MINI John Cooper Works is the most powerful variant of the MINI hatch and name comes from a company founded in the year 2000 by Michael Cooper, the son of John Cooper. John Cooper Works was fully acquired by BMW Group in 2008. With this third generation of MINI hatch made under BMW Group ownership John Cooper Works variant gets the biggest engine in MINI’s history, a 2.0-litre petrol engine. The car featured here has a 6-speed automatic transmission wich makes the car faster than the 6-speed manual variant.
Model: MINI John Cooper Works
Body type: hatchback, 4 seats
Price without VAT: 35,891 Euros
Engine: 2-litre (1,998 cc) in-line four-cylinder turbocharged engine. The maximum output is 170 kW / 231 PS/hp between 5,200-6,000 rpm and peak torque is 320 Nm (approx. 236 ft-lbs) available between 1,250-4,800 rpm.
Transmission: 6-speed automatic and Front Wheel Drive
Tyres: Dunlop SP Winter Sport 3D 185/50 R17 86H DSST
Acceleration 0-100 km/h (0-62 mph): 6.1 seconds
Top speed: 246 km/h
Declared average fuel consumption: 5.7 liters of gasoline per 100 km
Emissions: EU6, 133 g CO2/km
Fuel tank (l): 44
Dimensions (mm): L 3,874 / w 1,727 / h 1,414
Luggage compartment capacity (l): 211
Wheelbase (mm): 2,495
Weight (DIN/EU): 1,220 kg/1,295 kg
Front suspension: Single-joint McPherson spring strut axle with aluminium swiwel bearing and anti-dive control, coil springs, sway bar, vented disc brakes.
Rear suspension: Multi-link axle with weight-optimised trailing arms, coil springs, sway bar, solid disc brakes.
Main standard equipment
Airbags for driver and front passenger, side airbags for driver and front passenger, curtain airbags for front and rear seats, DSC, including ABS and DTC (Dynamic Traction Control), Start/Stop.
Main optional equipment (price in euro, without VAT)
Rebel Green Metallic Paint (722); Sport Automatic Transmission (1,570); John Cooper Works stripes (94); Dynamic Damper Control (424); Anthracite chrome interior line (127); anti-dazzle mirrors (382); heated front seats (246); Piano Black decors (85); front and rear parking sensors (670); LED adaptive headlights (169); Hi-Fi speakers Harman Kardon (670); Wired pack (1,655) consisting front central armrest, professional navigation system; Bluetooth, USB, MINI Connected; Chili pack (2,081) consisting velour mats; rain sensor; light sensor; dual-zone automatic climate control, ambient lights.
+ very good engine performance
+ excellent suspension
+ very nice exhaust sound
+ fun to drive
+ very precise and excellent weighted steering
+ extremely good dynamics
+ good soundproofing
+ high-quality interior look and feel
– small luggage compartment
Driven by Adrian M. for 265 km, 9.4 l/100 km average fuel consumption, 12,033 km total mileage of the car.
Filmed at AFI Palace Cotroceni