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
Bore / stroke 83.0 mm / 73.8 mm
Power (max)315 hp (232 kW) at 6,200 rpm
Torque (max)425 Nm at 5,000 rpm
Transmission type Four-wheel drive
GearboxSequential shift, six forward gears and one reverse
DifferentialsMechanical front and rear
Clutch Double-disc sintered metal
Suspension MacPherson struts with adjustable dampers
SteeringPower-assisted rack and pinion
Brakes Ventilated disc brakes (front diameter 355mm on tarmac)
Wheels 8 x 18 inch for tarmac, 7 x 15 inch for gravel
Length 3,976 mm
Width 1,820 mm
1,820 mm2,480 mm
Weight FIA regulation 1,200 kg minimum (1,360 kg with driver and co-driver)

03 Jan 2014


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