John Cooper Works Mini Countryman

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Today Mini Announced the JCW Countryman, a fire breathing sporty version that starts from £28,595 in the UK.

Heres the long and short of it:

  • Newly developed four-cylinder turbocharged engine
  • Power output is 160 kW/218 hp; peak torque: 280 Newton metres / 207 lb-ft (with overboost: 300 Nm / 221 lb-ft)
  • Twin-scroll turbocharger, petrol direct injection, fully variable valve management based on the BMW Group’s VALVETRONIC technology
  • 0 to 100 km/h (62 mph) in 7.0 seconds
  • Brake Energy Regeneration, Gear Shift Indicator, Auto Start-Stop
  • 6 Speed gearbox, steering wheel shift paddles available as an option
  • Sports exhaust
  • Sport Button tweaks the engine’s responses and vocal character
  • Permanent all wheel drive, a first on the JCW
  • Firmly tuned springs and dampers, strengthened anti-roll bars and a 10-millimetre drop in ride
  • Extra-lightweight 18-inch Twin Spoke light-alloy wheels fitted as standard
  • JCW Aerodynamic bodykit
  • Seven exterior paint shades are available; contrast paint finish for the roof and exterior mirror caps can be ordered in white and black, as well as the red shade available exclusively for John Cooper Works models
  • Interior is all custom to the JCW COuntryman
  • Built in BMW’s Magna Steyr Fahrzeugtechnik in Graz, Austria
  • Engine comes from  Hams Hall engine plant, in the UK
  • Production starts in November

Carwitter Summary:

Starting at £28,600,1.6 Litre Turbo 210HP,Permanent all Wheel Drive,0-60 in 7 Secs.


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