Step 1: Spend $40,000 on a Mini
Step 2: Weep incessantly as a base Cooper S with $5k in wheels/tires/suspension/boost wipes the floor with you at autocross, as you realize you still spent $10k more than he did
Step 3: Realize that with $40k you could have had a used 911. Or NSX. Or Exige. Or literally anything else.
Step 4: Begin questioning every decision you ever made, ever, in life