MINI has announced this morning the new finish that step will access MINI hatchback. This is the MINI First five-door , a model that uses the small engine 1.2 three-cylinder gasoline that uses technologies like direct injection, turbocharging and variable valve timing for intake and exhaust to get 75 horsepower and 150Nm of torque at 1,400 rpm. The gearbox is a six-speed manual.
is not performance based course, a portent. The five-full doors 0-100 in 13.4 seconds . This mechanical approves an average consumption of 5.2 liters and CO2 emissions of 121 grams of CO2 per kilometer, which in Spain you would pay a 4.75% registration tax. This is one of the factors for which the brand has decided not to sell this version in our market.
At the moment, the Spanish MINI hatchback range comprises three petrol and three diesel engines corresponding to the One / oned, Cooper / Cooper D and Cooper S / Cooper SD versions. Gasoline in the power outputs of 102, 136 and 192 respectively horses, while diesel engines rely on 92, 116 and 170 hp.
The main difference model with the traditional five-door hatchback is that measured 3.98 meters (16.1 which more than 7.2 inches in battle). This provides more rear passenger room with 4 more inches of legroom. In a five-seat model .. The boot also has a higher capacity, with 278 liters, 67 liters improved compared to three doors.
Source – MINI
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Article MINI First, also with five doors, but not in Spain was originally published in Current Motor.