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RevoZport MINI Coupe Targa Raze is like a wasp on steroids

Ever wondered what’s the definition of a ‘pocket rocket’? Meet the RevoZport MINI Coupe Targa Raze tuning package for the MINI Coupe and MINI Roadster. It pretty much sums it up.

Starting with the engine, RevoZport – a company known for tuning BMWs – takes the 1.6-litre turbocharged inline four and stuffs it with two new chunkier camshafts, retunes the engine computer, and fits a larger intercooler, boosting overall power out to an impressive 186kW.

The power increase, also thanks to a full titanium exhaust system (weighing 5kg), puts it well ahead of the John Cooper Works Coupe/Roadster which offers 155kW.

In the JCW, we’ve tested 0-100km/h in just 6.4 seconds. It’s unknown what the RevoZport pack will do it in but we’d bet it would break through into the 5.0-seconds region.

Along with serious engine performance upgrades the RevoZport Targa Raze kit also comes with a comprehensive and fully functioning bodykit.

There’s an aggressive rear bumper bar with an integrated rear diffuser at the back, while the front gets a new bonnet and a chunkier front bumper bar. The kit is made from carbon fibre and Kevlar for lightweight advantages, saving up to 30kg.

The angry little beast is then topped off with a set of RevoZport alloy wheels that are tucked up well into the guards with help of a sports lowered suspension setup.

What a cracking fun car it must be to drive.

Brett is the editor and founder of PerformanceDrive. He's obsessed with driving, having played with Matchbox cars until he was tall enough to drive a real one. After initially working as a mechanic, Brett earned a degree in journalism and entered media as an editorial assistant at Top Gear Australia magazine. He then worked at CarAdvice.com.au. His dream is to live next door to the Nurburgring in Germany.