MINI has officially unveiled the third generation of the new MINI John Cooper Works. The latest British model will be revealed at the Detroit Auto Show and it comes with a special exterior and a power train with more power.
On the outside of the MINI John Cooper Works we see new spoilers, a modified radiator grille, a sport exhaust system and new tailpipes.
Under the hood of the MINI John Cooper Works is a 2.0 liter TwinPower Turbo unit rated at 231 horsepower and 320 Nm peak of torque. The engine can be matted to a six-speed manual gearbox or to a six speed automatic transmission.
As a result, the run from 0 to 100 km/h (62 mph) is done in 6.3 seconds with the manual or 6.1 seconds with the automatic. More than that, the run from 80 (50 mph) to 120 km/h (74 mph) is done in 5.6 seconds, while the fuel consumption is announced at 5.7 liters per 100 kilometers (42 mpg).
In addition, the new MINI John Cooper Works features Brembo discs, an electromechanical power steering, DSC (Dynamic Stability Control) with DTC (Dynamic Traction Control) and EDLC (Electronic Differential Lock Control) with DDC (Dynamic Damper Control), available as an option.