The MINI John Cooper Works accelerates to 100 km/h in just 6.5 seconds, the MINI John Cooper Works Clubman completes the same exercise a mere 0.3 seconds later. Top speed in both cases is 238 km/h or 148 mph. The MINI John Cooper Works returning average fuel consumption in the EU test cycle of 6.9 litres/100 kilometres (equal to 40.9 mpg imp), the MINI John Cooper Works Clubman offering an equally impressive 7.0 litres (40.3 mpg imp). The cars' CO2 ratings, in turn, are 165 and, respectively, 167 grams per kilometre.
Both the MINI John Cooper Works and the MINI John Cooper Works Clubman are regular production models in the MINI range built at MINI Plant Oxford together with other model variants. The introduction of these new top athletes completes the full integration of John Cooper Works, the epitome of extremely dynamic cars, components and accessories full of tradition into the MINI brand.
The drivetrain comes straight from motorsport, the exclusive light-alloy, extra-light wheels, the extremely powerful brakes, the new exhaust system and the modified six-speed manual gearbox also stem from the new MINI John Cooper Works CHALLENGE race car.
Not only a particularly powerful engine, but also a wide range of other components conveying the supreme power of the engine smoothly and safely to the road come as standard on both the MINI John Cooper Works and the MINI John Cooper Works Clubman. Apart from the 17-inch light-alloy rims also derived from the MINI John Cooper Works CHALLENGE racing model as well as equally large and extra-powerful disc brakes on all four wheels, DSC Dynamic Stability Control including DTC Dynamic Traction Control naturally come as standard.
The Sports Button also featured as standard is positioned directly next to the John Cooper Works gearshift lever on the centre console. Simply by pressing this button, the driver activates a special gas pedal control map conceived for more dynamic performance and an even more direct response from the steering. A leather sports steering wheel, the roof lining finished in Anthracite, interior trim in Piano Black, as well the Center Speedo extending all the way to 260 km/h or 160 mph round off the interior of the MINI John Cooper Works and the MINI John Cooper Works Clubman conceived and designed from the start for purist sportiness and style.
The MINI John Cooper Works and the MINI John Cooper Works Clubman are both available with a choice of ten paintwork colours, Chili Red and Pepper White non-metallic being supplemented by Lightning Blue, Laser Blue, British Racing Green, Astro Black, Pure Silver, Dark Silver, and Sparkling Silver metallic. Further special colours are Mellow Yellow on the MINI John Cooper Works and Hot Chocolate metallic on the MINI John Cooper Works Clubman. And the further option to choose the roof in either body colour or in White and Black on the MINI John Cooper Works and, respectively, Silver and Black on the MINI John Cooper Works Clubman, allows an even wider range of combinations.
The new models come as standard with seats in Chequered cloth finished in Carbon Black. Sports seats with a combination of cloth and leather are available as an option in Carbon Black, Rooster Red, or Pacific Blue, and in the MINI John Cooper Works the cloth/leather upholstery is also available in Cream White.
As an alternative to the interior trim in Piano Black, the trim in both model versions is also available in Fluid Silver, with interior trim in Carbon offered as a special accessory. Yet a further styling element is Colour Line in Dark Grey as standard and, as an option, in Cream White, Rooster Red, Mellow Yellow, or Pacific Blue.