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Mini Cooper S Convertible

(2006 model)

Brief specs of 2006 Mini Cooper S Convertible

3-door 4-seater convertible (cabriolet), petrol (gasoline) 4-cylinder 16-valve straight (inline) engine, OHC, 1606 cm3 / 98.0 cu in / 98.0 cu in, 125.0 kW / 167.6 hp / 167.6 hp @ 6000 rpm / 6000 rpm / 6000 rpm, 219.7 N·m / 162.0 lb·ft / 162.0 lb·ft @ 4000 rpm / 4000 rpm / 4000 rpm, manual 6-speed transmission, front wheel drive, 215 km/h / 134 mph / 134 mph top speed, consumption 8.7 l/100km / 32.5 mpg-UK / 27.0 mpg-US

units: metric UK US

Basic (general) data

Marque (make)MiniIssued from2006
ModelCooper S 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

Length3660 mm / 144.1 in / 144.1 inTotal (curb) weight1175 kg / 2590 lb / 2590 lb
Width1700 mm / 66.9 in / 66.9 inDry weight
Height1420 mm / 55.9 in / 55.9 inLoad capacity115 kg / 254 lb / 254 lb
Wheelbase2470 mm / 97.2 in / 97.2 inGross (max.) weight1290 kg / 2844 lb / 2844 lb
Track frontTowing weight650 kg / 1433 lb / 1433 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 ratio1.48  

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 displacement1606 cm3 / 98.0 cu in / 98.0 cu in
Engine Main bearingsUnitary capacity399.54 cm3/cylinder / 24.381 cu in/cylinder / 24.381 cu in/cylinder
Cam DesignOHCCompression ratio8.3 : 1
SumpMax. output power125.0 kW / 167.6 hp / 167.6 hp at 6000 rpm / 6000 rpm / 6000 rpm
AspirationMax. torque219.7 N·m / 162.0 lb·ft / 162.0 lb·ft at 4000 rpm / 4000 rpm / 4000 rpm
Compressor typeMaximum rpm
IntercoolerMax. net output (power at the wheels)50.0 kW / 67.1 hp / 67.1 hp (est.)
CoolantSpecific output77.8 kW/l / 1.710 bhp/cu in / 1.710 bhp/cu in
Catalytic converterSpecific torque136.8 N·m/l / 1.20 lb·ft/cu in / 1.20 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) speed215 km/h / 134 mph / 134 mph
Acceleration 0-60 mph (97 km/h)Power-to-weight ratio144.7 kW/ton / 109.6 bhp/ton / 109.6 bhp/ton
Acceleration 0-100 km/hFuel consumption, City (urban)9.4 l/100km / 30.1 mpg-UK / 25.0 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)8.7 l/100km / 32.5 mpg-UK / 27.0 mpg-US
Standing ¼mile time Fuel consumption, Euro
Standing kilometer time CO2 emissions204 g/km / 328 g/mi / 328 g/mi (est.)
  Range575 km / 357 mi / 357 mi

Chassis

Engine locationfrontEngine alignmentlongitudinal
SteeringSteering detailsTraction control. Optional Electronic stabilisation program (ESP). Power assisted steering.
Turns lock-to-lockTurning circle11.0 m / 36.1 ft / 36.1 ft
Suspension frontIndependentSuspension rearIndependent
Wheels frontWheels rear
Tyres front195/55R16Tyres rear195/55R16
Brakes frontBrakes rear
Brake diameter frontBrake diameter rear
Brakes detailsABS (anti-lock braking system)Braked area

Technical specifications and performance data of Mini Cooper S Convertible

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