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Mini Cooper Steptronic

(2008 model)

Brief specs of 2008 Mini Cooper Steptronic

3-door 4-seater convertible (cabriolet), 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, 88.0 kW / 118.0 hp / 118.0 hp @ 6000 rpm / 6000 rpm / 6000 rpm, 160.0 N·m / 118.0 lb·ft / 118.0 lb·ft @ 4250 rpm / 4250 rpm / 4250 rpm, automatic 6-speed transmission, front wheel drive, 215 km/h / 134 mph / 134 mph top speed, consumption 9.0 l/100km / 31.4 mpg-UK / 26.1 mpg-US

units: metric UK US

Basic (general) data

Marque (make)MiniIssued from2008
ModelCooper SteptronicIssued 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)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)680 l / 24.01 cu ft / 24.01 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 capacity225 kg / 496 lb / 496 lb
Wheelbase2470 mm / 97.2 in / 97.2 inGross (max.) weight1540 kg / 3395 lb / 3395 lb
Track frontTowing weight650 kg / 1433 lb / 1433 lb
Track rearWeight distribution (front)
Ground clearanceFuel capacity40 l / 8.8 UK gal / 10.6 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 supplyElectronic fuel injection (EFI)Engine 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 DesignDOHC (double overhead camshafts, twin cam)Compression ratio11.0 : 1
SumpMax. output power88.0 kW / 118.0 hp / 118.0 hp at 6000 rpm / 6000 rpm / 6000 rpm
AspirationMax. torque160.0 N·m / 118.0 lb·ft / 118.0 lb·ft at 4250 rpm / 4250 rpm / 4250 rpm
Compressor typeMaximum rpm
IntercoolerMax. net output (power at the wheels)35.2 kW / 47.2 hp / 47.2 hp (est.)
CoolantwaterSpecific output55.1 kW/l / 1.210 bhp/cu in / 1.210 bhp/cu in
Catalytic converterSpecific torque100.1 N·m/l / 0.88 lb·ft/cu in / 0.88 lb·ft/cu in

Transmission

Transmission typeautomaticNumber 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 ratio91.3 kW/ton / 69.2 bhp/ton / 69.2 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)9.0 l/100km / 31.4 mpg-UK / 26.1 mpg-US
Standing ¼mile time Fuel consumption, Euro
Standing kilometer time CO2 emissions211 g/km / 339 g/mi / 339 g/mi (est.)
  Range444 km / 276 mi / 276 mi

Chassis

Engine locationEngine alignment
SteeringSteering detailsPower assisted steering
Turns lock-to-lockTurning circle11.0 m / 36.1 ft / 36.1 ft
Suspension frontSuspension rear
Wheels frontWheels rear
Tyres front175/65-R15Tyres rear175/65-R15
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 Steptronic

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