Mini John Cooper Works Pro Edition gets JCW Tuning Kit while the 2.0-litre twin-turbo petrol engine is uprated to produce 208 bhp and 300 Nm
The Mini John Cooper Works Pro Edition has been launched in India for a price of Rs. 43.90 lakh (ex-showroom). The limited production run model is brought into the country through CBU route just like every other Mini branded vehicle. The British automaker has taken the standard Cooper S and fitted it with JCW Tuning Kit. Customers will also get access to the authentic JCW accessories along with the Pro Edition.
JCW was founded in 2000 by the son of the legendary John Cooper who was responsible for the advent of the Mini Cooper model. BMW, Mini’s owner, bought the outfit almost a decade ago, and it has grown into a trustable performance tuner over the years. Available only on Amazon India, the limited MINI JCW Pro Edition is said to inspired by the racing DNA of John Cooper Works.
The Mini JCW Pro Edition receives several signature cosmetic treatments from the in-house tuner. There are changes like the red painted wing mirrors and red roof amidst a new matte black paint theme with red pinstripes. The twin pipe exhausts are finished in carbon fibre while the LED headlamps are shrouded by black finished bezels.
Other important exterior upgrades are the JCW aerodynamic package, presence of JCW emblem at the rear, 17-inch cosmos black alloys, controllable exhaust valve systems, etc. Stepping inside the cabin, you could notice the Alcantara finished JCW sports seats with integrated headrests and contrast Red Dinamica, JCW steering wheel with perforated leather and red stitching, JCW door sills, anthracite finished roof liner, gear selector lever and so on.
As for the powertrain, the Mini JCW Pro Edition gets a standard 2.0-litre twin turbocharged four cylinder petrol motor uprated to produce 208 bhp and 300 Nm torque – 19 bhp and 20 Nm more than the regular Cooper S. The engine is coupled to a six-speed Steptronic gearbox driving the front wheels. It helps to achieve a 0-100 kmph acceleration time of just 6.5 seconds.
The significant safety and driver assistance features provided are DSC, Launch Control, ABS, Run Flat Indicator, Cornering Brake Control, airbags, etc. Customers will also get access to three driving modes, a HUD and Harman Kardon audio system with 12 speakers.