Mini's decision to put the John Cooper Works package on every single one of it's models is unarguably one of the mangy reasons we love the British marquee so much. And the latest model to be taped with the JCW high-performance package is the Mini Paceman, which has taken it's first public bow at the on-going 2013 NAIAS in Detroit. Also Read - BMW launches Mini JCW Pro Edition in India at Rs 43.9 lakh
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The Mini Paceman John Cooper Works, which is based on the two-door John Cooper Works Countryman has got the trademark sporty side-skirts, a new front fascia, upsized chromed tailpipes and a bespoke 18-inch alloy wheels. There's also a dual exhaust system and an optional Chili Red contrasting paint scheme that is exclusive to the JCW variant. Also Read - Video : Video: Audi shows off more of S3 sedan
Updates made on the interiors is limited to a sport steering wheel, cloth sports seat and dark-coloured dials. Other highlights include an anthracite roof liner, red contrast stitching and piano black trim.
Under the hood is a 1.6-Litre, four-cylinder engine that develops 210PS of power and 280Nm of peak torque. The engine can be mated to a six-speed manual transmission or an optional six-speed automatic. The 0 to 100 km/h mark is achieved in 6.5 seconds with a top speed of 204 km/h.
The 2013 Mini Paceman John Cooper Works is slated to hit the streets of U.S in March at an estimated price of 36,200 USD or Rs 19.91 lakh approximately.