I am considering a minimal/no option 6-speed equipped F56 JCW. From what I can tell, the car is pretty well equipped for most driving needs.
Has anyone else done this?
Has anyone else done this?
You got that right! The more basic the better for me....I don't do well with all the newfangled electronic gizmos! HK was worth it and I must plug the two tone cup spoke wheels! I love mine! And 18" wheels just look better to my eye. I do like the 17" black track spokes though, but not the silver ones (look too small).Less is more IMHO.
Yep agree. I'm in that same boat. I'm a sucker for all that tech.Sorry for breaking the trend but i love all gadgets and gizmos. If the inside of the car lights up like a 747 with a thousand switches, I love it. I really like the toggle switches on the roof in the car and in the centre dash, I thought that was a great touch, especially the pulsating on/off switch.
If I had more money to spend, I would buy the same car and option it up even more.
Having said all this, the bare JCW is still a great drive without all the bells and whistles.
This thread highlights the true wonderfulness of minis! You can make it yours easily enough if you are willing to wade through all the muck and get exactly what you want. Some of the things that are offered are somewhat difficult to find, but persevere and you will be rewarded. The driver side sun visor and the rear 12 volt socket are good examples. Enjoy the hunt and the build process, the waiting is tough, but it is worth it in the end. They are funtastic little monsters!
Me too, that's why I posted the information about the visor and the socket. I did search quite a bit before I ordered, but I was unaware of some of the deletions by mini. Poor consumer relations at the corporate level and they should have notified the dealerships of the changes and the JCW PRO information should have been there as well. It would have made them more money and I would have ordered the PRO exhaust with the car. As it was it cost the dealership money as I went to a BMW service dealer and saved several hundred dollars from the dealership quote to install it.That's true Dan, but unfortunately back when I was doing my due diligence this time last year on the new JCW, there was very little information out there on the "details" of the car, and my MA only had limited knowledge. MINI could definitely do a better job presenting the build specifics and options that are available on the MINIUSA website (or anywhere)!
I had no clue there were JCW Pro Optional equipment for example. Fortunately for me, I made few errors in my build as I was able to revise my build 2 or 3 times before my production number was issued (due to the delay in producing the manual transmission JCW's in 2015), which in the end was a good thing!