265 hp for the MINI JCW signed by AC Schnitzer

The preparer German AC Schnitzler gives a twist to the new generation of the MINI John Cooper Works, with a special preparation that takes its power up to 265 horses.

MINI-John-Cooper-Works-AC- Schnitzer-1Une of the novelties that AC Schnitzler will this year Essen Motor Show that will take place starting next week, will be the new prep package for the new generation of the MINI John Cooper Works.

The preparer German made a number of modifications to the powertrain of 2.0-liter turbo that used the MINI S, which, thanks to improvements in the electronic management achieved a power output of 265 horsepower, that is 34 hp more than the MINI JCW series.

The improvements to the powertrain are complemented with a new exhaust system, AC Schnitzer stainless steel tubes which has a system that allows through a remote control, enable the functionality ‘Track Mode’, specifically designed for use within circuits. This electronic device activates a valve which opens to allow a flow of output less restrictive.

MINI-John-Cooper-Works-AC- Schnitzer-2in Addition, the kit offers a package of improvements in the suspensions, consisting of a few new suspension springs AC Schnitzler for both axes, with a a reduction in the height around 30 mm, improving the driving dynamics. The improvements in the chassis have been developed under the supervision of the expert Manfred Wollgarten.

in Addition to the mechanical update, the MINI John Cooper Works by AC Schnitzer account with some improvements to the aesthetic level. It worked especially the aerodynamics, with the addition of a new splitter up front, plus some other details purely aesthetic and a alloy wheels of 19 inches with painting in two tones, with tires in as 215/35 R19.

In the interior the changes are limited to some items with the aluminum finish, such as the hand brake, shift lever and pedals, as well as a set of floor mats with the emblem of AC Schnitzer.

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