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Mini Cooper S Convertible

(2008 model)

Brief specs of 2008 Mini Cooper S Convertible

2-door 4-seater convertible (cabriolet), petrol (gasoline) 4-cylinder 16-valve straight (inline) engine, SOHC (single overhead camshaft), 1598 cm3 / 97.5 cu in / 97.5 cu in, 221.0 N·m / 163.0 lb·ft / 163.0 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 8.8 l/100km / 32.1 mpg-UK / 26.7 mpg-US

units: metric UK US

Basic (general) data

Marque (make)MiniIssued from2008
ModelCooper S 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)160 l / 5.65 cu ft / 5.65 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) weight1315 kg / 2899 lb / 2899 lb
WidthDry weight
Height1410 mm / 55.5 in / 55.5 inLoad capacity165 kg / 364 lb / 364 lb
Wheelbase2470 mm / 97.2 in / 97.2 inGross (max.) weight1480 kg / 3263 lb / 3263 lb
Track frontTowing weight750 kg / 1653 lb / 1653 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 supplyIndirect injection, multi pointEngine displacement1598 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 ratio
SumpMax. output power at
AspirationMax. torque221.0 N·m / 163.0 lb·ft / 163.0 lb·ft at 4000 rpm / 4000 rpm / 4000 rpm
Compressor typeMaximum rpm
IntercoolerMax. net output (power at the wheels)
CoolantSpecific output
Catalytic converterSpecific torque138.3 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) speed215 km/h / 134 mph / 134 mph
Acceleration 0-60 mph (97 km/h)Power-to-weight ratio
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)8.8 l/100km / 32.1 mpg-UK / 26.7 mpg-US
Standing ¼mile time Fuel consumption, Euro
Standing kilometer time CO2 emissions206 g/km / 331 g/mi / 331 g/mi (est.)
  Range568 km / 353 mi / 353 mi

Chassis

Engine locationEngine alignment
SteeringSteering details
Turns lock-to-lockTurning circle11.0 m / 36.1 ft / 36.1 ft
Suspension frontSuspension rear
Wheels frontWheels rear
Tyres frontTyres rear
Brakes frontventilated discBrakes reardisc
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 Convertible

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