MINI Cooper S launching in India next month – Report

Posted on: Feb 13, 2015 - 8:42pm IST

To be pricier than the Cooper D.

According to a report by Zigwheels, the petrol powered MINI Cooper S will be launched in India by the end of March.

2014 MINI Cooper S front quarter
The MINI Cooper S is powered by a 2-litre petrol engine that makes 189 hp and 279 Nm of torque.

The report continues that the vehicle will be available in a 3-door version only. Internationally, the Cooper S draws power from a 2-litre engine that makes 189 hp and 279 Nm of torque. In India, it will come mated to a 6-speed automatic transmission.

Launched last year as a CBU import, the new MINI is available in both 3-door and 5-door versions. While the diesel powered car went on sale right at the time of launch, the petrol Cooper S was expected in the first quarter of 2015.

2014 MINI Cooper S rear quarter
The MINI Cooper S will only be available in the 3-door hatchback form, says report.

Also read: MINI John Cooper Works showcased at 2015 NAIAS

Prices for the MINI Cooper D start at INR 32.65 lakhs, while the Cooper S will be pricier than the Cooper D by less than 10 per cent, the publication was told by a company official.

Mini Cooper S – Image Gallery

[Source – Zigwheels]

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