MINI Cooper JCW Looks Production Ready in Spy Photos

Jason Siu
by Jason Siu

The latest spy photos of the MINI Cooper JCW reveal that it’s nearly ready for production.

Earlier this year at the Detroit Auto Show, MINI unveiled a concept version of the new Cooper JCW and since then‘s spy photographers have caught it testing numerous times. This time around, it appears to be a pre-production model with very little camouflage, giving us a good look at the more aggressive front bumper with larger air intakes as well as the bigger red brake calipers in the front.

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Unlike the last time we saw the car, this one has the correct side skirts and rear bumper, albeit camouflaged. The 2015 MINI Cooper JCW is expected to be powered by a 2.0-liter four-cylinder turbocharged engine pumping out around 230 hp.

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Jason Siu
Jason Siu

Jason Siu began his career in automotive journalism in 2003 with Modified Magazine, a property previously held by VerticalScope. As the West Coast Editor, he played a pivotal role while also extending his expertise to Modified Luxury & Exotics and Modified Mustangs. Beyond his editorial work, Jason authored two notable Cartech books. His tenure at saw him immersed in the daily news cycle, yet his passion for hands-on evaluation led him to focus on testing and product reviews, offering well-rounded recommendations to AutoGuide readers. Currently, as the Content Director for VerticalScope, Jason spearheads the content strategy for an array of online publications, a role that has him at the helm of ensuring quality and consistency across the board.

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