Jul 25 2012

New Limited Edition MINI Cooper~ The GP!

Published by trudee at 11:57 pm under Just chattin'

MINI has released a couple of videos and a photo of the new MINI GP to be available later this year. Oooooh it’s purdy! :D

Click to see a larger picture:

http://track.minithesource.com/link/track/54303b4b-9796-4ac9-8701-768a215c9b61/

Click this one to see the making of the Carbon Fiber rear wing:

http://track.minithesource.com/link/track/385c4a86-50ee-46f7-b21f-95e540481e66/

Click this one to see the video of the wind tunnel testing. Cool! :)

http://track.minithesource.com/link/track/8ae555fc-0601-4aeb-9825-332065ec1b64/

 

Sign me up! I’ll take one. Only 2,000 will be made! :D

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3 Responses to “New Limited Edition MINI Cooper~ The GP!”

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  2. This limited edition Mini John Cooper Works GP is powered by a specially-tuned version of the 1.6-liter engine producing 218 horsepower. It has an aluminum cylinder block and bearing mounts, reinforced pistons, sturdier cylinder head, low-weight crankshafts and sodium-filled exhaust valves. Twin-scroll turbochargers, BMW’s Valvetronic variable valve technology and direct injection all help the torque characteristics. It produces 192 lb.-ft. of torque at 1750 rpm and for short periods it can produce 207 lb.-ft. from 2000 rpm with an over boost function. According to Mini this lets the John Cooper Works GP scoot from 0-62 mph in just 6.3 seconds with a top speed of 150 mph.

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