Mini John Cooper Works Gp
It will have more than 300 horsepower and will be limited to 3,000 units.
It has race track camouflage.
The 300-horsepower hot hatch is mostly revealed.
The most powerful production Mini ever.
If the concept was any sign, the production GP should be awesome.
No word on production, but we wouldn't rule it out.
Evo has paid tribute to the beloved Japanese video series Best Motoring, with an outstanding track-based feature involving four hot Minis.
The late Sir Alexander Arnold Constantine Issigonis, Alec Issignonis to his Internet friends, designed a car that was sold as the Morris Mini-Minor, the Austin Seven and later the Austin Mini. Go to the Mini USA website and check out the models, though, and every one of them is called a Cooper of some sort, e.g., Mini Cooper Paceman or Mini Co
Let's just go ahead and say it: a sports car is not really, truly a sports car until it has set a time on the Nürburgring. Until then, it's just seats on wheels. The Mini John Cooper Works GP edition has, however, earned its car stripes: just 2,000 of the fancy Minis are headed for production, and one of them has lapped the 'Ring in 8:23.
The Mini faithful fondly remember the John Cooper Works GP (pictured above). Launched at the Geneva Motor Show in 2006, the GP edition was the fastest version of the first-gen Mini hatchback. It packed 218 horsepower, 180 pound-feet of torque, a beefier suspension and – thanks to the remo