MINI John Cooper Works Hatch was introduced in India. The new MINI John Cooper
Works takes the go-kart feeling to its extreme. The MINI 3-door Hatch will be
available at all MINI dealerships as a Completely Built-Up Unit (CBU) unit from
June onward. The car is available at an ex-showroom price of Rs 43,50,000.
MINI John Cooper Works Hatch is fitted with an 8-speed Sports Steptronic
automatic transmission with shift paddles. The shift by wire technology for
automatic transmission comes with an electronic gear selector that is
ergonomically shaped for more comfortable handling. The car is powered by a 2.0
litre, 4-cylinder TwinPower Turbo engine that can hit 100 km/h in 6.1 seconds, delivering
a peak output of 231 hp and a maximum torque of 320 Nm.
car was unveiled in the presence of Dr.
Hans-Christian Baertels, President (act.), BMW Group India.
hexagonal radiator grille at the centre section has a characteristic honeycomb
pattern with a cross member at the bottom edge finished in red. The exclusive John
Cooper Works bonnet stripes add a distinctively race-inspired look. LED
headlamps are standard and are surrounded by LED daytime running lights
incorporating the direction indicators.
symbol of racing pedigree – the John Cooper Works badge is emblazoned in the
front, side scuttles and tailgate. The MINI John Cooper Works Hatch enhances
its racing genes even further with a contrasting paint finish for the roof and
mirror caps in white, black or exclusively for MINI John Cooper Works in Chilli
features include the front apron with integral air ducts, side sills and the sporty
17” JCW Track Spoke Light Alloy Wheels in Black. The 4-piston, fixed-caliper
brakes are in bold Chilli Red with a John Cooper Works badge. The sporty John
Cooper Works front and rear bumpers as well as rear spoiler give an extra aerodynamic
edge. The car has chrome plated double exhaust tailpipes.
interior comes with John Cooper Works sport seats integrated with headrests in
Carbon Black Dinamica Leather and red accents as standard. The ultimate
‘go-kart’ feeling is enhanced with the John Cooper Works sports leather
steering wheel which comes with paddle shifters and automatically adjusted
steering sensitivity. John Cooper Works DNA can be found in every detail, like
the John Cooper Works stainless steel pedal caps and the the door sills with an
integrated John Cooper Works badge.
MINI Excitement Pack features exterior MINI Logo projection, LED interior and
ambient lighting which illuminates the cabin with a choice 12 selectable
colours. The optional panorama glass roof allows ample amounts of natural light
and fresh air in the cabin.
MINI John Cooper Works Hatch comes with high contrast MINI Head-Up Display,
which provides information regarding the media outputs, navigation and
telephone options directly in the line of sight for the driver. As a standard
feature, 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.
iconic circular central instrument panel is surrounded by an LED ring offering
a colour display in 6.5-inches. Bluetooth phone/audio connectivity comes as
standard. The Radio MINI Visual Boost with touch functionality including AUX-IN
socket and USB interface is also a standard feature of the MINI John Cooper
optional MINI Wired package offers an 8.8 inch touch screen with Touchpad
controller, MINI Find Mate with 2 Bluetooth tags, Navigation System
Professional, MINI Connected XL, telephony with wireless charging and 2nd USB
interface. Other infotainment options now include Apple CarPlay along with MINI
Radio Visual Boost + MINI Navigation or with MINI Wired Package.
Driving Modes enable an individualised vehicle set-up focusing on ride comfort,
sportiness or efficiency, according to the driver’s preference. In addition to
the standard MID mode, there is a choice of SPORT and GREEN modes. Sport Mode
sharpens the steering and acceleration for sportier, more agile handling.
Driver Assistance Systems include Park Distant Control and Rear View Camera as
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 tyres as standard. Other technology
includes Auto Start/Stop function, Brake Energy Recuperation, active cooling
air flaps and electromechanical power steering.
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