We talk about MINI Coopers, answer your questions about MINI Coopers and the occasional nerd topic like iPhones or Star Wars.
Since Todd Already Bought One
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After a 2 week delay that was 100% my fault, I am proud to deliver the latest episode of White Roof Radio. Getting started with news and MINIUSA on again off again manual transmission status is finally updated, for reals, to no longer offering a manual transmission on any of the models. Of course, details on getting one can be found at MotoringFile
Gabe also just wrapped up his stint with the worse named MINI in the history of MINI; The Untamed Edition. The short version you hear, for the full review, including video, can also be found at MF. By the way, Untamed is worse than Untold, don't listen to two weeks ago db, he was wrong.
Moving on, we all agree that the R53 is the G.O.A.T. Chad does school us on some gotchas that can come along with owning an old MINI. Gabe is looking really hard at getting an R53, but that could change. What do you think he should get?
Special thanks to the extra technical info provided by Chad! Are you looking for the sunroof drain fix? Detroit Tuned has your covered!
From the archives, when we talked to Randy Webb during Woofcast 9 when Todd learned what adiabatic expansion was. By following that link, you will find that episode 9 has been restored! And, as mentioned, you really can't beat watching James May reassemble anything, especially a Honda Monkey.
MINI is Going Electric
Starting off reminding you that MotoringFile.com is the only source for MINI Cooper news. If you disagree, or prefer to get MINI news elsewhere, please, let us know. Also, we have all pretty much stopped using X/Twitter and can find us on Threads (and, in my case, Mastodon too!). Before getting into it, this is your reminder that there was a brand new episode of Black Roof available, 100% free of charge!
Ok, with that out of the way, click over to MotoringFile and start scrolling. I recommend that you start with Gabe's hands-on review of the MINI Cooper Electric, then, check out his take on the Electric Countryman. From there, go where you like to get ALL of the information about these two MINIs. There is a ton, photos, specs, everything to make your MINI nerd heart happy!
And, we promise the next show will be for us OG MINI people to talk about the R cars and cool stuff being done by our man Chad at Detroit Tuned and MINIs on the Mac (Spoiler: they did not break the record). It will be hoot!
The new MINI Interior
We were able to check everything out earlier in the week and it's been difficult not sharing this sooner! While you listen, go ahead and open up to view the pictures and see what we are talking about. It's very cool! We teased this during . Remember, this is always a free download. While you are there, if you want to help keep WRR listener supported, you can do that too! Thank you for your support! Don't forget to get your favorite graphics and badges over at MotoringStripes.com, including the ! #alwaysBeAlly For those of you playing the home game, there are a few updates under the White Roof! First, is back, baby! Fireball Tim and I talking about movie cars, diecast, movies and TV. It's so fun and we hope you'll give us a listen! Also, is making it's triumphant return with updates from our boy Brian, and myself, talking about riding bikes, like we like to do.
Feels Like Getting out of an F150
Todd, Chad and db catching you up on all things MINI, directly from MotoringFile. We also had a great Black Roof Radio session prior to this show, and you can download it for free . Free as in beer, not free as in a zilliondy popup ads. Lots of news, lots of updates! and this will probably be edited again in the next few days.
They Should Have Called it Winston
Big show for you this week! Lots about electric MINIs, but first, let's begin by providing our thoughts about , and we might not have had anything nice to say about it. It's almost time to remind you about the awesome that was . Then we get right into the electric MINI stuff, starting with Gabe's latest . For those of you that are looking for our pre-show, you can find that, 100% free of charge, at . While you are there, if you would like to support the show, awesome! If not, that is totally ok too! Other links from this episode:
The Electric MINI is Dead. Long live the Electric MINI
We woke up and realized that it's been quite a while since we last made a show. So, let's get right to it since I'm also terribly late getting this one posted! Kicking things off, a quick reminder is that there is a new episode of available to download. Once we get started, the title of the show pretty much describes what we were seeing at Motoringfile when we recorded. Needless to say, we are talking a lot about electric MINIs this episode. And nerd website stuff. And, Go Motoring (#IYKYK). This is to serve as your reminder that is your best source for MINI news. Gabe is the only one out there, really, that has the inside track. Trust me. Add in the MINI boobs and some chatGPT and we have ourselves a show! Finally, don't forget the OG sponsors of White Roof Radio and Motoringfile: , , and .
As a mini lover and a mini owner, I was SO excited to find this podcast!! I’ve had 3 minis in my lifetime and have loved every one of them.
My good friend just purchased her first mini. It’s been her dream car since high-school. She’s 50, works as a registered nurse, has raised 4 kids and is just an incredible human. She loved mine so much that she started looking, got a 2024 convertible and has not had one regret.
Whenever I get into my mini especially with the top down, nothing else matters and it’s my happy place.
Speaking My Language
This may be my favorite podcast. As a soon-to-be JCW owner, it’s great to find this show. Going to work my way through the shows on here, and hoping they continue!
Best Time Always
Wish these guys would come back!