Official: Mini John Cooper Works World Championship 50 Special Edition

Article by Christian A., on August 26, 2010

The wraps around the new Mini John Cooper Works World Championship 50 special edition was removed several weeks ago during the commemoration of its 50th anniversary. The latest JCW model looks back to the accomplishments of the car in the 1959 and 1960 F1 World Championships, and will be sold solely in British Racing Green in keeping with the original racecars.

There will only be 250 copies of this car planned to be produced, making it one of the most exclusive Minis ever.

The new Mini is patterned after the same platform as the current JCW version. Along with the World Championship 50 special edition, two other models were unveiled in Silverstone at the Mini United 2009 celebrations.

The other accompanying models were the Beatles Magical Mystery Tour Cooper S and the Camden and Mayfair editions.

The special edition Mini did not receive any performance revisions, but retained the 1.6-liter turbocharged 4-cylinder from the standard JCW model that generates 208hp (155kW) and 192lb-ft (260Nm) of top torque.

Included as standard features of the car are steering wheel with Alcantara trim, hood scoop made of carbon fiber, rear air diffuser, mirror caps and handle for the tailgate, white racing stripes, black and red piping for leather trim, Bluetooth technology, audio system from Harman Kardon, 17 inch alloy wheels and dual-xenon headlights.

If you liked the article, share on:

Comments

Recommended

J.D. Power has officially released the 2017 Vehicle Dependability Study, an annual list of the most dependable brands in the auto industry. Once again coming on top is Lexus, the...
by - February 26, 2017
Citroen revealed that its entry to the Chinese market is moving forward with the planned release of the new generation C5. While still on sale on this part of the...
by - February 26, 2017
There is definitely a second-generation Super Series from McLaren. Even in camouflaged form, it is simply incredible. But while we still don’t have the full data on how truly dynamic...
by - February 25, 2017
A lot of fans are excited with the news that Porsche could be unveiling a performance version of its Panamera 4 E-Hybrid plug-in hybrid during the 2017 Geneva Auto Show. ...
by - February 25, 2017
Tesla is finally setting a more “definite” schedule with regards to the official launch of the Tesla Model 3 electric car. A “limited production” is said to be slated to...
by - February 25, 2017
Facebook

Youtube Channel

Tip Us
Do you have a tip for us?
Did you film an important event?
Contact us
Newsletter
Subscribe to our newsletter!
Subscribe
Galleries