The top sports car in the luxury segment of compact cars presents itself in a top form more than ever with its purist nature, expanded standard equipment, modern operating system, and attractive equipment packages.
Long straight wake up her ability to pursue and show her unparalleled talent in close turns.
Each kilometre, not only on the track but on the way, becomes an experience at John Cooper works (fuel consumption: NEDC 6.3 l/100 km; CO2 emissions combined: NEDC 143 g/km) With the latest models update, the fascination exuded by the top sports car in the premium small car segment grew again.
The MINI John Cooper Works is in top shape more than ever with fresh design accents and expanded standard equipment.
A new operating system and attractive gear packages also provide optimized driving options.
This expressive vision reflects the MINI John Cooper Works’ impressive temperament.
Its power source is the MINI TwinPower Turbo four-cylinder motor developed by John Cooper Works with the racing expertise, which delivers a maximum output of 170 kW and the maximum torque of 320 Nm with a 2.0-litre drive.
Only 6.1 seconds with the standard 8-speed Steptronic Sport transmission gets to a mark of 100 km/ after the starter signal reaches a standstill.
The powerful sound generated by a sports exhaust system accompanies fast-track maneuvers with two 85-millimetre stainless-steel tailpipes.
Produced in collaboration with the specialist manufacturer Brembo, it includes sports brake as standard equipment.
Behind the regular 17-inch John Cooper Works light-alloy wheels, four-piston fixed caliper brakes with ventilated discs and red brake callipers bearing the John Cooper Works logo provide efficient deceleration and eye-catching color accents.
Optional 18-inch alloy wheels, including the new John Cooper Works Circuit Spoke 2-tone style, are also available.
The MINI John Cooper Works’ model-specific sporty suspension contributes to the agile handling, which thrills not only in short right-left combinations on the race track but also in winding city traffic.
With its frequency-selective damper technology, a new version of the Adaptive Suspension is now available as an option, ensuring an optimized balance between sportiness and ride comfort.
When driving over slight bumps, an additional valve smooths out pressure peaks inside the damper, resulting in a more pleasant driving experience.
Within 50 to 100 milliseconds, it makes the required change.
In the MINI Cooper, during sporty driving, the driver must preserve direct communication with the road.
John Cooper Works Trim includes Adaptive Suspension, among other items, high-gloss exterior and interior surfaces, Carbon Black Dinamica/Leather upholstery for the brand sports seats, and an especially high-quality exterior paint finish.
Chili Red, Rebel Green, which is exclusive to the MINI John Cooper Works, and Rooftop Grey metallic are available.
The compiled equipment packages can fulfil individual wishes in the fields of comfort, connectivity, and driver assistance.
New options include steering wheel heating, the driving aid warning, and the Active Cruise Control stop&go function.
The standard equipment for MINI John Cooper Works was added to the Park Distance Control (PDC) with sensors on the back of the vehicle.
The MINI John Cooper Works now also features a redesigned centrally designed tool with an 8.8-inch black panel design touch display standard, alongside a new operating system that makes selecting and monitoring vehicles, audio, navigation, communications, and applications even more intuitive with a modern graphic display.
Live widgets can be selected for the first time via a swiping motion in the touchscreen for this purpose.
New: displays can now be displayed in two different colour worlds on the centre and the optionally available multifunctional display on the steering column.
The display surfaces are displayed in relaxing blue and turquoise shades in lounge fashion.
Switching to “Sport” mode makes the red and anthracite screen backgrounds glow. On request, the display’s color worlds can be combined with the standard MINI driving modes in the John Cooper works of MINI.
This means the display colour will change with the accelerator pedal and steering characteristics and optionally the damper and gearshift characteristics when the SPORT mode is activated.