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2012 Mini JCW Countryman spex

2012-09-10 13:09

SPORTY TOUCHES: The Mini John Cooper Works Countryman is a good combination of sporty, chic and power.

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ENGINE

Max power 160kW @ 6000rpm
Max torque:  280Nm
Compression ratio: 10.5:1
Bore x stroke: 77.0/85.8mm
Fuel type: Diesel Petrol

TRANSMISSION
Type: 6-speed manual

PERFORMANCE
Acceleration 0-100km/h: 7sec
Maximum speed: 225km/h
CO2 emissions: 172g/km (combined)

DIMENSIONS
Overall length x width x height: 4133 x 1789 x 1549
Wheelbase: 2596mm
Minimum ground clearance: 137mm

CAPACITIES
Passengers:  5
Fuel tank: 47 litres
Cargo volume: Seats up / down:  350/1170 litres

STEERING
Type:  Electric power

BRAKES
Front: Vented disc
Rear: disc
Anti-lock: Yes

SUSPENSION
Front: Single-joint Macpherson spring strut axle with anti-dive control
Rear:  Multi-link axle with aluminium longitudinal struts and centrally pivoted control arms

WHEELS & TYRES
Wheels: 7.5J x 18 LM
Tyres: 225/45 R18 99V

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