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2012 Mini Coupe Review - What makes the new MINI Coupe special couldn't be more obvious
After a day spent at the autocross with the new MINI Coupe, we're having dinner at Immogine+Willy, a boutique Jeans store in Nashville, Tennessee. Once a gas station, it's retained much of that old charm but now features some seriously retro looking equipment for making custom fitted jeans right on site.
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MINI Coupe Driving (Full) 2012
MINI John Cooper Works Coupé:
Four-cylinder petrol engine with twin-scroll turbocharger and direct injection, plus numerous technological details carried over directly from motor sport. Displacement: 1,598 cc, output: 155 kW/211 hp at 6,000 rpm, max. torque: 260 Nm/192 lb-ft at 2,000 -- 5,100 rpm (280 Nm/207 lb-ft with overBoost at 1,700 -- 4,500 rpm). Acceleration: 0--100 km/h (62 mph): 6.4 seconds, top speed: 240 km/h (149 mph). Average fuel consumption according to EU standard: 7.1 litres per 100 kilometres (39.8 mpg imp), CO2 emissions: 165 g/km.
MINI Cooper S Coupé:
Four-cylinder petrol engine with twin-scroll turbocharger, direct injection and fully variable valve management based on the BMW Group's VALVETRONIC technology. Displacement: 1,598 cc, output: 135 kW/184 hp at 5,500 rpm, max. torque: 240 Nm/177 lb-ft at 1,600 -- 5,000 rpm (260 Nm/192 lb-ft with overBoost at 1,700 -- 4,500 rpm). Acceleration: 0--100 km/h (62 mph): 6.9 seconds, top speed: 230 km/h (143 mph). Average fuel consumption according to EU standard: 5.8 litres per 100 kilometres (48.7 mpg imp), CO2 emissions: 136 g/km.
MINI Cooper Coupé:
Four-cylinder petrol engine with fully variable valve management based on the BMW Group's VALVETRONIC technology. Displacement: 1,598 cc, output: 90 kW/122 hp at 6,000 rpm, max. torque: 160 Nm/118 lb-ft at 4,250 rpm, Acceleration: 0--100 km/h (62 mph): 9.0 seconds, top speed: 204 km/h (127 mph), Average fuel consumption according to EU standard: 5.4 litres per 100 kilometres (52.3 mpg imp), CO2 emissions: 127 g/km.
MINI Cooper SD Coupé:
Four-cylinder turbodiesel with aluminium crankcase, common-rail injection and variable turbine geometry. Displacement: 1,995 cc, output: 105 kW/143 hp at 4,000 rpm, max. torque: 305 Nm/225 lb-ft at 1,750 -- 2,700 rpm. Acceleration: 0--100 km/h (62 mph): 7.9 seconds, top speed: 216 km/h (134 mph). Average fuel consumption according to EU standard: 4.3 litres per 100 kilometres (65.7 mpg imp), CO2 emissions: 114 g/km. Exterior dimensions: Length: 3,734 millimetres (MINI Cooper Coupé: 3,728 millimetres Width: 1,683 millimetres Height: 1,384 millimetres (MINI Cooper Coupé: 1,378 millimetres) Wheelbase: 2,467 millimetres
MINI John Cooper Works Coupe - Essen Motor Show 2011
The MINI John Cooper Works Coupe presented at the Essen Motor Show 2011 in Essen (Germany).
- 211 HP
- 280 Nm max. torque
- 240 km/h topspeed
- 6.4 sec. (0 to 100 km/h)