When does turbo get involved for Countryman S? - MINI Cooper Forum
Go Back   MINI Cooper Forum > Model Specific MINI Forums > MINI Countryman


MINI Countryman MINI Countryman 2010 - Present

Mini2.com is the premier Mini Cooper Forum on the internet. Registered Users do not see the above ads.
Reply
Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Soot around turbo and tractor noise during left-hand cornering sebster MINI Cooper Diesel 14 Aug 19th, 2013 08:58 AM
Dead Turbo needs replacing in 1.6 dooper Porn_Star19 General Discussion 0 Jan 24th, 2013 11:37 AM
2007 R56 MCS Turbo blowing/damaged Sharkn3t Second Generation MINI Cooper S 6 Jan 23rd, 2013 11:02 AM
DIY: Changing the orange turbo seal MiniDeLux MINI Cooper Diesel 0 Nov 29th, 2012 09:00 PM
Loose turbo inlet pipe; beware Jonnyfive Second Generation Faults & Fixes 1 Aug 8th, 2012 03:06 AM

 
LinkBack Thread Tools Rate Thread
  #1 (permalink)  
Old Jan 18th, 2014, 10:11 AM
MINI2 Newbie
Offline
 
Join Date: Apr 2012
Location: Seattle
Posts: 18
Local Time: 05:44 PM
United States Male
United-States When does turbo get involved for Countryman S?

As far as I know, turbo only get involved when rpm is higher than some certain number, what is it? Does Sport mode make the turbo be involved earlier?
Reply With Quote
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
  #2 (permalink)  
Old Jan 18th, 2014, 10:33 AM
MINI2 Master
Offline
 
Join Date: Mar 2009
Location: Tyneside
Posts: 1,186
Local Time: 12:44 AM
United Kingdom
No, the turbo is working all the time, though at very low revs and small throttle openings it doesn't do a lot. Peak torque starts at 1600rpm so at that point the turbo is working flat out when the throttle is wide open.

As far as I'm aware, sport mode only alters throttle response (that is, the throttle is opened further for the same amount of pedal travel) and automatic transmission shift points - it doesn't alter the engine behaviour, just the 'feel'.
Reply With Quote
  #3 (permalink)  
Old Jan 22nd, 2014, 11:57 AM
MINI2 Regular
Offline
 
Join Date: Oct 2011
Posts: 171
Local Time: 12:44 AM
United Kingdom
England

I believe the sport button also makes the steering heavier.

Quote: Originally Posted by Angib (original)
No, the turbo is working all the time, though at very low revs and small throttle openings it doesn't do a lot. Peak torque starts at 1600rpm so at that point the turbo is working flat out when the throttle is wide open.

As far as I'm aware, sport mode only alters throttle response (that is, the throttle is opened further for the same amount of pedal travel) and automatic transmission shift points - it doesn't alter the engine behaviour, just the 'feel'.

Reply With Quote
  #4 (permalink)  
Old Feb 10th, 2014, 03:04 AM
CCroker's Avatar
MINI2 Regular
Offline
 
Join Date: Apr 2008
Location: USA
Posts: 123
Local Time: 06:44 PM
United States Male
Only if you have the Sport Package will the button give you full Sport. Including the 198Lbs of torque at 3800rpm.

Charlie Croker ,BRG 03 Cooper S, SCCA Solo, PDX, Time Trials, RoadRally, and Stella, 011 Oxford Grn Countryman S
Reply With Quote
  #5 (permalink)  
Old Mar 4th, 2014, 04:30 PM
SGT Slaughter & Farm Girl
Offline
 
Join Date: Feb 2014
Location: USA, New Jersey
Posts: 193
Local Time: 08:44 PM
United States Male
United-States Turbo and Sport mode.

