General Spec.


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Engine & Transmission

4 cylinder, transverse, OHV, 1275cc. 61 PS @ 5550 RPM. Open loop catalyst.

4 speed all synchromesh gearbox


0-60mph in 11.2 seconds
30-50mph in 12.2 seconds
Maximum speed 92mph

Economy - Imperial mpg

Urban 37.4                

All figures are from officially approved tests under the Passenger Car Fuel Consumption Order 1983   


All independent, rubber cone springs, telescopic dampers.


Rack & pinion


Servo-assisted, dual line hydraulic system, discs front, drums rear.

Wheels & Tyres

12" sports style alloy wheels with 145/70x12 low profile radial ply tyres.



(12 volt negative system) Alternator. Two column stalks for indicators, horn, headlamp dip/main beam/flash, 2 speed wipers with flick wipe and electric screen washers. Hazard warning lamps. Halogen headlights.

Heated rear window. Side repeater flashers. Rear fog guard lamp. Twin reversing lamps. Auxiliary driving lamps.

In-Car Entertainment

Electronic tune 3 band stereo radio/stereo cassette (R570) with security code theft deterrent, Autostore and 2 speakers.



Triple-pack binnacle incorporating speedometer, tachometer and fuel level and water temperature guages.

Warning lights for direction indicators, main beam, ignition/no charge, low oil pressure, brake circuit failure, heated rear window and rear fog guard lamp.

Interior Features

Full width front parcel shelf with trimmed and padded rails (colour keyed). Rake-adjusting front seat squabs. Upholstered front seat head restraints. Anti-dazzle rear view mirror.
Twin sun visors with passenger's vanity mirror. 
Fresh air heater/demister with face level air vents. 
Colour keyed front seat belts. 
Rear seat belts. 
3 spoke leather trimmed steering wheel with Cooper badge.
Fascia mounted ashtray. 
Cut pile carpet.
Lightning and leather seat facings with sewn in Cooper badge.
Lightning trimmed door and quarter casings with Claret Mylar strip.
Tinted glass. Opening rear quarter windows.
Handbrake grip. Gear lever gaiter
Twin door bins
Rear companion boxes

Body Features

Comprehensive anti-corrosion treatment with 6 year warranty.
Laminated windscreen.
Locking fuel filler cap.
Body colour twin door mirrors.
Cooper side and rear decals. Coachline.
Chrome bumpers, door handles and grille.
Mini Cooper bonnet badge.
Body colour wheelarch extensions and sill finisher.
Sports style tailpipe
'John Cooper' bonnet stripes.
Glass sunroof.
Duotone paint schemes:

Flame Red/ White roof (COF/NMN)
British Racing Green/ White roof   (HNA/NMN)                                   
Black/ White roof (PMF/NMN)

Insurance Group

Group 3 ( as recommended by the Association of British Insurers)


Site Updated 16/05/2008
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