That tidy Brit James Dyson, seen selling his namesake vacuum cleaners on TV, writes a column on the design brilliance of the Mini. There are some interesting tidbits for the Mini novice about its history and why the design was so revolutionary for the time. I was floored by the real reason the speedometer was placed in the middle of the dash. Read the full story to find out.

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