MINI India, on Thursday, introduced the new Limited-Edition MINI John Cooper Works inspired by the MINI John Cooper Works GP. The MINI John Cooper Works GP Inspired Edition is a tribute to the MINI John Cooper Works GP and comes with exclusive design attributes, which transfers the fascinating aura of the MINI John Cooper Works GP to the road. Mr. Vikram Pawah, President, BMW Group India said, “MINI John Cooper Works has always been in a league of its own with a unique combination of heritage, exclusivity and performance. Inspired by MINI’s motorsport genes and legendary racing successes, the MINI John Cooper Works GP Inspired Edition is a tribute to MINI John Cooper Works GP. This uncompromisingly dynamic Edition is built to give you guaranteed thrills worthy of the racetrack experience. The MINI John Cooper Works GP Inspired Edition makes the most thrilling MINI ever even more exciting”.
The MINI John Cooper Works GP Inspired Edition exterior is an ideal expression of motor-sport pedigree. The Racing Grey Metallic exterior colour is exclusive to this Edition along with the contrasting Melting Silver Metallic roof, mirror caps and John Cooper Works rear spoiler. The exterior surrounds & inner parts of Headlights and Rear Lights, Door Handles, Fuel Filler Cap, Front Grille surround and MINI Emblem in the front & rear are all finished in Piano Black. The John Cooper Works Side Scuttles and Air Intake Trim in carbon fibre highlight the impressive appearance of the car.
The interior of MINI John Cooper Works GP Inspired Edition exudes its pure racing heritage with John Cooper Works Sports Seats in Leather Dinamica finish with GP badging. The GP logo is also featured on the Floor Mats for the driver and front passenger, while both front and rear mats are finished in red stitching. The John Cooper Works Steering Wheel is crafted in ‘Walknappa’ Leather with Red contrast stitching. The paddle shifters are laid with distinctive GP badging exclusively 3D-printed to further enhance the racetrack feel and they allow for faster gear shifts. The key also acquires its exclusive character with the exclusive GP inspired key cap. John Cooper Works DNA is reflected in every detail.
John Cooper Works GP Inspired Edition sports a 2.0 Litre 4-cylinder TwinPower Turbo engine that can hit 100 km/h in 6.1seconds and has an output of 231 Hp and 320 Nm of Torque. The engine is mated to a precision tuned 8-speed Steptronic Sport transmission, which makes for smooth gear shifts. The car also features a limited slip differential that improves handling and contributes to the sophisticated characteristics of the drivetrain. The circular central instrument panel is surrounded by an LED ring offering a brilliant colour display in 6.5-inches. The standard infotainment features include Apple CarPlay®, MINI Navigation System, Radio MINI Visual Boost with touch functionality, USB interface and Harman Kardon Hi-Fi Audio System, featuring 12 high performance speakers and an eight-channel digital amplifier, delivers 360 watts of crisp, natural, and powerful sound.
The MINI John Cooper Works GP Inspired Edition is loaded with a range of cutting- edge safety technologies. The standard safety equipment comprises of Front and Passenger Airbags, Brake Assist, 3-Point Seat Belts, Dynamic Stability Control, Crash Sensor, Anti-lock Braking System, Cornering Brake Control and Run-flat Indicator. The MINI John Cooper Works GP Inspired Edition is exclusively available in Racing Grey Metallic exterior colour at an ex-showroom price of INR 46,90,000*. The car is Limited to only 15 units, which are all set to be offered as Completely Built-Up units (CBU). The MINI John Cooper Works GP Inspired Edition is available for booking only on the MINI Online Shop.