a miniac will usually name their car, dress to match their car, belong to at least one mini enthusiast club, will hit the road for no other reason than to take pictures of their car.
especially the owners/drivers that do the following which includes, but by far is not limited to:
naming their 'baby'
finding a longer route to work
talk incessantly about how great their car is
flash driving lamps and waving at fellow mini cooper drivers
dressing to match their 'baby'