2014 Mini Cooper Powertrain Details Revealed – Rumor Central

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2014 Mini Cooper Details Revealed

Before we see the generation, 2014 Mini , we got a peek under the hood at the new and some of the other hardware will power the next hardtop. The 2014 Mini is built on a new front-wheel-drive platform will also underpin a new of small, front-wheel-drive BMWs. no surprise, then, that the is switching from four-cylinder shared with Peugeot to powerplants.

The biggest change in architecture the engine in the base 2014 Cooper, which switches a normally aspirated four-cylinder to a three-cylinder. The three-cylinder’s 1.5-liter is exactly 75 percent of the 2.0-liter four in the 2014 Mini S. Both engines have an block and an aluminum head, use injection, and employ BMW’s VANOS variable camshaft

For the 2014 Mini Cooper, output jumps despite the of one cylinder. Whereas the outgoing unit musters 121 hp and 114 lb-ft of the turbo three-cylinder is good for 134 hp and 162 The latter comes on much in the rev range, with peak at 1250 versus 4250

The 2014 Mini Cooper S . migrates from its current unit to a 2.0-liter that output increase slightly, 181 hp to 189 hp. Torque climbs from 177 to 207 (Ratings the more highly John Cooper Works are not yet available.) Both the Cooper and S engines will get standard stop/start to aid fuel economy, we don’t have EPA figures

The 2014 Mini Cooper are essentially carryover . a 6-speed manual and a 6-speed automatic by The automatic’s new trick is that it can tap the of the navigation system. With a selected, the nav system can inform the when the car is about to turn at an for example, so the gearbox can downshift in

The chassis again uses a strut front suspension and a rear setup. For the first however, Mini will adjustable dampers; the optional will have normal and modes. Electric power returns, and adds torque-steer

Further news of the 2014 Cooper will have to until November. That’s the new car will have its official in Oxford, England, on the 18 th. the birthday of Issigonis, father of the original The car will make its debut in the States (the brand’s market) two days later, at the auto show, before it in showrooms next spring.

Until then, take a at the Mini Vision Concept in the gallery below.

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