We bought a 2010 Mini S that had 250 miles on it from the dealer. The original buyer of the car had experienced a loose radiator shroud bolt that the fan knocked into the radiator, warping the block and requiring a new crate engine. Mini gave him a new car. We looked it over and decide to take the car with the new motor. Leaving the dealer after putting 250 miles on the new engine, we were one exit away and the engine suffered a sudden and catastrophic failure. A hole the size of my fist was in the top side of the block. It seems a wrist pin just 'walked' out of the connecting rod and piston and at 6,000 rpm's the engine self destructed. After much thought, we opted to leave it and traded for a 2011 Clubman and so far it is a wonderful car. Here is the one with the now third motor.