The third generation hatchback Mini John Cooper Works emblem received and, with it, some improvements in numbers. Let us discover together.
MINI John Cooper Works and returned it 10% more force.
Mini JCW is the kind of car you can say about that, initially, that is sympathetic with its aesthetic boldness. And do not do anything wrong, but you miss important stuff like the fun that you can offer. After all, it was dressed up for nothing, right?
The third generation of hot hatch JCW’s got a L4 engine turbo 2.0-liter that delivers 231 horsepower – 10% more than the previous generation JCW.
Higher engine brings considerable extra torque (rated at 320 Newton meters), with 23% more than in the second generation.
And – just as important for the performance indices – another major change is the denial of about 100 pounds of total weight, now slightly more than 1,200 kilograms (“easy” = 5 pounds in this case).
The new Mini John Cooper Works reach hundred kilometers per hour, from a standstill in 6.1 seconds (when using the Steptronic automatic gearbox with six reports; do manual transmission in 6.3 seconds cent) and reaches a top speed of 246 km / h.
Ah, yes, said the average consumption dropped to 5.7 l / 100 km / h (automatic transaxle, with the manual is 6.7 l / 100 km), where someone who takes account of this .
Moreover, boldness is at home, and from that you can easily tell just by looking at the car. 17-inch wheels hide Brembo brakes, an electronic differential between the wheels is and extra pennies for something (do not be misled by the diminutive “pennies”, though) you can receive an adaptive suspension system.
All that remains is to wait and prices and think about what you want more from John Cooper Works (previous generation go from 34,000 €) and Audi S1. Even so, what would you choose?