The MINI John Cooper Works Hatch has been launched in the country. The MINI John Cooper Works, based on the MINI 3-door Hatch, will be available at all MINI dealerships as a Completely Built-Up Unit (CBU) unit from June onwards. The MINI JCW is available for booking at an ex-showroom price of Rs 43,50,000.
The MINI John Cooper Works Hatch is available in the following standard paintworks – Chilli Red, Electric Blue, Emerald Grey, Melting Silver, Midnight Black, Pepper White, Solaris Orange, Starlight Blue, Thunder Grey and White Silver and in the exclusive John Cooper Works Rebel Green – a modern take on the classic British Racing Green.
It is available with standard upholstery Dinamica Leather combination Carbon Black/Carbon Black and in Leather Cross Punch Carbon Black, Carbon Black, Leather Lounge Satellite Grey, Carbon Black, Leather Chester Malt Brown, Black and MINI Yours Leather Lounge Carbon Black and Carbon Black.
The MINI John Cooper Works models are built to thrill. Bold, racing-inspired looks, finest quality materials along with visual enhancements put the John Cooper Works models in a league of their own. Wide, long and low, MINI John Cooper Works sports a silhouette that spells exclusivity and action all at once. The car sits on standard sporty 17-inch JCW Track Spoke Light Alloy wheels. Braking duties on the car are handled by a 4-piston, fixed-calliper brakes in bold Chilli Red with a John Cooper Works badge.
The interiorof MINI John Cooper Works exudes its pure racing heritage. John Cooper Works sport seats integrated with headrests in Carbon Black Dinamica Leather and red accents as standard are designed to give full control of the power beneath. The 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.
The 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.
Powering the MINI John Cooper Works comes from a 2.0 litre, 4-cylinder TwinPower Turbo engine that can hit 100 km/h in 6.1 seconds, mobilizing a peak output of 231 hp and a maximum torque of 320 Nm.
The MINI John Cooper Works Hatch is loaded with cutting-edge safety technology. The 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.
Dr. Hans-Christian Baertels, President (act.), BMW Group India said, “A unique combination of heritage, exclusivity and performance, John Cooper Works has always been in a league of its own. Our premium performance models that are named after the legendary John Cooper are the most powerful and exclusive MINI models ever built. John Cooper Works embodies the true essence of motorsport. When you’re behind the wheel of a John Cooper Works, you’re guaranteed thrills worthy of the race track. The MINI John Cooper Works Hatch is the latest addition to our established and highly successful MINI model portfolio in India.”