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Big Power For New MINI Countryman John Cooper Works

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The MINI Countryman John Cooper Works is to offer unbridled power and plenty of room for experiencing the thrill of racing in everyday driving. The power of its 225 kW/306 hp 4-cylinder turbocharged engine is transferred to the road via an 8-speed Steptronic Sport transmission and ALL4 all-wheel drive as standard – a combination that guarantees extreme performance on all types of surface. This package is rounded off by suspension technology featuring the John Cooper Works racing know-how.

The Countryman JCW features the most powerful engine ever used in a production MINI. The intelligently controlled all-wheel drive and the differential lock on the front wheels integrated into the 8-speed Steptronic transmission ensure superior performance at all times. Equipped with advanced MINI TwinPower Turbo technology and an independent cooling system, the drive unit has a maximum output of 225 kW/306 hp and 450 Nm of torque.

The new MINI Countryman John Cooper Works accelerates from 0 to 62mph in just 5.1 seconds (preliminary figure), accompanied by the unmistakable sound of the sport exhaust system sound. To deliver hallmark agility with steering precision and controlled handling in highly dynamic driving situations, the new MINI Countryman John Cooper Works has a rigid connection with the chassis and body structure.

In addition to specifically modified components, the chassis also has suspension and damping features refined with racing expertise, Dynamic Stability Control (DSC) and electromechanical steering. As an option, the new Countryman JCW can be equipped with an adaptive chassis. Standard equipment includes a sports brake system with 4-piston fixed caliper disc brakes on the front wheels, single-piston floating-caliper disc brakes on the rear wheels and 18-inch John Cooper Works light-alloy wheels with brake callipers painted in Chili Red. Contact your local Mini agent for more information!