Archive for July, 2009

Jenna Fullenkamp

Out and About

by on July 27th, 2009 at 1:16pm in News

Cincinnati MINI will start a fun new project with MY64 and Great Lifestyles. Great Lifestyles airs beginning October 3rd on Sunday Mornings at 11am. We will be traveling Cincinnati in the signature MINI on Saturdays beginning in August to help film “get out and go” segments on the surrounding cities! We will keep you updated where we will be in and when and maybe you can stop by!

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Jenna Fullenkamp

check it out!

by on July 24th, 2009 at 4:04pm in News

http://editorial.autos.msn.com/listarticle.aspx?cp-documentid=1075373&topart=sports

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Nichole Rhenisch

And the winner is…

by on July 21st, 2009 at 7:01am in News

Robb Clifford won Cincinnati MINIs “I love my MINI” on line contest.  We had several great pictures and stories but Robb’s point about the MINI Community hit the nail on the head.  Thanks to everyone who entered and for sharing a little bit about yourself and your MINI.  Keep your eyes out because Cincinnati MINI WILL be doing contests like this in the future, and you too could be the winner of a prize valued at $50, just like Robb.  Check out Robb’s Picture and story below!

What I love most is the community of MINI Drivers. The way we can have a great conversation about anything under the sun and then go for a great motoring trip afterwards, even if you JUST met the person 5 mins before! I love the strange looks you get while driving, whether they are excited looks (often accompanied by a thumbsup), confused looks or just plain bewilderment (when they pass our driveway with 2 MINIs in the driveway)! Motor-On!

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Jenna Fullenkamp

Share your MINI Love

by on July 16th, 2009 at 10:52am in News

So you love your MINI and you want to stand on a building and scream it from the top of your lungs. We get that.

Cincinnati MINI is teaming up with Xipto and Cincinnati Bell so you truly can tell the world how much you love your MINI, or at least everyone that calls your cell phone. Download free ring back tones from Cincinnati MINI and other local hotspots and get paid to endorse the things you love!

Visit https://xipto.com for more information on the campaign or hop straight to http://www.xipto.com/mini to start sharing your love for MINI.

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Nichole Rhenisch

I love my MINI!

by on July 13th, 2009 at 6:45am in News

Ok we all know how much people love their MINIs, and if you don’t have a MINI we know that you are just as crazy about driving and having a good time as we are – so we have a challenge for you.  Take a picture, make a video or write a story about why you love your car, what you like to do best in your car or what you favorite thing is about your car.  Post it either here on our blog or on Facebook, http://www.facebook.com/pages/Cincinnati-OH/Cincinnati-MINI/64178955815, or on our Twitter, http://twitter.com/CincinnatiMINI.  Make sure they are up there by noon on July 17, 2009 and the winner will be featured on our website and will receive a prize valued at $50! So hurry up and let’s get going – we can’t wait to see and read everything amazing!

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Nichole Rhenisch

2009 MINI vs. BMW Road Rally

by on July 10th, 2009 at 2:18pm in News

Alright Lady and Gents – it is that time again.  The 3rd MINI Cooper vs. BMW Road Rally is right around the corner.  And I think that the MINIs are going to take the win again this year! So join me on Saturday September 19, 2009 (Rain or Shine). Here’s all the information and fine print

Who: Sponsored by The BMW Store – open to all street legal MINI Coopers and BMW Cars.  Only 25 MINI and 25 BMW permitted to compete

Entry Fee: $30 per vehicle pre-registered and $40 day of rally

When: Saturday September 19, 2009 (but you already know that)

Where: Rally begins and ends at The BMW Store (same location as Cincinnati MINI) 6131 Stewart Road, Cincinnati, Ohio 45227

Time: Registration begins at 10:00am, go over rules at 10:45am and Rally begins at 11:00am sharp

Course: Approximate 75 miles and should take between 4-5 hours to complete with three pit stops.

What to bring: Bottled water, snacks, soft drinks and a full tank of gas

***You must be at least 18 years of age, possess a valid driver’s license and bring proof of automobile insurance in order to compete in the rally. NO pets, alcohol and hotrodding.

IMPORTANT!!!!! Top 3 scoring teams will receive prizes – what other reason do you need to sign up!!!!!

To register go to http://scenicroadrallies.com/

Let’s Motor!

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Jenna Fullenkamp

Yep – that’s right. Ann M. Job, for The Associated Press, says that the MINI is efficiently packaged. The Convertible “includes a little of this and a little of that, so drivers have ways to get the most from this little car”.  To see the whole story visit the KY Post’s edition here

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Matt Cattran

Help me choose!

by on July 6th, 2009 at 4:20pm in News

All right all you crazy MINI people out there, I’m going to turn the table on you. I am the new manager of the Cincinnati MINI sales department, but I want you to sell me on what MINI I should buy. With the crazy low payments on MINI Select and the 1.9%  on all models, I have decided to pull the trigger and buy a new MINI. So put on your plaid suits, slick back your hair and “persuade” me on what the perfect MINI would be.

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