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autoviva2017-01-19 16:39:24

MINI reveals 2017 Countryman JCW

Flagship SUV is right on the heels of the Clubman JCW estate

 
 
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The new Countryman JCW is 13hp more powerful than its predecessor

MINIMINI (BMW)MINI (BMW)Germany, 2000 > present15 models
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has unveiled the Countryman John Cooper Works (JCW) for 2017Countryman John Cooper Works ALL4MINI (BMW) Countryman Joh...Germany, 2017 > present5 photos
. The new flagship SUV gets the same powertrain and ALL4 all-wheel drive system as the Clubman JCW estateClubman John Cooper WorksMINI (BMW) Clubman John C...Germany, 2016 > present3 photos
. The model's official debut will take place in April at the Shanghai Motor Show.

 

More powerful and efficient engine

 
The 2.0-litre 4-cylinder engine powering the Countryman JCW handles an output of 231hp and 350Nm of torque. Compared to its predecessor power has increased by 13hp which allows the new JCW to sprint from 0 to 100km/h in 6.5seconds, 0.8 seconds faster than the MINI Cooper S Countryman ALL4, and reach a top speed of 234km/h.
 
Fit as standard on the Countryman JCW is a 6-speed manual transmission, however an 8-speed Steptronic sports transmission is available as an optional.
 
In terms of efficiency the new Countryman JCW has an announced combined consumption of 7.4l/100km in the manual form and 6.9l/100km with the 8-speed Steptronic. CO2 emissions is 169g/km and 158g/km respectively.
 

Chassis and Design

 
As with all the remaining JCW versions, the Countryman JCW gets a firmer suspension and larger Brembo brakes. It also gets a driving mode selector which allows an improvement of the response on the accelerator.
 
On the outside the car gets a unique aerodinamic kit and JCW design cues, including 18in wheels and redesigned bumpers. Other sportier updates include sports steering wheel and seats as well as the roof liner in anthracite 
 

MINI Countryman JCW arriving in April

 
The market launch of the Countryman JCW is scheduled immediately after the presentation at the Shanghai Motor Show in April.
Encyclopedia
MINI (BMW)MINI (BMW)
CountrymanCountryman
Countryman Gen.2Countryman Gen.2
Countryman John Cooper Works ALL4Countryman John Cooper Works ALL4
Engine
Straight 4
Displacement
122 cu in
Top Speed
145 mph
Transmission
8, Automatic
Maximum power
231 hp @ 6000 rpm
Type
Sport-utility vehicle
Fuel
Petrol
Fuel consumption (combined)
34.09 US MPG
price
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annual ownership cost
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