Xenon high-intensity-discharge headlights are optional, a. Minis come in regular Cooper and Cooper S trim levels; the S model holds a higher-powered supercharged four-cylinder. Both supercharged Cooper S and regular Cooper Convertibles are offered. The front-wheel-drive Cooper S has excellent traction, even on greasy wet tarmac. All four wheels are positioned at the far outside corners. The paint arrived as promised. For 2006, a new Checkmate package features an exclusive exterior appearance with decals and hood stripes.
You get tight, quick maneuverability and sizzling performance. The drop-down tailgate is fitted with external hinges. Asked Roman and Yuri some questions. Dynamic Stability Control is optional. A rear spoiler is standard. Boot space is limited, but you can fit in a few bags of shopping.
Very happy with my purchase. English leather upholstery is newly optional. Exhaust sound is much more noticeable and can hurt sensitive ears. Despite very short bottoms, the sport seats are comfortable and supportive. Both are nice and know what they are talking about.
With the supercharger whining away as it spins up, the Cooper S makes it feel like you are going faster than you really are. All four wheels are positioned at the far outside corners. You really have to thrust the lever sideways and forward with a lot of force to select reverse and it is easy to get first gear instead. Not even the dealer's paint came this close to matching the exact color. Once 2 of my mechanics advised that the I4 had numerous engine problems, I called and asked him to send me a refund, and he refused, saying I would have to come back in person and sign off in order to get my money back. Even with a supercharger bolted on, there isn't a mass of power surging to the driven wheels, so you can easily feed in the power as you exit turns. Under the Hood The supercharged 1.
The Cooper S comes with standard 16-inch run-flat tires or optional 17-inchers. Leatherette upholstery is standard, and cloth or leather is available. Skip to details on the: Exterior Despite its bigger dimensions and more contemporary appearance, the modern Mini reflects the square shape that characterized the original. The ride in the Cooper S Park Lane is firm - expect to get bumped around a fair bit on uneven roads. An early morning run along the Great Ocean Rd confirms how much fun you can have in the Cooper S. Fog lamps, Dynamic Stability Control and an exclusive wheel-and-tire package are also included.
Safety All-disc antilock brakes, side-impact airbags for the front seats and side curtain-type airbags are standard in the hardtop Cooper S. The Park Lane's premium sound system is awesome, the speakers look cool. A Mini Cooper S Convertible went on sale in September 2004 as a 2005 model. There is nothing revolutionary about the new Mini additions, but their arrival gives us an excuse to go for a spin in the fun little model - we pick the Cooper S Park Lane. The Park Lane is all about luxury. Driving Impressions Fast-moving fun describes the Cooper S. It really is one of the most popular cars we have tested and makes a lot of people smile.
The six-speed manual does the job, but is a bit cumbersome. The kit includes a higher-speed supercharger compressor with coated rotors. The Checkmate interior includes uniquely patterned cloth and leather sport seats and a high-gloss dashboard panel. A Mini Cooper S Convertible went on sale in September 2004 as a 2005 model. A rear spoiler is standard. Mini continues to offer the high-performance John Cooper Works tuning kit, but it now comes as a factory-installed option, complete with a sport brake kit and a limited-slip differential.
Convertibles have a reinforced frame and include side-impact airbags for the front seats. The hatch is at home on the slippery wet, twisting tarmac. The liquid yellow was a pefect match for my mini you cannot see the chip from the stone. I appreciate the honesty and the no gimmicks or pressure. The extra torque of the supercharger is the big difference and means you can leave it in third for most of the bends. Overall, it was an excellent experience and my only advice was the inspect the car prior to purchasing it off the lot. Even though the car is 7 years old you can't tell the new paint from the old.
English leather upholstery is newly optional. Good deal and good buying experience. Equipped with a heated glass rear window, the fully insulated top opens in 14 seconds. The Checkmate interior includes uniquely patterned cloth and leather sport seats and a high-gloss dashboard panel. Click here for a Chip Color Codes Color Description 668 Jet Black 850 Pepper White 851 Chili Red 859 Solid Gold Metallic 895 British Racing Green Metallic 900 Pure Silver Metallic 902 Liquid Yellow A24 Purple Haze Metallic A25 Astro Black Metallic A28 Hyper Blue Metallic A47 Solar Red Metallic A48 Royal Gray Metallic A49 Space Blue Metallic Why The Two-Step Paint System? This car is about agility. The Mini has four seats, but only the front two have any reasonable legroom.
What it lacks in practicality, the Cooper S makes up for in charm. Xenon high-intensity-discharge headlights are optional, and many Minis are sold with a contrasting-color roof. For those who might have missed it, the Cooper S has a supercharged 1. I ended up buying the used car I liked at their lot. Minis come in regular Cooper and Cooper S trim levels; the S model holds a higher-powered supercharged four-cylinder. Mini says the Cooper S can accelerate from zero to 60 mph in 7 seconds. Cooper S Convertible When the Mini Convertible went on sale in September 2004, it became the smallest soft-top model in the U.