Up to date 2021 Mini John Cooper Works revealed
New for 2021 are a set of recent bumpers entrance and rear, with a bigger painted grille encompass, blockier graphics and GP3-like detailing across the decrease secondary surfaces. Tinted head and tail lights from the GP3 have additionally been carried throughout, so too a brand new number of color and trim choices.
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Inside there’s a brand new instrument pack derived from that seen within the GP3 and Mini Electrical, pairing a bigger color show with a bodily needle to 1 facet beneath the identical glass overlaying. To make full use of the brand new, extra configurable show, Mini has additionally launched a brand new steering wheel, whereas the sprint itself is now marginally totally different to earlier than. Mini’s tackle BMW’s working system has additionally been refreshed, with a housing across the embedded display.
Regardless of the brand new face, Mini has not utilized a lot in the best way of technical upgrades to the brand new JCW, sharing the identical turbocharged B48 2-litre four-cylinder petrol engine with 231bhp and 236lb ft of torque. This similar engine is used broadly all through the Mini and BMW vary, even showing within the Toyota Supra and Morgan Plus 4, and like in all its purposes has a broad torque curve peaking at simply 1450rpm, making it really feel extra gutsy on the street than its figures would possibly counsel.
Each a six-speed handbook and eight-speed torque converter type computerized transmission are capable of be fitted, which sends energy to the entrance wheels solely. The John Cooper Works additionally has an uprated four-piston brake bundle in comparison with lesser Cooper S fashions, and rides on standard-fit 17-inch wheels – 18s are an choice.
The chassis can also be in any other case unchanged, discovering its base within the UKL platform that additionally underpins front-wheel drive BMW fashions that includes the same old MacPherson entrance and multi-link rear suspension designs. Passive dampers are commonplace match on the JCW, with adaptive items relegated to the choices checklist.