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Mini Takes The States: Brits re-invade Washington on 200th anniversary of War of 1812

by Scott Burgess (RSS feed) on Jul 5th, 2012 at 4:30PM

Only a German-owned British brand could storm Washington D.C. on the Fourth of July and be greeted with waves, grins and the occasional thumbs up. Minis just make people smile. More than 300 Mini models of all shapes, sizes and years began the first leg of the 11-day Mini Takes the States 2012 campaign on America's birthday, stopping in Philadelphia and then going on to take in the fireworks in the nation's capital. This is the fourth run of the cross-country trek of Minis, this time celebrating Mini's 10th anniversary since returning to America. (Note: 2012 is also the 200th anniversary... Read More

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