The exclusive and sporting versions are traditionally called John Cooper Works and the newest masterpiece introduced in Frankfurt bears the badge saying Challenge.
This car is based on the most powerful civic version of Mini Cooper S, but its 1.6 4-cylinder engine is dramatically rebuilt to achieve great output and better curve of torque.
210hp is produced by the engine with a modified turbocharger, pistons, suction system with sporting filter, improved exhaust system with sporting catalyzer and of course with a remapped ECU. Value of torque can be temporary even 260Nm thanks to the engineâ€™s over-boost function.
High performance sporting brakes with four-piston brake calipers stop the light Mini from 100kmph just in 3.1 seconds. The exterior bodykit of Challenge is made by John Cooper Works and 17â€œ Borbet alloy rims are really fancy.