When the new MINI was announced, we knew it was only a matter of time before the brand drew attention towards the updated 2.0-litre TwinPower Turbo four-cylinder engine, retro-look cabin, and a whole new brand of MINI 'hallmark' exterior design. And, of course, that typical 'go-kart feeling'.
But just how strong a claim is this? Just how close can the MINI's drivability be to that of a real life go-kart? With the help of the Dubai Kartdrome, we thought we'd find out firsthand by pitting a Sodi go-art against the brand new MINI Cooper S in a one-lap shootout on-track.
Who will come out on top? Find out in our full length feature, coming soon to crankandpiston.com