The Mini John Cooper Works Hardtop used to be wild, unruly, and raucous. This new car gives all of that up for more power, more composure, and a Baby BMW vibe. Continue reading 2015 Mini John Cooper Works Hardtop First Drive [w/video]...Show More Summary
This is the most powerful Mini Cooper that has ever been built, and produces an awesome 231bhp; quite a feat for the 3rd generation hatch. So just how powerful is the JCW? Similar to the recent Cooper S, the JCW packs a 2-litre engine built by BMW. The predecessors never had an engine that went The post The Mini John Cooper Works; it really does work appeared first on Siusto.
It’s easy to wonder what the late John Cooper, British motorsport legend and fast Mini originator, might make of the latest 2015 Mini John Cooper Works model to bear his namesake. For one thing, at 170kW, the third-generation JCW of ‘BMW’s Mini’ has as much horsepower as Cooper’s finest race machinery back in the day. […]
John Cooper 1912 During the winter of 1910, Walter Wimbish and John Cooper were working a gold mine claim near Pedro Creek, Alaska, when Wimbish suddenly disappeared in November. This did not raise any immediate alarms since miners during this era often moved about the frontier filing and exploring new claims. But after six […]
MINI has announced pricing for the new John Cooper Works hatch range, with the price of entry now well south of the $50k mark and the standard feature list now fatter than ever. Set to launch locally in the middle of July and initially...Show More Summary
Washington and Beijing have agreed to work together on fighting illegal fishing, as well as to broaden cooperation on maritime law enforcement, US Secretary of State John Kerry announced following the Strategic Oceans Meeting at the US-China Strategic and Economic Dialogue in Washington, DC on Wednesday.
The next-generation Mini John Cooper Works has been unveiled for the first time in Australia, ahead of its official launch in July. The sneak peek was the highlight of a soiree held to celebrate the grand opening of the Mini Garage Sydney in Alexandria. The state-of-the-art facility provides Mini with a new home base, previously located alongside the […]
Late last year, Mini announced that there was to be a new John Cooper Works (JCW) model of its iconic car. That meant taking the Mini's typical bubblegum style, churning it through the JCW performance-machine and creating something altogether less wholesome. Show More Summary
US Secretary of State John Kerry arrived in Russia to meet with Russian President Vladimir Putin on Tuesday. The unexpected meeting shows that Americans need cooperation with Russia and that the latter cannot just be isolated from ‘big politics’, DWN reported.
There's a new hot hatch in town wearing the fabled John Cooper Works badge -- but is it as fun to drive as its Mini predecessors? XCAR finds out.
When you buy into a Mini John Cooper Works, you’re in for three things: speed, noise, and discomfort. The previous generation Mini Coopers were never known for their ride quality, but the JCW models ramped up the hardcore even further, providing lots more fun if you were willing to put up with some rough edges. So what’s the 2016 Mini JCW like? Read more...
The new-generation Mini John Cooper Works three-door, just now hitting European roads and on track for an Australian arrival around July, is the company’s most powerful production car to date. Mini’s new range-topper now sports a 2.0-litre turbocharged four-cylinder with 170kW of power between 5200 and 6000rpm and 320Nm of torque between 1250 to 4800rpm. [...]
Most car wallpapers feature sweeping vistas and wide shots of the cars. You can take in the majesty of the entire vehicle and see the way all the pieces come together. But today, we’re losing the forest for the trees. When you focus on a beautiful detail, you start to appreciate a car’s lines in a new way. Read more...
Patrick Nonwhite, blogger and attorney at Popehat.com -- when it starts working again -- joins Ace, Gabe, Drew and John to discuss the Indiana RFRA mess, Iran and Bradley Cooper's eyes. Intro: Turnpike Troubadours - 7&7 Outro: Vera Lynn -...
MINI has been out testing its all-new Clubman for more than a year now, but the latest shots reveal the John Cooper Works variant for the first time. We know this is the high-performance JCW variant because of the enlarged intakes up front, chunky roof-mounted spoiler, exhaust tips finished in chrome, and what appears to be a rear diffuser. Expect...
CarAdvice’s spy photographers have snapped a red-hot Mini JCW Cabrio prototype testing in the snow in Germany. The spy images show the John Cooper Works Cabrio test car with only light camouflage on its bonnet and the top of its windscreen, while the squiggly black and yellow plastic wrap does a slightly better job of [...]
The Mini Convertible John Cooper Works looks ready to hit showrooms in a fresh set of spy shots during cold weather testing. The body kit comes directly from the JCW version of the two-door Hardtop. Continue reading Mini JCW Convertible...Show More Summary
When Mini introduced the new John Cooper Works Hardtop model at the 2015 Detroit Auto Show we had no idea the BMW-owned brand was also working on a convertible model. That became apparent about a month later when a camouflaged Mini Convertible wearing a front bumper identical to the JCW Hardtop was spotted by our trusty paparazzi. Show More Summary
Pricing and specification details for the 2015 Mini John Cooper Works hatchback have been announced, with the range-topping go-fast model to start below $50K. Mini JCW pricing kicks off at $47,400 plus on-road costs for the six-speed manual, or $49,950 for the six-speed automatic version. That makes it $3000 cheaper than the model it replaces, [...]
MINI’s new 170kW/320Nm John Cooper Works hot hatch will hit Australia in the third quarter with a $47,400 starting price, the carmaker has confirmed. The 2015 JCW’s pricing, which marks a $3000 saving over its predecessor, sees the hot hatch join a new Cooper range positioned as an overall more affordable line-up than the previous generation. Show More Summary