When Mini made its return to the U.S. market back in 2001, the tiny cars were cute racing go-karts in the eyes of the American buyer — if they were remembered at all. The teensy cars with cartoonish colors and Union Jacks stood out in a world of big beige sedans. Nowadays the market has a lot of really good hot hatchbacks that run the gamut of cost, but the 2015 Mini John Cooper Works Hardtop comes in at the top of the range. The question is whether it’s worth all that sterling.
Read more of my review of the 2015 John Cooper Works Mini Cooper over at Yahoo! Autos.