New MINI Cooper S 2014







Published by Gerald Ferreira Date: February 14, 2014
Categories: MINI, MINI Cooper

New edition of the premium small car segment original; new  MINI with hallmark emotional design, further optimised balance between  driving fun and fuel consumption, innovative networking technology and  clever functionality; significant advances in the areas of spatial  comfort, safety, equipment, quality of material and finish as well as  sporty flair and ride comfort as the result of consistently and  extensively refined product substance; new model generation now more  than ever before the benchmark for driving fun, premium quality and  individual flair within its competitive environment.

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Exterior design refined on an evolutionary basis with hallmark  styling, proportions and body structure; characteristic design  features such as hexagonal radiator grille, headlamps and rear light  clusters with wide chrome surround, turn indicator element and  peripheral body surround in black reinterpreted and given additional  emphasis due to the surface design in each specific area; high-end  details underscore the sophisticated nature of the new model; five  exterior paint finishes, roof in contrasting colour available as an  option at no extra charge; MINI Cooper, MINI Cooper S and MINI Cooper  D on request and without extra charge with roof and exterior mirror  caps in contrasting colour.

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Newly designed headlamps; daytime driving light; optional: LED  headlamps including daytime driving ring with integrated direction  indicator, adaptive light distribution, LED turning light and LED fog  lamp additionally available; rear lights also optionally available in  LED technology, optional lighting package with LED interior lights and  orange-coloured ambient lighting.

Vehicle length increased by 98 millimetres, width by 44  millimetres, height by 7 millimetres, also longer wheelbase (+ 28  millimetres) and larger track width (front + 42 millimetres, rear + 34  millimetres) as compared to the predecessor model (differential  figures relate to MINI Cooper); optimised spatial comfort on all four  seats; new seat design with larger adjustment range at front and  longer seat surface at rear (+ 23 millimetres); more shoulder room and  foot space as well as increased comfort for rear passengers; luggage  compartment volume increased by 51 litres to 211 litres; rear backrest  foldable with 60 : 40 split; optional storage package including  luggage compartment floor which can be locked into place at varying points.

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New generation of engines with MINI TwinPower Turbo  Technology; three model variants available as of market launch: MINI  Cooper with 100 kW/136 bhp 3-cylinder engine, MINI Cooper S with 141  kW/192 bhp 4-cylinder petrol engine and MINI Cooper D with 3-cylinder  diesel engine (85 kW/116 bhp); expansion of the model program to  include the entry-level variants MINI One D (3-cylinder diesel engine,  70 kW/95 bhp) and MINI One (3-cylinder spark-ignition engine, 75  kW/102 bhp);  6-speed manual transmission as standard, with optional  6-speed automatic transmission or sports automatic transmission, also  newly developed; extensive MINIMALISM technology including automatic  engine start/stop function likewise in conjunction with automatic  transmission and optional GREEN mode; improved driving performance  figures and reduced fuel consumption; biggest efficiency advance in  the MINI Cooper with automatic transmission: acceleration from zero to  100 km/h 2.6 seconds faster, average fuel consumption 27 per cent  lower; lowest fuel consumption and CO2 levels in the MINI Cooper D:  3.5 – 3.6 litres/100 km, 92 – 95 g/km (EU test cycle figures,  dependent on tyre format selected).

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Intensification of the typical MINI go-kart feeling with  extensively revised suspension technology, reduced weight and  increased rigidity; new single-joint spring strut front axle with  aluminium swivel bearing and also axle supports and wishbones made of  high-strength steel; new multilink rear axle also in optimised  lightweight construction and space-saving geometry; refined  electromechanical power steering now with Servotronic as standard;  Dynamic Stability Control (DSC) as standard including Dynamic Traction  Control (DTC) and Electronic Differential Lock Control (EDLC), in the  MINI Cooper S also including Performance Control; new spring and  damper set-up with triple-path support bearings; Dynamic Damper  Control optionally available for the first time in MINI; refined brake  system, adapted to increased driving performance; fitted as standard  with 15-inch steel rims and wheel covers (MINI One, MINI One D) as  well as light alloy wheels in 15-inch (MINI Cooper, MINI Cooper D) or  16-inch format (MINI Cooper S); light allow wheels optionally  available up to 18 inches.

Variable vehicle set-up using the new Driving Modes option by  means of rotary switch at the base of the gearshift or selector lever;  in addition to the standard setting MID mode, the modes SPORT and  GREEN can be activated; choice of mode influences the characteristic  curve of the accelerator and steering, as well as the shift times of  the automatic transmission and the Dynamic Damper Control where these  features are fitted; GREEN mode in conjunction with automatic  transmission enables coasting with decoupled drivetrain.

New display and operating concept: instrument cluster on the  steering column showing road speed and engine speed, colour display  for vehicle status details and fuel level; central instrument with new  display elements and coloured lighting configuration including LED  ring for visual feedback in response to numerous operating functions,  4-line TFT display as standard or optional colour display up to 8.8  inches in size; operation of navigation, entertainment, telephone and  vehicle functions using MINI Controller in centre console with the  relevant feedback provided on the on-board computer; start/stop button  at the centre of the toggle switch bar on the centre console, can be  activated without key insertion; power window lifts in the door trim  panels; operating panel for lights in the dashboard.

