WHave you ever wondered what the Mini Cooper was like? Donít wonder any longer!
mini Cooper is, no doubt, a true International vehicle. Although
British, it has an engine that meshes the resources of both the
French-based Peugeot and the German-based BMW, which is then sold to
the American vehicle consumers.
A Look At The Miniís Engine
Miniís biggest chance is the engine. Itís got all-aluminum,
twin-cam engines, has improved horsepower, decreased emissions and fuel
The latest Mini, dubbed Mini 2, keeps the
four-cylinder 1.6 liter capacity. However, itís got high-tech aluminum
block thatís lighter than the iron-block Tritec engine, built by
Chrysler. The miniís engines replace the supercharged four-cylinder 1.6
liter engines of the present Mini Cooper S and the Mini Cooper.
It also gets a significant power boost from 115-hp to 143-hp
engine. The Cooper S power output remains the same 170-hp but the
turbocharged engine will have a significant improvement in its power
deliver over the present supercharged setup.
A Look At The Miniís Body Style
you ever looked at the Miniís body style? Believe it or not, itís been
changing. Youíve seen the Mini Convertible; but now, thereís the
five-door longer wheelbase version. Itís got cargo area and lots of
The new Mini sports an upright rear hatchback as
well as a couple of rear-hinged doors that allow for easy access to the
back seats. Itís thought that this five door arrangement is similar to
the Rolls-Royce electronic locking system, which means you can open the
rear doors independently from the front doors. Thus, if a person wants
to get into the back seat, he doesnít have to be worried about
disturbing the front seat passengers.
A Look At The Car On the Inside and Outside
redesigned front end has exophthalmic headlights and an erect design to
pacify Europeís pedestrian protection laws. On the inside, it features
a centrally-mounted speedometer, with a wooden trim dash to match the