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Mini dazzles with 2,000 extra lights

FRIDAY FUNNY: Car delivers festive fun and cheer to help good causes. PLUS – video
Posted on 24 December, 2021
Mini dazzles with 2,000 extra lights

Mini has got behind a motorist’s wacky fundraising efforts by helping them transform one of its cars with a dazzling 2,000 LED lights before taking it on a tour of the UK.

Nicholas Martin has had fun putting festive lights on his car and driving it around his hometown of Bracknell, Berkshire, for a number of years.

He turned his colourful antics into a fundraiser in 2020 and collected £5,000 for charities.

Martin expanded his venture this year and smothered a Mini Electric, provided by the marque, with thousands of lights that entertained and stunned onlookers with its array of customisable animations.

He took the ultra-bright “Festive Mini” on a five-week tour of the UK in the lead-up to Christmas and was raising money for the MS Trust, Duchenne UK and Alzheimer's Society

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