Body structure weight-optimised and crash-optimised; standard  safety features including front and side airbags, side curtain  airbags, 3-point automatic seat belts on all seats, with belt  tensioners and belt force limiters at front, ISOFIX children's seat  mounting at rear, Run Flat Indicator and partially active engine  compartment lid to optimise pedestrian protection; vehicle weight  lower than in predecessor models and competitors in the segment in  virtually all variants of the new MINI despite extended range of  fittings; increased acoustic and vibrational comfort: optimised  aerodynamic properties as appropriate to each specific model including  active cooling air flaps, underbody trim panel and air ducting  elements in the upper section of the C columns; best aerodynamic  figures within the competitive environment: Cd value reduced to 0.28  or 0.31 (MINI Cooper S).

New MINI with significantly extended range of innovative  driver assistance systems: MINI Head-Up-Display, parking assistant,  rear-view camera and Driving Assistant including camera-based active  cruise control, collision and pedestrian warning with initial brake  function, high beam assistant and road sign detection.

Newly structured MINI Connected in-car infotainment program with  additional functions; Emergency Call and MINI Teleservices available  for use with permanently installed SIM card; unique range of functions  and the opportunity for ongoing expansion due to apps allowing  integration in the car via smartphone; increased driving fun with  typical MINI functions such as Mission Control, Dynamic Music, Driving  Excitement and MINIMALISM Analyser; new MINI Connected XL Journey Mate  with Real Time Traffic Information; online connection also allows the  use of social networks such as Facebook, Twitter, foursquare and  Glympse, the reception of RSS newsfeeds and entertainment features  such as AUPEO!, Stitcher, Deezer, Audible, Napster/Rhapsody and TuneIn.

Extensive standard fittings and high-end options to increase  comfort, premium characteristics and individual flair; these include:  rain sensor with automatic driving light control, heated windscreen,  Park Distance Control, Comfort Access, electrically operated glass  roof, roof rails, electrically heated and folding exterior mirrors,  interior and exterior mirrors with automatic anti-dazzle function,  seat heating, 2-zone automatic air conditioning, rear spoiler in John  Cooper Works design; large selection of decorative roof and exterior  mirror options, bonnet stripes, seat upholsteries, interior surfaces  and Colour Lines; MINI navigation system, Professional navigation  system, MINI Radio Visual Boost, Harman Kardon hi-fi speaker system,  DAB tuner, DVD changer.

Engine variants:

 MINI Cooper S:

4-cylinder petrol engine with MINI TwinPower Turbo Technology (turbo  charging, direct injection, fully variable valve control, variable  camshaft control), capacity: 1 998 cc, output: 141 kW/192  bhp at 4 700 – 6 000 rpm, max. torque: 280 Nm at 1 250 – 4 750  rpm (300 Nm with overboost), acceleration (0–100 km/h): 6.8  seconds (automatic: 6.7 seconds), top speed: 235 km/h (233  km/h), average fuel consumption*: 5.7 – 5.8 litres (5.2 – 5.4  litres)/100 kilometres, CO2 emissions*: 133 – 136 g/km (122 –   125 g/km), exhaust emission standard: EU6.

MINI Cooper:

3-cylinder petrol engine with MINI TwinPower Turbo Technology (turbo  charging, direct injection, fully variable valve control, variable  camshaft control), capacity: 1 499 cc, output: 100 kW/136  bhp at 4 500 – 6 000 rpm, max. torque: 220 Nm at 1 250 – 4 000  rpm (230 Nm with overboost), acceleration (0–100 km/h): 7.9  seconds (automatic: 7.8 seconds), top speed: 210 km/h (210  km/h), average fuel consumption*: 4.5 – 4.6 litres (4.7 – 4.8  litres)/100 kilometres, CO2 emissions*: 105 – 107 g/km (109 –   112 g/km).

MINI One:

3-cylinder petrol engine with MINI TwinPower Turbo Technology (turbo  charging, direct injection, fully variable valve control, variable  camshaft control),  capacity:1 233 cc, output: 75 kW/102  bhp at 4 250 – 6 000 rpm, max. torque: 180 Nm at 1 400 – 4 000  rpm acceleration (0–100 km/h): 9.9 seconds (automatic: 10.2  seconds), top speed: 195 km/h (195 km/h), average fuel  consumption*: 4.6 – 4.7 litres (4.8 – 4.9 litres)/100 kilometres,   CO2 emissions: 108 – 109 g/km (112 – 114 g/km).

MINI Cooper D:

3-cylinder diesel engine with MINI TwinPower Turbo Technology  (turbocharger with variable turbine geometry, common rail direct  injection), capacity: 1 496 cc, output: 85 kW/116 bhp at 4  000 rpm, max. torque: 270 Nm at 1 750 rpm, acceleration  (0–100 km/h): 9.2 seconds (automatic: 9.2 seconds), top speed:  205 km/h (204 km/h), average fuel consumption*: 3.5 – 3.6 litres  (3.7 – 3.8 litres)/100 kilometres, CO2 emissions*: 92 – 95 g/km  (98 – 99 g/km), exhaust emission standard: EU6.

* Fuel consumption depends on the selected tyre format.

MINI One D:

3-cylinder diesel engine with MINI TwinPower Turbo Technology (turbo  charging with variable turbine geometry, common rail direct  injection),  capacity:1496 cc, output: 75 kW/95 bhp at 4  000 rpm, max. torque: 220 Nm at 1 496 rpm acceleration  (0–100 km/h):11.0 seconds , top speed: 190 km/h , average  fuel consumption*: 3.4 – 3.5 litres /100 kilometres, CO2  emissions: 89 – 92 g/km, exhaust emission standard: EU6.

• Exterior dimensions:   Length: 3 821 millimetres (MINI Cooper S: 3 850  millimetres) Width: 1 727 millimetres) Height: 1 414  millimetres) Wheelbase: 2 495 millimetres