Both the base and Cooper S models are available with either six-speed automatic or six-speed manual transmissions. Subscribe for more Supercars Therapy videos! The Clubman comes in two trim levels, the Cooper and turbocharged Cooper S. The Clubman is light despite its size, and that translates into nimble handling. Access to the rear seat is eased by a third, rear-hinged door on the passenger side. Opting for the six-speed manual transmission over the six-speed automatic in base and S models can net a 1-mpg improvement in both city and highway driving. In fact, unless you drove the Clubman back-to-back with the hatchback, you might not notice the difference. The Cooper hardtop can also wear a more aggressive mug thanks to the John Cooper Works trim, which adds bigger wheels, hood scoop, and black mesh grille.
TransmissionFilter selectedTransmissionList, transmissionTemplate ; } listingsSearchManager. But one often overlooked component of the decision-making process is the cost to insure a vehicle. As expected, each trim level receives more equipment as standard, while also gaining more power and a more sporting state of suspension tune. The Clubman's cabin lets in minimal road or wind noise, a sign of good design and engineering. Currently the Mini Cooper Clubman has a score of 7. BodyTypeFilter selectedBodyTypeGroupIdList, bodyTypeGroupIdToNameMap, null ; bodyTypeFilter.
FuelTypeFilter selectedFuelTypeList, null ; fuelTypeFilter. As far as a target buyers goes, we figure its stylish couples, perhaps with a pet. The Coupe retains the usual menagerie of Mini-styled interior buttons and flair, but to a lesser, more attractive degree. Daytime running lights and Xenon headlights are optional. A slightly tweaked audio control layout arrived in 2011 and helps to reduce the awkwardness of controlling the Clubman's features, though ergonomics elements, such as the seat sliders, are still somewhat backward. Here's how to disable adblocking on our site. As with other Minis, the automaker offers a number of ways to personalize John Cooper Works cars.
Mini Yours introduces new customization options for upholstery, interior surfaces, and unique exterior colors such as Highclass Grey metallic and Laguna Green metallic, so buyers can create and design their Mini in detail. It achieved a 0-60 mph time of 8. An 8-inch-tall pass-through leads directly into the 9. Amazingly, torque steer has been reduced to next-to-nil levels thanks to Mini's tinkerers. Show full review Vehicle Overview Mini stretched the length of its Cooper by 9.
This car is a heckuvalota fun to drive. Vehicle Overview Mini stretched the length of its Cooper by 9. And yet with a 208-bhp turbocharged direct-injected inline-4 and quick-shifting 6-speed transmission, the little-big Clubman changes perceptions. Functional options include high-end features like adaptive Xenon headlights, rear obstacle warning and a navigation system. SellerTypeFilter selectedSellerTypeList, null ; sellerTypeFilter. This engine works best with the standard 6-speed manual transmission, which adds to the sportiness and makes the Mini Cooper fun to drive. It competes with sporty hatchbacks ranging from the Mazda3 to the Volvo C30.
Some things are best left alone. A roof rack, sunroof, and rear roof spoiler further accent the top of the car. But contrary to what Mini's marketing squad proclaims, this isn't the quickest Mini we've tested. Of course, the most fun is had with all nannies switched to their lowest settings, or off, and Sport mode engaged. Both provide 88 pounds of additional downforce while travelling at the Coupe's electronically limited 149 mph top speed. The Mini Coopers are powered by a 1. Other notable features that were available include Bluetooth, the Mini Connected infotainment system, navigation and parking sensors.
The Clubman gets a combined 30 mpg in mixed driving. With a third door and split rear hatch, it's more in line with a traditional shooting brake than a sports coupe. Newly optional for 2012 are body-colored C-pillars that are available for certain paint colors. Overall, the transmission and engine combine nicely to deliver spirited power delivery in all driving modes, even the eco-friendly gas-saving selection. Updates from last year's mild redesign carry forward for 2012, including new lights and rear bumper and a revised interior which favors matte black over some of the previous chrome. Lineup The 2012 Mini Cooper models are powered by 1. InstalledOptionsFilter selectedInstalledOptionIdList, installedOptionIdToLabelMap, possiblyDroppedOptionsMap ; installedOptionsFilter.
With 208 horses and 198 lb-ft created by its twin-scroll turbocharged 1. On-throttle, an electronic limited-slip differential uses brake application to control wheelspin; it's helpful when driving hard out of tight turns. Mini Coopers offer a great combination of style, driving fun, low operating costs and practicality. A Sport button on the center console changes throttle mapping to a hyper-aggressive setting and adds loading resistance to the electric steering. Enter in the mid-2000s an offbeat design that feature a small, additional pair of gate-swinging doors to provide rear access, along with a wagon-y back featuring old-school saloon-style doors rather than a hatch.
It remaps throttle response and provides a weightier Electronic Power Steering. And free is good, right? It matches the rear bumper and, if desired, the roof. Mini Bayswater is focused on the sporting verve and agile handling for which the Mini is renowned and is available with either the Mini Cooper engine or the 172-hp Mini Cooper S engine. Safety features include dual-stage front impact airbags, front passenger side-impact airbags and full-cabin head protection curtains. Now optional is a rearview mirror with a digital compass, and Mini offers an eight-gear collapsible bike that weighs about 24 lbs that fits in the back of a Cooper hatch.
SinceLastVisitFilter false, 1557551921498 ; listingsSearchManager. The exact text will differ depending on the actual application you have running. But it is unmistakably Mini. The split-opening rear door and flat load floor help make the most of the space, but the joint of the rear door causes visibility issues that may bother some. It matches the rear bumper and, if desired, the roof. Body styles: Hatch, convertible Engines: 1.