New MINI JCW Engine to Get Improved MPG, Automatic Transmission Option

New MINI JCW Engine to Get Improved MPG, Automatic Transmission Option
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The John Cooper Works (JCW) MINI lineup will all get a revised 1.6-liter engine based on its predecessor with performance numbers being the same at 208-hp and 207 lb-ft of torque. Continue Reading...

MINI Diesel Rumored for US Launch, JCW May Become Sub-Brand

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MINI Diesel Rumored for US Launch, JCW May Become Sub-Brand
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MINI has been experiencing tremendous success in America and it appears that the cute British brand has no plans to slow down. There are now reports that MINI is strongly considering bringing its diesel powerplants to the U.S. and could be turning John Cooper Works into a sub-brand tuning division, similar to BMW‘s M models…. Continue Reading...

2013 MINI JCW Countryman Teased

2013 MINI JCW Countryman Teased
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MINI‘s JCW Countryman took a bow in Austria, revealing the next generation of high-performance John Cooper Works variants. No specific details have been released on the new JCW Countryman, but rumor has it the 1.6-liter turbocharged powerplant will have at least 215-hp, while the suspension has been tuned with stiffer spring rates and lower the… Continue Reading...

MINI John Cooper Works Coupes Take on the Nurburgring [Video]

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Mission accomplished. After the official reveal of the MINI Cooper Coupe, the fun British brand wanted to show off its reliability and performance through two John Cooper Works Coupes campaigning at the 24 Hours of Nurburgring. Both vehicles passed with flying colors, running strong throughout the 24 hour race and crossing the finish line after… Continue Reading...