheap in America. Like, who needs 50MPG Diesel fuel
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