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Mini Cooper Hardtop S

(2008 model)

Brief specs of 2008 Mini Cooper Hardtop S

3-door 4-seater coupé, 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, 128.0 kW / 171.7 hp / 171.7 hp @ 5500 rpm / 5500 rpm / 5500 rpm, 240.0 N·m / 177.0 lb·ft / 177.0 lb·ft @ 1600 rpm / 1600 rpm / 1600 rpm, manual 6-speed transmission, front wheel drive, consumption 8.1 l/100km / 34.9 mpg-UK / 29.0 mpg-US

units: metric UK US

Basic (general) data

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

Bodywork

Base platformNumber of doors3
Bodywork typecoupéNumber of seats4
Bodywork designerCargo capacity (volume)170 l / 6.00 cu ft / 6.00 cu ft
Passenger space (volume)2152 l / 76.00 cu ft / 76.00 cu ftMax. cargo capacity (volume)670 l / 23.66 cu ft / 23.66 cu ft

Dimensions & Weight

Length3720 mm / 146.5 in / 146.5 inTotal (curb) weight1215 kg / 2679 lb / 2679 lb
Width1690 mm / 66.5 in / 66.5 inDry weight
Height1410 mm / 55.5 in / 55.5 inLoad capacity
Wheelbase2470 mm / 97.2 in / 97.2 inGross (max.) weight
Track frontTowing weight750 kg / 1653 lb / 1653 lb
Track rearWeight distribution (front)
Ground clearance130 mm / 5.1 in / 5.1 inFuel capacity50 l / 11.0 UK gal / 13.2 US gal
Length/wheelbase ratio1.51  

Aerodynamics

Drag coefficient (Cd, Cx, Cw)0.3Frontal area (A)2.03 m2 / 21.8 sq ft / 21.8 sq ft (est.)
Aerodynamic coefficient (Cd×A)0.61 m2 / 6.5 sq ft / 6.5 sq ft (est.)Aerodynamic resistance (Aero horse power) at 100 km/h (62 mph)15.1 kW / 20.3 hp / 20.3 hp (est.)

Engine

Engine CodeTotal number of cylinders4
Engine Typestraight (inline) (Inline, 4 cylinder)Total number of valves16
Engine ManufacturerValves per cylinder4
Engine constructionBore
Fuelpetrol (gasoline)Stroke
Fuel detailsBore/Stroke ratio
Fuel supplyMPFiEngine displacement1598 cm3 / 97.5 cu in / 97.5 cu in
Engine Main bearingsUnitary capacity
Cam DesignDOHC (double overhead camshafts, twin cam)Compression ratio
SumpMax. output power128.0 kW / 171.7 hp / 171.7 hp at 5500 rpm / 5500 rpm / 5500 rpm
AspirationMax. torque240.0 N·m / 177.0 lb·ft / 177.0 lb·ft at 1600 rpm / 1600 rpm / 1600 rpm
Compressor typeMaximum rpm
IntercoolerMax. net output (power at the wheels)51.2 kW / 68.7 hp / 68.7 hp (est.)
CoolantSpecific output80.1 kW/l / 1.760 bhp/cu in / 1.760 bhp/cu in
Catalytic converterSpecific torque150.2 N·m/l / 1.31 lb·ft/cu in / 1.31 lb·ft/cu in

Transmission

Transmission typemanualNumber of gears6
Wheel drivefront wheel driveTop gear (drive) ratio
  Final gear (drive) ratio

Performance

Acceleration 0-50 mph (80 km/h)Top (maximal) speed
Acceleration 0-60 mph (97 km/h)Power-to-weight ratio143.2 kW/ton / 108.5 bhp/ton / 108.5 bhp/ton
Acceleration 0-100 km/hFuel consumption, City (urban)9.1 l/100km / 31.0 mpg-UK / 25.8 mpg-US
Acceleration 0-100 mph (160 km/h)Fuel consumption, Road (extra-urban)6.9 l/100km / 40.9 mpg-UK / 34.1 mpg-US
Acceleration 80-120 km/h (50-70 mph) in topFuel consumption, Mixed (combined)8.1 l/100km / 34.9 mpg-UK / 29.0 mpg-US
Standing ¼mile time Fuel consumption, Euro
Standing kilometer time CO2 emissions190 g/km / 305 g/mi / 305 g/mi (est.)
  Range617 km / 384 mi / 384 mi

Chassis

Engine locationfrontEngine alignment
SteeringSteering detailsTraction control
Turns lock-to-lockTurning circle12.0 m / 39.4 ft / 39.4 ft
Suspension frontIndependentSuspension rear
Wheels frontWheels rear
Tyres frontTyres rear
Brakes frontventilated discBrakes reardisc
Brake diameter frontBrake diameter rear
Brakes detailsABS (anti-lock braking system)Braked area

Technical specifications and performance data of Mini Cooper Hardtop S

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