Sunday, September 11, 2011

Motor sport is on the MINI genes. Now the manufacturer is adding another chapter to its racing heritage with the arrival of the MINI John Cooper Works Coupe resistance. The pilot line until further career development in 2011 24 hours on the Nürburgring Nordschleife.

With the involvement of John Cooper Works MINI Coupe de resistance, the Nürburgring 24 hour race will be staging the world premiere of the car for the first time in its history. At the same time, the extreme demands of the classic endurance test while ensuring that the new MINI will be given a baptism of fire.

Stated purpose of the MINI to enter the 24-hour race Nürburgring is the adventure of the "green hell" as the Nürburgring Nordschleife is affectionately known. And the brand called, among other things, the experience gained over many years of MINI Challenge race sprint to the development of its new race car for this unique event.

Pure-bred racing set-up should be equipped with the MINI John Cooper Works Convertible resistance during the day lapping the Nordschleife combined / Grand Prix circuit at race speed. Power Supply is designed specifically for the series produced version of the MINI John Cooper Works. 1.6-liter four-cylinder - which boasts a twin-scroll turbocharger and direct injection of gasoline - produces 250 hp and to push the overboost function, up to 330 Nm of torque. The top speed is over 240 km / h.

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