“Fresh and hot” MINI JCW goes to Europe

“Fresh and hot” MINI JCW goes to Europe


MINI launches renewed John Cooper Works in Europe. The manufacturer has released a full gallery of images of both the hardtop and convertible.

The new MINI JCW has the same design updates as the rest of the lineup. At the same time, the novelty has large side air intakes and stripes on the bumper are painted in body color.

The rear has also received a redesigned diffuser. Updated JCW models come with 17-inch alloy wheels as standard, while 18-inch wheels are available for a surcharge.

Under the hood of the new MINI JCW is a 2.0-liter turbocharged 4-cylinder engine with 228 hp. and 320 Nm in combination with a standard 6MKPP or 8AKPP. The manual hardtop model can accelerate from 0 to 100 km / h in 6.3 seconds, while the automatic model cuts that time to 6.1 seconds.

The John Cooper Works Convertible features an electric convertible top that can operate at speeds up to 30 km / h. This allows the sound to be heard clearly from the two 85mm stainless steel tailpipes. The JCW Convertible is also available with the new exclusive Zesty Yellow exterior paint.

Both body styles feature sports suspension and powerful Brembo brakes with 4-piston calipers up front. Customers can also opt for an adaptive suspension with electronically controlled dampers, offering both better ride quality and increased precision on twisty terrain.

The updated central instrument panel comes standard with an 8.8-inch touchscreen with a new operating system. There are also more comfortable JCW sports seats with integrated headrests, as well as a Nappa leather sports steering wheel with new multifunction buttons and gray contrast stitching. Finally, additional finishing.

John Cooper Works offers an alternative to the standard specification, adding exterior and interior details in a high-gloss black piano, Dinamica leather upholstery in Carbon Black, as well as the aforementioned adaptive suspension and 18-inch alloy wheels.

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