MINI John Cooper Works Paceman Confirmed: 2013 Detroit Auto Show

Luke Vandezande
by Luke Vandezande

Among the many cars bound for the upcoming Detroit Auto Show, MINI will bring its John Cooper Works (JCW) Paceman.

A crossover masquerading as a hot hatch, the Paceman features the usual list of JCW upgrades. It gets a special body kit and a turbocharged four-cylinder engine with 208 hp.

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Of course, it also gets an upgraded suspension, a six-speed manual transmission or an optional six-speed automatic and the benefit of MINI’s ALL4 all-wheel drive system.

It’s also estimated to get 25 mpg in the city and 31 mpg on the highway. The official unveiling will take place during the 2013 Detroit Auto Show where will be reporting live from the show floor.

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Luke Vandezande
Luke Vandezande

Luke is an energetic automotive journalist who spends his time covering industry news and crawling the internet for the latest breaking story. When he isn't in the office, Luke can be found obsessively browsing used car listings, drinking scotch at his favorite bar and dreaming of what to drive next, though the list grows a lot faster than his bank account. He's always on <A title="@lukevandezande on Twitter" href="">Twitter</A> looking for a good car conversation. Find Luke on <A title="@lukevandezande on Twitter" href="">Twitter</A> and <A title="Luke on Google+" href="">Google+</A>.

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