The Mini Clubman is the poshest providing in Mini’s lineup. However posh and sporty do not ought to be mutually one-of-a-kind — they had been in the same lady institution, in spite of everything.
Enter the 2017 Mini John Cooper Works Clubman, an extended name that provides some wearing pretension to all the different, um, pretension.
The gem of the JCW Clubman is its 2.0-liter, turbocharged I4 engine. It puts out 228 horsepower and a meaty 258 pound-toes of torque. Whether mated to a trendy six-speed manual or an 8-velocity automated transmission, it will hit 60 mph in 6.0 seconds, thanks in part to its trendy all-wheel power and release manage.
Of route, it would not be a sporty variant without a bunch of flashy kit telling you as a whole lot. To that end, the JCW Clubman rocks a decrease (zero.4 inches, to be exact) suspension, a dual-outlet sports activities exhaust and Brembo brakes with four-piston front calipers. The suspension is constant, But a dynamic damping setup is likewise available.
That flash maintains outside the car with an aerodynamic kit meant to improve cooling for both the engine and brakes. There are also JCW wheels on offer, and the indoors capabilities recreation seats with included headrests. As with every other Mini automobiles, you can customize the living hell out of it, including on all types of aesthetic doo-dads.
The 2017 Mini John Cooper Works Clubman is going on sale this December, just in time for the snow fall. Now you could power your manner via some empty-parking-lot donuts without feeling any much less fancy.