The Sport button gives you a sharper throttle response, Tightens up the steering and Automatics have their Shift points changed. Little sharper and crisper if your carving some twisty roadways.
Reply With Quote
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
Reply
Tags:



Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
 
Thread Tools
Rate This Thread
Rate This Thread:

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Soot around turbo and tractor noise during left-hand cornering sebster MINI Cooper Diesel 14 Aug 19th, 2013 08:58 AM
Dead Turbo needs replacing in 1.6 dooper Porn_Star19 General Discussion 0 Jan 24th, 2013 11:37 AM
2007 R56 MCS Turbo blowing/damaged Sharkn3t Second Generation MINI Cooper S 6 Jan 23rd, 2013 11:02 AM
DIY: Changing the orange turbo seal MiniDeLux MINI Cooper Diesel 0 Nov 29th, 2012 09:00 PM
Loose turbo inlet pipe; beware Jonnyfive Second Generation Faults & Fixes 1 Aug 8th, 2012 03:06 AM

» Recent Threads
Heater not working
Dec 15th, 2014 08:03 AM
Last post by mab01uk
Yesterday 11:49 PM
4 Replies, 310 Views
Review - AEM Cold Air Intake
Nov 27th, 2014 10:13 AM
Last post by deej_bb
Yesterday 11:02 PM
1 Replies, 314 Views
AGM Battery
Mar 28th, 2013 11:06 AM
Last post by SteveM3
Yesterday 11:01 PM
10 Replies, 5,744 Views
This don't look right to me.
Dec 6th, 2014 03:04 AM
by Avro
Last post by SteveM3
Yesterday 10:47 PM
8 Replies, 590 Views
Dash and Door Trim Replacement
Dec 15th, 2014 03:52 AM
Last post by SteveM3
Yesterday 10:42 PM
1 Replies, 187 Views
Engine Oil consumption boy is the Cooper that thirsty?
Dec 15th, 2014 06:23 PM
by Sian1
Last post by deej_bb
Yesterday 10:41 PM
3 Replies, 220 Views
Hub centric rings
Dec 9th, 2014 10:22 PM
Last post by SteveM3
Yesterday 10:35 PM
4 Replies, 333 Views
Automatic stop start issues!
Yesterday 06:57 PM
Last post by ideal_leigh
Yesterday 06:57 PM
0 Replies, 90 Views
Mini One R56 2007 idling problem when engine is warm
Dec 16th, 2014 12:10 PM
by ryonski
Last post by The Nun
Yesterday 05:49 PM
3 Replies, 244 Views
Rubbing/grinding noise from front wheel
Yesterday 03:52 PM
Last post by The Nun
Yesterday 05:44 PM
1 Replies, 102 Views
Is my car tuned? Anyone's car?
Yesterday 05:42 PM
by miniamg
Last post by miniamg
Yesterday 05:42 PM
0 Replies, 87 Views
Help needed
Yesterday 05:24 PM
Last post by aikmanmosquito
Yesterday 05:24 PM
0 Replies, 80 Views
Buzz/scrape (not abs) at end of braking on L front wheel
Yesterday 04:47 PM
Last post by jrolli1509
Yesterday 04:47 PM
0 Replies, 93 Views
Transmission swap, need advice
Dec 15th, 2014 04:33 PM
by dirocyn
Last post by dirocyn
Yesterday 01:49 PM
6 Replies, 376 Views
Excessive Brake Pedal Travel
Dec 14th, 2014 05:39 PM
Last post by The Nun
Yesterday 12:00 PM
4 Replies, 347 Views
Xenon lights problem
Dec 16th, 2014 07:49 PM
Last post by The Nun
Yesterday 11:48 AM
1 Replies, 188 Views
Drivers windows help
Dec 16th, 2014 09:08 PM
by Scotta
Last post by Scotta
Yesterday 11:14 AM
2 Replies, 254 Views
$90 @ Streets of Willow - December 27-28, 2014
Yesterday 08:16 AM
by harvie
Last post by harvie
Yesterday 08:16 AM
0 Replies, 119 Views
New Online Magazine for Track Day Enthusiasts
Apr 14th, 2014 01:56 AM
Last post by AutoTrackDay
Yesterday 03:14 AM
35 Replies, 7,290 Views
ABS,Disk Pad,Low tyre Pressure warning Lights
Nov 25th, 2014 06:37 AM
by stirlo
Last post by stirlo
Dec 16th, 2014 10:40 PM
10 Replies, 899 Views
» Premium
» Auto Insurance
Ľ Wheel & Tire Center

Powered by vBadvanced CMPS v3.2.1

All times are GMT. The time now is 12:44 AM.



Powered by vBulletin® Copyright ©2000 - 2014, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
SEO by vBSEO 3.3.2