In brighter news, there's a nifty option called Mini Connected that adds an attractive information and entertainment display in the center of that massive speedometer. The Mini is incredibly agile, completing the figure eight-in 26. Power and Associates is proprietary information owned by J. I really enjoy the heated leather seats that mold to your body. The John Cooper Works model is only available with a manual gearbox.
We enjoy the enormous center-mounted speedometer, though, and we don't understand why there's so much hate for it out there. The Focus is available in either sedan or hatchback body styles. Any trial or inspection welcome, and a warranty is included. The Cooper hardtop can also wear a more aggressive mug thanks to the John Cooper Works trim, which adds bigger wheels, hood scoop, and black mesh grille. Updates from last year's mild redesign carry forward for 2012, including new lights and rear bumper and a revised interior which favors matte black over some of the previous chrome. The list of premium options includes a two-tone leather-covered instrument panel and steering wheel, 17-inch alloy wheels and special seat upholstery finishes. Reproduction of this information, in whole or in part, by any means is prohibited without the express written consent of J.
Currently the Mini Cooper Clubman has a score of 7. John Cooper Works models are powered by a turbocharged 1. See for more information on Power Circle Ratings. Transmission options include either a standard 6-speed Getrag manual or a 6-speed automatic with steering wheel-mounted paddle shifters. The bottom cushions are low, so those six-footers may find their knees pointing skyward, but the Clubman is still a genuine four-passenger vehicle, which is remarkable for something so small.
As expected, each trim level receives more equipment as standard, while also gaining more power and a more sporting state of suspension tune. Show full review Vehicle Overview Mini stretched the length of its Cooper by 9. This engine works best with the standard 6-speed manual transmission, which adds to the sportiness and makes the Mini Cooper fun to drive. It is a solid car that still makes me smile. Driven back-to-back, there's a slight difference, but despite the extra wheelbase and weight, the Clubman is nimble, quick, and light on its wheels. For 2012, updates for the Mini Cooper models were confined to cosmetics, including a new line of trim options aimed at giving owners more opportunity to individualize their cars.
Ps my own only complaint is how mini engineered the radiator hose! The Clubman had not yet been crash tested stateside as of this writing. The swing-out doors necessitate a split rear window, and each portion gets its own wiper. Unfortunately, just like the regular Cooper, the Clubman takes premium gas with either engine. The Clubman's cabin lets in minimal road or wind noise, a sign of good design and engineering. A slightly tweaked audio control layout arrived in 2011 and helps to reduce the awkwardness of controlling the Clubman's features, though ergonomics elements, such as the seat sliders, are still somewhat backward. The base powertrain across the range is a normally aspirated 1. While performance hasn't been a problem for the Cooper range, the larger Clubman may surprise some.
Nevertheless, we love the chairlike driving position, which gives the driver a remarkably grand view of the surroundings. If you're looking to upgrade your Clubman, the options are nearly endless: American or British flag emblems for the roof complement plain white or other custom colors; painted wheels are available; as are white-capped mirrors, chrome and color choices for interior trim and panels, and a wide range of sizes and styles of alloy wheels. Safety The 2012 Mini Cooper Clubman comes with standard stability control, four-wheel antilock disc brakes and six airbags front, front-side, full-length side-curtain. The base Cooper Clubman is powered by a 1. Finance is available subject to status, all major cards accepted.
Skip to details on the: New for 2012 A new way to personalize your Mini debuts with the launch of Mini Yours. Very peppy and asking you to touch the throttle in both S and non-S models. The Clubman comes in two trim levels, the Cooper and turbocharged Cooper S. It matches the rear bumper and, if desired, the roof. I have a fleet of 15 cars for work and I never had an experience with any dealer even with an appointment that great! Careful-wishes like that just might come true. The Cooper S Clubman has 16-inch alloy wheels and adds a turbocharged engine, a hood scoop, a black mesh grille, foglamps, a rear spoiler, dual exhaust pipes that are split to the sides rather than center mounted as on the regular Cooper S, sport front seats and alloy pedals. Besides the extensive changes under the hood, these hot-rod Minis also feature unique 17-inch alloy wheels, high-performance brakes and a different exhaust system.
All models offer fun, agile handling. Both the base and Cooper S models are available with either six-speed automatic or six-speed manual transmissions. You might think the extra size of the Clubman would compromise its sportiness, but you'd be wrong. There are also John Cooper Works accessories that include a sport suspension with red springs, drilled brake discs, a rear spoiler and a suspension brace. Now optional is a rearview mirror with a digital compass, and Mini offers an eight-gear collapsible bike that weighs about 24 lbs that fits in the back of a Cooper hatch.
You guys took me right in, called the third party company that handles payment on my company car, got payment, had the tires in stock, and then put them on the car. The is easy to use, it has a user-friendly interface and Please take a look at the to see it in action. The split-opening rear door and flat load floor help make the most of the space, but the joint of the rear door causes visibility issues that may bother some. The base powertrain across the range is a normally aspirated 1. It achieved a 0-60 mph time of 8. Mini's friend, John Cooper, hots up cars that, on the surface at least, have no business being hotted up. That turbocharged engine really puts the Clubman in its element, but we could do without most of the optional goodies.