This promises to be the year of the Mini and is that not always a car can celebrate the 50 years on the roads arousing passions wherever it goes. Today we bring to our blog dedicated to luxury the ultimate way to celebrate half a century of mini, a limited edition of 250 units receiving the long name of Mini John Cooper Works World Championship 50.
MINI has decided to kill two birds with one stone with this release, first 50 years of the car presented by Alec Issigonis in 1959 and that would change the automotive world for its small dimensions and on the other hand recalls the first title of champion of Formula 1 obtained by John Cooper that same year Jack Brabham driving a.
This limited edition features technical and aesthetic improvements that make it the Mini most powerful and aggressive ever built.
Its wild beauty is enhanced by the contrast of colors in your body , the predominant is a typical English racing cars in the 50s and 60s, which combines perfectly with white green carbon (green Connaught) and granite black Of the fund of the bixenón optical groups and of the alloy wheels John Cooper Works. To give an even more sporty and exclusive look the World Championship 50 mounts numerous elements in carbon fiber ; Such as in the air intake frame, the rear diffuser or both mirrors.
The heart of this Mini John Cooper is occupied by a 1,600 cc propeller equipped with turbocharger and direct injection of fuel that is capable of delivering the not inconsiderable amount of 211 hp. All these horses offer the possibility to the Mini to reach the 238 km / h of top speed and to pass from 0 to 100 km / h in 6.5 seconds. Inside are leather – trimmed seats and heated deep color, GPS navigation, parking aid sensor, Bluetooth technology and a stereo Harman Kardon.
Of the 250 units to be manufactured in Oxford, 100 units are for the UK market and the rest for Europe, its price will be around 40,000 euros .