The Mini Cooper JCW GP revealed this week is the fastest MINI ever built, as it managed to lap the famous Nurburgring Nordschleife in 8 minutes and 23 seconds. This is 19 seconds faster than the previous generation of the MINI Cooper S JCW.
The world debut of the GP model will take place at the MINI United festival, after which the car is going to be produced in 2,000 units. Its price has not been announced yet. Its specifications are also a close kept secret at the moment.
Apparently, the Mini Cooper JCW GP features powertrain, chassis and aerodynamics inspired by the world of motorsport, and an adjustable race suspension. The increased performance and handling of the Mini Cooper JCW GP are completed by a new body kit. It includes distinctive front and rear aprons, side skirts, a custom roof spoiler and a rear diffuser. The car has no rear seats, and its front ones are probably swapped with sport seats.
To be able to offer a true racing experience, the Mini Cooper JCW GP will be equipped with race-spec brakes, and bespoke racing tires. Mini says that the new John Cooper Works GP has a specific output of 100 kW/136 hp per liter.