Mini John Cooper Works WRC

The product of a short-lived association between BMW and British-based preparation firm Prodrive in 2011 and 2012, the Mini John Cooper Works WRC is still rallied by privateers. Proved capable of winning stages in 2012, and got quicker in 2013 when Prodrive squeezed another 8hp from the engine.

Engine type In-line four cylinder, 1.6 litre, turbocharged
Power (max)
Torque (max)
Transmission type Four-wheel drive
Gearbox Sequential shift, six forward gears and one reverse
Differentials Mechanical front and rear
Suspension MacPherson struts with adjustable dampers
Steering Power-assisted rack and pinion
Brakes Ventilated discs and four-piston calipers all round.
Disc diameter 300mm on gravel, 355mm (front only) on tarmac
Wheels 8 x 18 inch for tarmac, 7 x 15 inch for gravel
Length 4.110 mm
Width 1.820 mm
Wheel base
Weight FIA regulation 1,200 kg minimum (1,360 kg with driver and co-driver)

03 Jan 2014


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