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A DeLorean in anything other than bare stainless steel just looks weird
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The fastest and most powerful Mini ever has just landed on our shores. That's right, the Mini John Cooper Works GP is now available in the Philippines. Sort of.We say "sort of" because while the JCW GP is, in fact,
The automotive equivalent of mic drops
Coming along toward the end of each Mini Cooper generation's life cycle, we met the first GP (a supercharged fizzbomb weighing just 1,090kg) in 2006, and the GP2 sequel (a lairier, edgier prospect, turbocharged for more torque) in 2013, with
It’s also a bit of a contradiction
This is nothing less than the most powerful, fastest Mini ever made. Welcome to the new John Cooper Works GP, which answers the question, "What would putting more than 302hp and 450Nm in a Mini Cooper be like?"This is also the
The character is still there
Like many of the world's biggest car brands these days, Mini was once just a model name. Of course, you already knew that, didn't you? And you already know the story behind the original Mini's conception, but we'll
You can see the progression
If you like your hot hatches a bit spicy, they don't come more piquant than the Mini John Cooper Works GP, now in its third generation of lunacy. We'll be getting our hands on the new one as soon as
“I would love to see the JCW brand being electrified,” says company boss
As emissions regulations get tighter, performance cars-especially relatively affordable ones-are getting more and more difficult for manufacturers to justify. Which is why Peugeot isn't going to do a new 208 GTI (not with an internal combustion engine, at least),
“An extreme car that doesn’t make any compromises”
Good news: the new Mini GP looks exactly as mad as we thought and indeed hoped it might.It's those wheel arches, really. Made from thermoplastic and carbon-fiber-reinforced plastic recycled from the production of the BMW i3 and i8 (
Development car is already quicker around the Nordschleife than its predecessor
Mini has told us its new GP hot hatch-due out in 2020-will be front-wheel drive and offered with a paddle-shift gearbox only. And yes, it'll keep the wild bodywork...The most potent Mini being front-driven ought
Courtesy of a new 2.0-liter turbo-four that makes 302hp
Welcome to the two most powerful road-going Minis ever-the new Clubman and Countryman JCW.Power is up by a healthy 74hp to 302hp, and torque by 100Nm to 450Nm, thanks to a new 2.0-liter turbocharged four-cylinder engine
Watch out, Type R
Minis are supposed to be, well, mini, aren't they? They're not supposed to have Honda Civic Type R levels of power, or roof spoilers that double up as emergency hurricane shelters. The 2020 Mini John Cooper Works GP promises both
Last year’s concept car was no one-off
Mini has confirmed it will build a new John Cooper Works GP for 2020. To anyone who has ever driven earlier iterations of the GP Minis, this is good news.The confirmation comes off the back of Mini's Los Angeles Auto
Fantastic driving machines
We are huge fans of the Mini brand, not only because the entire lineup is fun to drive, but also because of its deep and rich history. Imagine, the first-generation Mini took on the big dogs in the World Rally Championship
Say hello to the John Cooper Works Buggy
Mini is no stranger to the Dakar rally. It's had Countryman rally cars-well, hugely capable desert racers that vaguely resemble a Countryman-for several years now, with a four-year winning streak between 2012 and 2015.The 2018 Dakar Rally
We finally take on the 'Green Hell'
It's dangerous and intimidating. So why would you want to drive around the 'Ring? The answer is simple: To drive the legendary track that has immortalized racing legends is high on the bucket list.Watching Formula 1 and sports car races
This is the John Cooper Works GP concept
Usually, Mini waits right until the end of its hatchback's life before it unleashes a GP version. More power, no back seats, not cheap. However, Mini has been unable to contain itself this time, so it's turned the current Mini
Will debut at the 2017 Dakar Rally
Standing at 1,557mm and stretching to 4,313mm, the all-new Mini Countryman goes against its brand name's literal meaning. It's the biggest car that Mini has ever made. Now, the British carmaker and its motorsport partner X-Raid
The big Mini gets the JCW treatment
Mention the name John Cooper Works and the image of a small, three-door Mini ready for the racetrack comes to mind. But with the popularity of the compact crossover, the British performance division must have deemed it wise to roll out
Those 3 letters make a difference
Last October, Mini unveiled the latest generation of its Convertible. The little runabout combined the fun-to-drive character that these cars are known for with the thrill of open-top motoring. It was a dream come true for anyone appreciative of
Dear Santa...we've been really good
The Mini is not what it used to be. While most people might still remember it as Mr. Bean's car of choice, we think it's obvious that the British vehicle's modern version has left its predecessor's cutesy image
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