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Mini Cooper Convertible

(2008 model)

Brief specs of 2008 Mini Cooper Convertible

2-door 4-seater convertible (cabriolet), petrol (gasoline) 4-cylinder 16-valve straight (inline) engine, DOHC (double overhead camshafts, twin cam), 1597 cm3 / 97.5 cu in / 97.5 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 7.3 l/100km / 38.7 mpg-UK / 32.2 mpg-US

units: metric UK US

Basic (general) data

Marque (make)MiniIssued from2008
ModelCooper ConvertibleIssued until
SerieCooperNumber made
Model familyBody construction
Model codeBody designation
ManufacturerMiniCountryUK,DE

Bodywork

Base platformNumber of doors2
Bodywork typeconvertible (cabriolet)Number of seats4
Bodywork designerCargo capacity (volume)198 l / 6.99 cu ft / 6.99 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

Length3630 mm / 142.9 in / 142.9 inTotal (curb) weight1175 kg / 2590 lb / 2590 lb
Width1700 mm / 66.9 in / 66.9 inDry weight
Height1410 mm / 55.5 in / 55.5 inLoad capacity50 kg / 110 lb / 110 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)2.04 m2 / 21.9 sq ft / 21.9 sq ft (est.)
Aerodynamic coefficient (Cd×A)0.61 m2 / 6.6 sq ft / 6.6 sq ft (est.)Aerodynamic resistance (Aero horse power) at 100 km/h (62 mph)15.2 kW / 20.4 hp / 20.4 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 detailsBore/Stroke ratio0.9
Fuel supplyInjectionEngine displacement1597 cm3 / 97.5 cu in / 97.5 cu in
Engine Main bearingsUnitary capacity399.54 cm3/cylinder / 24.381 cu in/cylinder / 24.381 cu in/cylinder
Cam DesignDOHC (double overhead camshafts, twin cam)Compression 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 output53.9 kW/l / 1.183 bhp/cu in / 1.183 bhp/cu in
Catalytic converterSpecific torque94.3 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 ratio99.6 kW/ton / 75.5 bhp/ton / 75.5 bhp/ton
Acceleration 0-100 km/hFuel consumption, City (urban)10.2 l/100km / 27.7 mpg-UK / 23.1 mpg-US
Acceleration 0-100 mph (160 km/h)Fuel consumption, Road (extra-urban)7.4 l/100km / 38.2 mpg-UK / 31.8 mpg-US
Acceleration 80-120 km/h (50-70 mph) in topFuel consumption, Mixed (combined)7.3 l/100km / 38.7 mpg-UK / 32.2 mpg-US
Standing ¼mile time Fuel consumption, Euro
Standing kilometer time CO2 emissions171 g/km / 275 g/mi / 275 g/mi (est.)
  Range685 km / 426 mi / 426 mi

Chassis

Engine locationfrontEngine alignmenttransverse
SteeringSteering detailsPower assisted steering Power assisted steering Power assisted steering
Turns lock-to-lockTurning circle12.0 m / 39.4 ft / 39.4 ft
Suspension frontIndependentSuspension rear
Wheels frontWheels rear
Tyres front170/65-R15Tyres rear
Brakes frontBrakes rear
Brake diameter frontBrake diameter rear
Brakes detailsABS (anti-lock braking system), EBD (electronic brake-force distribution)Braked area

Technical specifications and performance data of Mini Cooper Convertible

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