MINI Cooper S 3Dr 2.0 Review
Dial it up to S

Story and photos by Wong C W
7 Sep 2014
 

Introduction

Oneshift previously tested the F56 Mini Cooper and held it in extremely high regard. Its effervescent 3-cylinder turbocharged engine dominated the experience, although a biddable chassis and good fuel consumption did work in its favour as well. We returned the car with a verdict that the Mini Cooper S – its sportier sibling – should be watching its back for the Mini Cooper, for the latter is really that good, and has closed the gap between the two sub-models.

Now, we got the opportunity to try the Mini Cooper S to put the differences into clearer focus, and the result could well be a bit surprising.


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Engine

Engine Capacity 1998cc Turbocharged
Engine Type Inline 4
Compression Ratio 11:1
Bore x Stroke (82 x 94.6)mm
Power 192bhp @ 4700rpm
Torque 280Nm @ 1250rpm
Power to Weight 155.5 bhp per ton

Performance

Acceleration 6.7s (0-100 km/h)
Top Speed 233 km/h
Fuel Consumption (combined) 5.5 km/L
Drag Coefficient 3.100

Misc Technical Data

Transmission 6 -speed Auto
Drive Type FF
Steering Electric

Measurements

Body Type 3 Door Hatch
Dimension
(L x W x H)
(3850 x 1727 x 1414) mm
Wheelbase 2495 mm
Turning Circle 5.4 metres
Kerb Weight 1235 kg
Boot Capacity 211 L
Fuel Tank Capacity 44 L

Brakes

Brakes (Front) Ventilated Discs
Brakes (Rear) Discs