Now MINI represent its third generation the sports John Cooper Works series, but as a convertible. Small iconic British city car that is designed for the enjoyment and speeding on to the city streets and the open road, simply of any driver not want to leave the sporty seat.
Family MINI is definitely grew into more than a rich family, which boasts in every few years a new type of vehicle (roadster, coupe, crossover, hatchback, pick-up) and is now added a John Cooper Works Convertible. The body is strengthened, for 105 kg and based on that slightly reduced performance compared to the JCW hatchback looks like it but because a much more compelling.
Under the hood is a 2.0-liter four-cylinder turbo gasoline engine that develops 231 hp is maintained at a constant level up to 6,000 rpm and torque of 320 Nm. There is a standard 6-speed manual transmission, or optional 8-speed automatic transmission, originally from BMW. Top speed is 240 km / h while acceleration from 0 to 100 km / h in 6.6 seconds. Also John Cooper Works Convertible has a sport tuned suspension, Brembo brakes with 4-piston fixed caliper, electronic front differential and enhanced by the extremely stable passenger cell, highly resilient bracket structures and deformation zones and the optimum design.
The exterior features stylish details such as the imposing front grille, which also reminds us of the power and luxury, centrally positioned sports exhaust with two tubes, LED lights, awning British flag pattern and 17" wheels. The soft roof can be electronically disassembled for 18 seconds and at a speed of 30 km / h, while the trunk has a capacity of 215 liters.
Effective interior evoke the red and black sports seats, JCW transmission, sport leather steering wheel, 8.8" on-board computer, many switches that are performed in great detail with good quality, pedals, foot rest for driver and door sills, all are made of stainless steel. Standard features on board include air conditioning and the radio MINI Boost with AUX-IN and USB socket, the MINI Driving Modes and Park Distance Control.
The price of the MINI John Cooper Works Convertible is about $ 35,600 and will be officially presented at the New York Auto Show.