2015 Mini John Cooper Works – GIIAS 2015 Live
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Develops 231 hp of power and 320 Nm of torque.
The 2015 Mini John Cooper Works has made its Indonesian premiere at the 2015 Gaikindo Indonesia International Motor Show (GIIAS 2015). The Mini JCW is a performance-oriented variant of the regular 3-door Mini Cooper.
Compared to the standard Mini Cooper, the Mini JCW features a new front bumper with large air inlets, a special JCW spoiler and 17-inch 5-spoke alloy wheels. It also gets an uprated suspension system for better handling, tuned exhaust system, and exclusive Brembo brakes.
Based on BMW’s UKL platform, it is powered by a 2.0-liter four-cylinder twin turbo engine which develops 231 hp of power and 320 Nm of torque. The engine is paired to a 6-speed manual or automatic gearbox. Apparently, this is the most powerful engine ever fitted in a series production Mini product.
It is capable of accelerating from 0-100 km/h in 6.3 seconds with the manual gearbox and 6.1 seconds with the automatic.
The car is priced at IDR 829 million (INR 39.09 lakhs).