MINI Cooper S Convertible Review

Story and Photos by Clifford Chow
27 Jul 2016
 

Introduction

When the first BMW MINI was launched in 2001, it was not only a departure from the original platform, but it also represented a change in times. Greater emphasis was given to safety, a generally bigger-built human race (in the 60’s the average English male was 174cm, the current average height is 180cm) greeted the new car. There were higher expectations too, in terms of creature comforts.


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Engine

Engine Capacity 1998cc Turbocharged
Engine Type Inline 4
Power 192bhp @ 6000rpm
Torque 280Nm @ 1250rpm
Power to Weight 140.1 bhp per ton

Performance

Acceleration 7.1s (0-100 km/h)
Top Speed 228 km/h
Fuel Consumption (combined) 17.2 km/L
Drag Coefficient 0.340

Misc Technical Data

Transmission 6 -speed Auto
Drive Type FF
Steering Electric

Measurements

Body Type Cabriolet
Dimension
(L x W x H)
(3850 x 1727 x 1415) mm
Wheelbase 2495 mm
Turning Circle 11 metres
Kerb Weight 1370 kg
Boot Capacity 160 L
Boot Capacity (folded) 215 L
Fuel Tank Capacity 44 L

Brakes