Ah, the good old days — when the Mini Cooper lacked a radio but made up for it with sliding windows and the ever-present ashtray of the 1960s. Times were simple, and so was the initial Mini model, launched in 1959. (Which also included a storage compartment allegedly sized to fit a bottle of Gordon's Gin.)
The Mini Cooper has come a long way since its creation, and we don’t mean its participation in a world record that crammed 28 people inside. (Although that's a pretty amazing feat.) The Mini Cooper is still a classic model but has gradually evolved to keep up with modern times. It's known for being a very reliable car — as long as you take care of it.
So, how do you keep your Mini Cooper in great condition, and when is it time for professional Mini maintenance in Calgary?
Here are five tips for every Mini Cooper owner to keep in mind: