Has been filed MINI John Cooper Works Challenge, a version more sporty and focused for circuit of the utility. Receives inspiration from the cars that compete in the MINI Challenge, although this will be legal to ride on the road. The bad news is that they are only sold in Uk with the steering wheel to the right. Anyway it will be hard to get one, as they can only be manufactured 100 units.
For this version it has been decided to keep the mechanics of the series. This means that you will still have the gasoline engine turbo with four cylinders and 2.0 litres under the hood. Also that their power is kept in 231 HP and 320 Nm of torque. The Challenge only will be offered with manual change and will have an acceleration from 0 to 100 km/h in 6,3 seconds and a top speed of 246 km/h. But there will be quite a few modifications.
On the outside may be distinguished by the air intakes larger, or the rear spoiler. Includes the accessories JCW Pro which is also reflected in other elements of the aerodynamic, in addition to the sports exhaust controlled by Bluetooth. 17-inch wheels are of light alloy and each saves 1.5 kg of unsprung weight. They are shod tires Michelin Pilot Sport Cup 2 with measures 215/45.
His relationship with the MINI Challenge will incorporate some components of competition as a suspension sports adjustable signed by Nitron. Your behavior will come improved thanks to the limited-slip differential Quaife ATB or a set of upgraded brakes. The MINI John Cooper Works Challenge will be presented from 23 to 26 June in the Festival of Speed of Goodwood. Cost to 32,000 pounds, which means a 40.400 euros, considerably more than the series.
Source – MINI