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Mini Cooper S

(2008 model)

Brief specs of 2008 Mini Cooper S

5-door 4-seater convertible (cabriolet), petrol (gasoline) 4-cylinder 16-valve straight (inline) engine, SOHC (single overhead camshaft), 1597 cm3 / 97.5 cu in / 97.5 cu in, 154.0 kW / 206.5 hp / 206.5 hp @ 6000 rpm / 6000 rpm / 6000 rpm, 220.0 N·m / 162.3 lb·ft / 162.3 lb·ft @ 4000 rpm / 4000 rpm / 4000 rpm, manual 6-speed transmission, front wheel drive, 222 km/h / 138 mph / 138 mph top speed, consumption 11.5 l/100km / 24.6 mpg-UK / 20.5 mpg-US

units: metric UK US

Basic (general) data

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

Bodywork

Base platformNumber of doors5
Bodywork typeconvertible (cabriolet)Number of seats4
Bodywork designerCargo capacity (volume)150 l / 5.30 cu ft / 5.30 cu ft
Passenger space (volume)2152 l / 76.00 cu ft / 76.00 cu ftMax. cargo capacity (volume)680 l / 24.01 cu ft / 24.01 cu ft

Dimensions & Weight

Length3630 mm / 142.9 in / 142.9 inTotal (curb) weight1215 kg / 2679 lb / 2679 lb
WidthDry weight
Height1410 mm / 55.5 in / 55.5 inLoad capacity265 kg / 584 lb / 584 lb
Wheelbase2470 mm / 97.2 in / 97.2 inGross (max.) weight1480 kg / 3263 lb / 3263 lb
Track frontTowing weight650 kg / 1433 lb / 1433 lb
Track rearWeight distribution (front)
Ground clearanceFuel capacity50 l / 11.0 UK gal / 13.2 US gal
Length/wheelbase ratio1.47  

Aerodynamics

Drag coefficient (Cd, Cx, Cw)0.3Frontal area (A)
Aerodynamic coefficient (Cd×A)Aerodynamic resistance (Aero horse power) at 100 km/h (62 mph)

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 supplyTurboEngine 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 DesignSOHC (single overhead camshaft)Compression ratio8.3 : 1
SumpMax. output power154.0 kW / 206.5 hp / 206.5 hp at 6000 rpm / 6000 rpm / 6000 rpm
AspirationturbochargedMax. torque220.0 N·m / 162.3 lb·ft / 162.3 lb·ft at 4000 rpm / 4000 rpm / 4000 rpm
Compressor typeMaximum rpm
IntercoolerMax. net output (power at the wheels)61.6 kW / 82.6 hp / 82.6 hp (est.)
CoolantSpecific output96.4 kW/l / 2.119 bhp/cu in / 2.119 bhp/cu in
Catalytic converterSpecific torque137.8 N·m/l / 1.21 lb·ft/cu in / 1.21 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) speed222 km/h / 138 mph / 138 mph
Acceleration 0-60 mph (97 km/h)Power-to-weight ratio172.8 kW/ton / 130.9 bhp/ton / 130.9 bhp/ton
Acceleration 0-100 km/hFuel 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)11.5 l/100km / 24.6 mpg-UK / 20.5 mpg-US
Standing ¼mile time Fuel consumption, Euro
Standing kilometer time CO2 emissions269 g/km / 433 g/mi / 433 g/mi (est.)
  Range435 km / 270 mi / 270 mi

Chassis

Engine locationEngine alignment
SteeringSteering detailsPower assisted steering Power assisted steering
Turns lock-to-lockTurning circle
Suspension frontSuspension rear
Wheels frontWheels rear
Tyres front190/55-R16Tyres rear
Brakes frontBrakes rear
Brake diameter frontBrake diameter rear
Brakes detailsABS (anti-lock braking system), EBD (electronic brake-force distribution), ASC (automatic stabilisation control)Braked area

Technical specifications and performance data of Mini Cooper S

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