AC Schnitzer is a trainer specialized in vehicles of the Group BMW. Are famous for its work on brand cars BMW, as well as preparations occasional on the MINI. It is about the brand of English where he has done his last job of high performance. In particular it has focused on the MINI Cooper S, and MINI John Cooper Works, cars that in both cases share a common engine 2.0 TwinPower Turbo four-cylinder and source BMW.
slight Changes, but that alter the entire character of the car – for good.
Aesthetically very few changes have been practiced on the MINI more powerful, although it is true that the changes are noticeable, yet subtle. The main novelty is a new wheel design multirradio 19-inch, that you feel quite well to the car. The second change is spoiler-front, located under the front bumper. The changes are shown in the pictures mounted on the MINI John Cooper Works, the MINI more powerful currently.
In regard to the mechanical modifications, affect only the engine electronics 2.0 TwinPower Turbo. AC Schnitzer has not sought raw power, but more contudencia in the day-to-day, and a reliability consistent. Therefore, the increase in power is not spectacular. In the case of the MINI Cooper S, his power initial 192 HP to 236 HP, accompanied by an increase of engine torque of 70 Nm, reaching 350 Nm. Figures already higher than those of a John Cooper Works series.
With respect to the John Cooper Works – we’ve tested does very little – its 230 HP rise up to the 265 HP, with its already massive torque of 320 Nm increasing up to 390 Nm. AC Schnitzer also installed on these MINI a new stainless steel exhaust with a tune is more serious, as well as a sport suspension that lowers the ride height of the car on 30 mm This sport suspension would also improve the cornering of these mousers utilities.