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Mini John Cooper Works GP Unveiled, it's the Fastest Mini Ever

Mini has unveiled the fastest production Mini ever, the John Cooper Works GP. The John Cooper Works GP recently lapped the Nürburgring Nordschleife in 8 minutes and 23 seconds, a full 19 seconds quicker than the the lap time set by its predecessor, the Mini Cooper S with John Cooper Works GP Kit.

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has unveiled the fastest production Mini ever, the John Cooper Works GP. The John Cooper Works GP recently lapped the Nürburgring Nordschleife in 8 minutes and 23 seconds, a full 19 seconds quicker than the the lap time set by its predecessor, the Mini Cooper S with John Cooper Works GP Kit.

Underpinning the performance characteristics of the Mini John Cooper Works GP is exclusive powertrain, chassis and aerodynamics technology inspired directly by motorsport. Mini hasn’t announced the final horsepower figures, but it wil pack more than the 214 horsepower that the previous model had. It also gets an adjustable race suspension. On the outside the Mini John Cooper Works GP gets large front and rear aprons, side skirts, a bespoke roof spoiler and a newly developed rear diffuser which optimizes airflow around the underbody. The rear seats have also been removed to save weight.
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The Mini John Cooper Works GP gets an adjustable race suspension and on the outside its stands apart from the lesser powered models with its large front and rear aprons, side skirts, bespoke roof spoiler and a newly developed rear diffuser which optimizes airflow around the underbody. Inside the rear seats have been removed to save weight.

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Final pricing will be announced closer to its on sale date, but Mini will only produce 2,000 units. The good news is that it will be sold in the U.S.

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