MINI is set to give the next John Cooper Works variants a decent boost in power thanks to the company’s latest 2.0-litre turbo four-cylinder engine.
Part of this increase comes thanks to BMW’s newly developed 2.0-litre engine, which replaces the outgoing PSA-MINI 1.6-litre turbo. Even in regular Cooper S form, the engine is good for 141kW and 300Nm during overboost.
It’s understood the new model will be available in both six-speed manual and six-speed automatic form, with front-wheel drive for most models except the ALL4 Countryman.
All is expected to be unveiled at the 2015 North American International Auto Show in Detroit next January.