Picked up a broacher and price listing for the new MINI form my local BMW dealer today. Got home and started looking through the broacher at the Cooper S and it is a very nice motor and saw that it was only 14.5K not bad I thought until I noticed the options list for it. BLOODY HELL!!!!! This thing would cost a f**king fortune to get up to the spec of a MK2 172. It’s a nice motor but its way way over priced. One good thing if you do have that sort of money is the guy in the dealer said because there are so many options he has never sold two Cooper S’s the same. But you have got to be looking near 18 grand for one with the spec of a 172.