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Mini John Cooper Works

(2008 model)

Brief specs of 2008 Mini John Cooper Works

3-door 5-seater hatchback (liftback) sedan, petrol (gasoline) 4-cylinder 16-valve straight (inline) engine, DOHC (double overhead camshafts, twin cam), 1598 cm3 / 97.5 cu in / 97.5 cu in, 155.1 kW / 208.0 hp / 208.0 hp @ 6000 rpm / 6000 rpm / 6000 rpm, 280.0 N·m / 206.5 lb·ft / 206.5 lb·ft @ 2000 rpm / 2000 rpm / 2000 rpm, manual 6-speed transmission, front wheel drive, 238 km/h / 148 mph / 148 mph top speed

units: metric UK US

Basic (general) data

Marque (make)MiniIssued from2008
ModelJohn Cooper WorksIssued until
SerieCooperNumber made
Model familyBody construction
Model codeBody designation
ManufacturerMiniCountryUK,DE

Bodywork

Base platformNumber of doors3
Bodywork typehatchback (liftback) sedanNumber of seats5
Bodywork designerCargo capacity (volume)
Passenger space (volume)Max. cargo capacity (volume)

Dimensions & Weight

Length3714 mm / 146.2 in / 146.2 inTotal (curb) weight1130 kg / 2491 lb / 2491 lb
Width1683 mm / 66.3 in / 66.3 inDry weight
Height1407 mm / 55.4 in / 55.4 inLoad capacity
Wheelbase2467 mm / 97.1 in / 97.1 inGross (max.) weight
Track front1453 mm / 57.2 in / 57.2 inTowing weight
Track rear1461 mm / 57.5 in / 57.5 inWeight distribution (front)
Ground clearanceFuel capacity50 l / 11.0 UK gal / 13.2 US gal
Length/wheelbase ratio1.51  

Aerodynamics

Drag coefficient (Cd, Cx, Cw)0.36Frontal area (A)1.97 m2 / 21.2 sq ft / 21.2 sq ft
Aerodynamic coefficient (Cd×A)0.71 m2 / 7.6 sq ft / 7.6 sq ftAerodynamic resistance (Aero horse power) at 100 km/h (62 mph)17.6 kW / 23.7 hp / 23.7 hp

Engine

Engine CodeTotal number of cylinders4
Engine Typestraight (inline) Total number of valves16
Engine ManufacturerBMW/PSAValves per cylinder4
Engine constructionBore77.0 mm / 3.03 in / 3.03 in
Fuelpetrol (gasoline)Stroke85.8 mm / 3.38 in / 3.38 in
Fuel detailsBore/Stroke ratio0.9
Fuel supplyEFIEngine displacement1598 cm3 / 97.5 cu in / 97.5 cu in
Engine Main bearingsUnitary capacity399.50 cm3/cylinder / 24.379 cu in/cylinder / 24.379 cu in/cylinder
Cam DesignDOHC (double overhead camshafts, twin cam)Compression ratio10.0 : 1
SumpwetMax. output power155.1 kW / 208.0 hp / 208.0 hp at 6000 rpm / 6000 rpm / 6000 rpm
AspirationturbochargedMax. torque280.0 N·m / 206.5 lb·ft / 206.5 lb·ft at 2000 rpm / 2000 rpm / 2000 rpm
Compressor typeMaximum rpm
IntercoolerMax. net output (power at the wheels)76.2 kW / 102.2 hp / 102.2 hp (est.)
CoolantwaterSpecific output97.1 kW/l / 2.133 bhp/cu in / 2.133 bhp/cu in
Catalytic converteryesSpecific torque175.2 N·m/l / 1.53 lb·ft/cu in / 1.53 lb·ft/cu in

Transmission

Transmission typemanualNumber of gears6
Wheel drivefront wheel driveTop gear (drive) ratio0.82
  Final gear (drive) ratio3.65

Performance

Acceleration 0-50 mph (80 km/h)Top (maximal) speed238 km/h / 148 mph / 148 mph
Acceleration 0-60 mph (97 km/h)Power-to-weight ratio184.1 kW/ton / 139.5 bhp/ton / 139.5 bhp/ton
Acceleration 0-100 km/h6.50 s / 6.50 s / 6.50 sFuel consumption, City (urban)
Acceleration 0-100 mph (160 km/h)Fuel consumption, Road (extra-urban)
Acceleration 80-120 km/h (50-70 mph) in topFuel consumption, Mixed (combined)
Standing ¼mile time Fuel consumption, Euro
Standing kilometer time26.30 s / 26.30 s / 26.30 s CO2 emissions165 g/km / 265 g/mi / 265 g/mi
  Range

Chassis

Engine locationfrontEngine alignmenttransverse
SteeringSteering details
Turns lock-to-lockTurning circle
Suspension frontSuspension rear
Wheels front7J x 17Wheels rear7J x 17
Tyres front205/45 R 17 84WTyres rear205/45 R 17 84W
Brakes frontventilated discBrakes reardisc
Brake diameter front316 mm / 12.4 in / 12.4 inBrake diameter rear280 mm / 11.0 in / 11.0 in
Brakes detailsservo-assisted, ABS (anti-lock braking system)Braked area

Technical specifications and performance data of Mini John Cooper Works

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