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AutoGuide.com Sep 7th, 2012 12:11 AM

MINI JCW GP Official Specs
 
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Despite the information leaking early, as it so often does, the MINI JCW GP was just officially released, confirming the specifications that leaked yesterday.

With more horsepower, an overboost function that takes torque to the next level and loads of performance parts, the hottest MINI to date is a track-ready road car. At 218 hp and 192 lb-ft of torque at 1,750 rpm, the little car proved to be a real rocket while running around the Nurburgring, setting a 8:23 lap time on the North Loop.

Further emphasizing the cars track ready handling, MINI increased camber on both the front and rear tires in an effort to improve grip and steering during high-speed driving. Sitting inside those tires, larger six-piston brake calipers squeeze the vented front disc brakes to offer better stopping power than lesser models.

Drag is also reduced thanks to a fully-enclosed underside, rear diffuser, new rear spoiler and front bumper modifications. An individually adjustable coilover suspension will also allow for the car to be lowered as much as 20 millimeters (.79 inches).

The car will be produced in a limited run of only 2,000 units. Pricing has only been announced for the U.K. so far at 28,790 which converts to about $45,850, though that isnt an accurate reflection of what to expect. Expect the car to make an appearance later this month during the Paris Motor Show.
Get more info on the MINI JCW GP at AutoGuide.com

Blackhawks Sep 12th, 2012 03:31 AM

N20 please.

roadrunner Oct 10th, 2012 01:18 PM

With only 500 units available for the US and approx. $45K I wonder what its availability would be.

Might be better to take the $10K and beef up a S model, due to only 500 units available in the US.

Comments?

Cheers!

The Nun Oct 10th, 2012 01:29 PM

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Originally Posted by roadrunner (Post 3843175)
With only 500 units available for the US and approx. $45K I wonder what its availability would be.

Might be better to take the $10K and beef up a S model.

Comments?

Cheers!

You could everything to an S model to make a like a GP but it wouldnt be one, people will buy it just so they can say theyve got a real one.

roadrunner Nov 23rd, 2012 12:55 PM

Gp
 
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Originally Posted by The Nun (Post 3843176)
You could everything to an S model to make a like a GP but it wouldnt be one, people will buy it just so they can say theyve got a real one.

Bit the bullet and ordered one.

Are there any articles or sticky's out there on owning your first mini?

This will be my first mini although my x girl friend had 2 that I drove with the last being a 2007 S conv.

Cheers!

The Nun Nov 23rd, 2012 05:12 PM

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Originally Posted by roadrunner (Post 3846545)
This will be my first mini although my x girl friend had 2 that I drove with the last being a 2007 S conv.

Ex? girlfriend, did she drive you round the bend? in her MINIs?

At least youve had ex perience in how the handle them in future, girls and MINIs ;)

PAG21A Nov 25th, 2012 06:39 AM

Got mine already. Collected it on Monday.! :smile::smile:

alicia709 Nov 26th, 2012 12:08 PM

mini 2
 
its really wonderful car.


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