SAN FRANCISCO – BMW AG expects to sell 20,000 Minis in the first year with 70 dealers, eventually, offering the tiny car. An icon throughout most of the world for fuel economy and affordable transportation, the Mini, previewed here, is pretty much unknown in the U.S. It goes on sales March 22 in 54 dealerships. The showrooms mostly are in big metropolitan areas on both coasts. Two models will be available. The Mini Cooper, with a base price of $16,850, and the Cooper S at $19,850. The ...
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