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Mini Cooper Convertible

(2006 model)

Brief specs of 2006 Mini Cooper Convertible

3-door 4-seater convertible (cabriolet), petrol (gasoline) 4-cylinder 16-valve straight (inline) engine, OHC, 1604 cm3 / 97.9 cu in / 97.9 cu in, 86.0 kW / 115.3 hp / 115.3 hp @ 6000 rpm / 6000 rpm / 6000 rpm, 150.5 N·m / 111.0 lb·ft / 111.0 lb·ft @ 4500 rpm / 4500 rpm / 4500 rpm, manual 5-speed transmission, front wheel drive, 193 km/h / 120 mph / 120 mph top speed, consumption 7.8 l/100km / 36.2 mpg-UK / 30.2 mpg-US

units: metric UK US

Basic (general) data

Marque (make)MiniIssued from2006
ModelCooper ConvertibleIssued until
SerieCooperNumber made
Model familyBody construction
Model codeBody designation
ManufacturerMiniCountryUK,DE

Bodywork

Base platformNumber of doors3
Bodywork typeconvertible (cabriolet)Number of seats4
Bodywork designerCargo capacity (volume)164 l / 5.79 cu ft / 5.79 cu ft
Passenger space (volume)1982 l / 69.99 cu ft / 69.99 cu ftMax. cargo capacity (volume)605 l / 21.37 cu ft / 21.37 cu ft

Dimensions & Weight

Length3640 mm / 143.3 in / 143.3 inTotal (curb) weight1125 kg / 2480 lb / 2480 lb
Width1700 mm / 66.9 in / 66.9 inDry weight
Height1420 mm / 55.9 in / 55.9 inLoad capacity100 kg / 220 lb / 220 lb
Wheelbase2470 mm / 97.2 in / 97.2 inGross (max.) weight1225 kg / 2701 lb / 2701 lb
Track frontTowing weight650 kg / 1433 lb / 1433 lb
Track rearWeight distribution (front)
Ground clearance120 mm / 4.7 in / 4.7 inFuel capacity50 l / 11.0 UK gal / 13.2 US gal
Length/wheelbase ratio1.47  

Aerodynamics

Drag coefficient (Cd, Cx, Cw)0.3Frontal area (A)2.05 m2 / 22.1 sq ft / 22.1 sq ft (est.)
Aerodynamic coefficient (Cd×A)0.62 m2 / 6.6 sq ft / 6.6 sq ft (est.)Aerodynamic resistance (Aero horse power) at 100 km/h (62 mph)15.3 kW / 20.5 hp / 20.5 hp (est.)

Engine

Engine CodeTotal number of cylinders4
Engine Typestraight (inline) (Inline, 4 cylinder)Total number of valves16
Engine ManufacturerValves per cylinder4
Engine constructionBore77.0 mm / 3.03 in / 3.03 in
Fuelpetrol (gasoline)Stroke85.8 mm / 3.38 in / 3.38 in
Fuel detailsunleaded 95Bore/Stroke ratio0.9
Fuel supplyInjectionEngine displacement1604 cm3 / 97.9 cu in / 97.9 cu in
Engine Main bearingsUnitary capacity399.54 cm3/cylinder / 24.381 cu in/cylinder / 24.381 cu in/cylinder
Cam DesignOHCCompression ratio10.6 : 1
SumpMax. output power86.0 kW / 115.3 hp / 115.3 hp at 6000 rpm / 6000 rpm / 6000 rpm
AspirationMax. torque150.5 N·m / 111.0 lb·ft / 111.0 lb·ft at 4500 rpm / 4500 rpm / 4500 rpm
Compressor typeMaximum rpm
IntercoolerMax. net output (power at the wheels)34.4 kW / 46.1 hp / 46.1 hp (est.)
CoolantSpecific output53.6 kW/l / 1.178 bhp/cu in / 1.178 bhp/cu in
Catalytic converterSpecific torque93.8 N·m/l / 0.82 lb·ft/cu in / 0.82 lb·ft/cu in

Transmission

Transmission typemanualNumber of gears5
Wheel drivefront wheel driveTop gear (drive) ratio
  Final gear (drive) ratio

Performance

Acceleration 0-50 mph (80 km/h)Top (maximal) speed193 km/h / 120 mph / 120 mph
Acceleration 0-60 mph (97 km/h)Power-to-weight ratio104.0 kW/ton / 78.8 bhp/ton / 78.8 bhp/ton
Acceleration 0-100 km/hFuel consumption, City (urban)8.7 l/100km / 32.5 mpg-UK / 27.0 mpg-US
Acceleration 0-100 mph (160 km/h)Fuel consumption, Road (extra-urban)6.7 l/100km / 42.2 mpg-UK / 35.1 mpg-US
Acceleration 80-120 km/h (50-70 mph) in topFuel consumption, Mixed (combined)7.8 l/100km / 36.2 mpg-UK / 30.2 mpg-US
Standing ¼mile time Fuel consumption, Euro
Standing kilometer time CO2 emissions183 g/km / 294 g/mi / 294 g/mi (est.)
  Range641 km / 398 mi / 398 mi

Chassis

Engine locationfrontEngine alignmentlongitudinal
SteeringSteering details
Turns lock-to-lockTurning circle11.0 m / 36.1 ft / 36.1 ft
Suspension frontIndependentSuspension rearIndependent
Wheels frontWheels rear
Tyres front175/65-R15Tyres rear175/65-R15
Brakes frontBrakes rear
Brake diameter frontBrake diameter rear
Brakes detailsABS (anti-lock braking system)Braked area

Technical specifications and performance data of Mini Cooper Convertible

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