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Enough with the volcanic fat ******* turd orange and nanna grey.

Where are the classics? Please post your british racing green pics here.

I am waiting for my BRG with white roof, mirrors, wheels and stripes. Have gone with satellite grey seats and colour line. Cottonwood dash and anthracite roofliner. All other options ticked for HK, sunroof, big screen, hud, drive assistance, adaptive dampers, etc. Just over $50k in Australia which isn't bad value compared to competition. My second option was Audi S3 which is $80k. So big difference for the Mini that I think is a lot more engaging.

Have tried uploading pic of my spec but have had no luck.
 

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Enough with the volcanic fat ******* turd orange and nanna grey.

Where are the classics? Please post your british racing green pics here.

I am waiting for my BRG with white roof, mirrors, wheels and stripes. Have gone with satellite grey seats and colour line. Cottonwood dash and anthracite roofliner. All other options ticked for HK, sunroof, big screen, hud, drive assistance, adaptive dampers, etc. Just over $50k in Australia which isn't bad value compared to competition. My second option was Audi S3 which is $80k. So big difference for the Mini that I think is a lot more engaging.

Have tried uploading pic of my spec but have had no luck.

You're new here, right?
 

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Pity the "British Racing Green" colour available on the MiNI is not actually a classic colour. It is metallic and very different to a real BRG!

It is a very nice colour though, and the spec of your car sounds great.
 

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Cheek, hmmm brg, vo is the new classic!you just haven't realised it yet.
 

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Pity the "British Racing Green" colour available on the MiNI is not actually a classic colour. It is metallic and very different to a real BRG!

It is a very nice colour though, and the spec of your car sounds great.
Beat me to it Ken, I used to work in the Grampian Transport Museum, and I've polished a few BRGs in my time. :D And as for that rebel green, I was so looking forward to seeing a whole car when I clicked on the link yesterday, not just a swatch or whatever they call it.

We should maybe go easy on the OP, if he is an accountant he maybe doesn't have a lot of mates >:D
 

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Beware - there are a few of us around.... You may find yourself bored to death by a group of us - is it true a group of accountants is called a bore of accountants?

I've heard them all.....

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Could be worse, his username could be Solicitor:D And I've got a few of each in the family, but they'll be too busy to read this.
 

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btw I like the fact vo raises such opinions. It's a marmite colour for sure. I happen to be a huge marmite fan.
Of course the doomsayers could just be jealous.​

Vegemite for those in the USA?
 

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btw I like the fact vo raises such opinions. It's a marmite colour for sure. I happen to be a huge marmite fan.
Of course the doomsayers could just be jealous.​

Vegemite for those in the USA?
Vegemite is orange? I heard about that stuff when I visited Australia back in the 70's, but never tried it. What a goofy color for food. For a car, though, mmmmmmm Volcanic Orange..
 

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Not sure. it's a uk saying, more to do with the taste of marmite than the colour but I didn't think anyone outside the UK would understand the saying so used vegemite as an analogy. Wrongly perhaps
What I mean is vo is a love it or hate it colour nothing in between.
 

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Not sure. it's a uk saying, more to do with the taste of marmite than the colour but I didn't think anyone outside the UK would understand the saying so used vegemite as an analogy. Wrongly perhaps
What I mean is vo is a love it or hate it colour nothing in between.
 
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In the '70s Leyland used obscure names for some of the colors. There was an orange that was similar to VO (slightly browner) called "Bracken". The name comes from the color the bracken plant turns in the fall. It wasn't a popular color at the time in Canada but I think the color and the name are way cool now. It was also offered on MG models.

I used to hate jazz, now I am jazz crazy! Tastes change, don't get too entrenched.
 

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Is this the bracken colour?

The Allegro was a pretty rubbish British Leyland car. They had square steering wheels!
 

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No- that looks like yellow. Bracken was more like this...



That Austin Allegro looks like an Austin Marina but with square headlights. The Marina had round headlights and steering wheel. Uh- just to check, people in the UK do know that headlights and steering wheels don't HAVE to be the same shape, right?
 
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