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I had someone decode my VIN number for me just so I could cool my nerves and make sure my car is exactly as I ordered it. However, I have a couple of things that are bothering me on it. First what does

"Power 85" mean?
And also, "Gearbox MECH" does mean manual, right? :eek:

In case you want to see it, here's the whole thing...

Vehicle information

VIN long WMWRC33415TC57902

Type code RC33

Type COOPER (USA)

Dev. series R50 (2)

Line M

Body type COUPE

Steering LL

Door count 3

Engine W10

Cubical capacity 1.6

Power 85

Transmision FRONT

Gearbox MECH

Colour CHILI RED (851)

Upholstery KUNSTLEDER/PANTHER SCHWARZ (K7PN)

Prod. date 0001-01-01


Order options
No. Description
1CA SELECTION COP RELEVANT VEHICLES

210 DYNAMIC STABILITY CONTROL (DSC)

228 SPORTS SUSPENSION SETTINGS PLUS

249 MULTI-FUNCTION FOR STEERING WHEEL

262 HEAD AIRBAG

300 EMERGENCY WHEEL

325 REAR SPOILER

345 CHROME LINE INTERIOR

368 LT/ALY WHEELS/5-STAR

383 ROOF AND MIRROR CAPS IN BLACK

441 SMOKERS PACKAGE

450 HEIGHT ADJUSTMENT F FRONT PASSENGER SEAT

481 SPORT SEATS F DRIVER/FRONT PASSENGER

493 STORAGE COMPARTMENT PACKAGE

520 FOGLIGHTS

522 XENON LIGHT

563 LIGHTS PACKAGE

645 RADIO CONTROL US

650 CD PLAYER

657 RADIO BOOST

674 HIFI LOUDSPEAKER SYSTEM HARMAN KARDON

692 CD CHANGER I-BUS PREPARATION

736 SECOND RADIO REMOTE CONTROL KEY

8SP COP CONTROL

895 ADDITIONAL VENTILATOR

925 SHIPPING PROTECTION PACKAGE


Series options
No. Description
255 SPORTS LEATHER STEERING WHEEL

429 INTERIOR SURFACE, ANTHRACITE

470 CHILD SEAT ISOFIX ATTACHMENT

530 AIR CONDITIONING

546 REVOLUTION COUNTER

823 HOT CLIMATE VERSION

845 ACOUSTIC BELT WARNING

853 LANGUAGE VERSION ENGLISH

876 RADIO FREQUENCY 315 MHZ

992 NUMBER PLATE ATTACHEMENT MANAGEMENT
 

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I'm not 100% certain, and someone may correct me, but I think "Power 85" means that the engine develops 85kw/h - German manufacturers tend to quote power in kilowatts/hour - and that equates to 115bhp (I think).
 
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