Road tripping in a Mini JCW Hatch: Lisbon to London in 24 hours

Sometimes you really, really need to be over 1,000 miles away from where you are. Sometimes you have a Mini John Cooper Works and 24 hours to play with. Sometimes...things get strange.

In a break from our usual programming, Nick and I went on something of a road trip in the old Mini JCW hatchback. It's a truly great car -- fun, fast and good looking -- but is it suitable for a 1,000 mile drive in less than 24 hours? We found out.

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