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Cars May, 23 2012

Mini Cooper Works GP

The Mini car brand have unveiled their rather sporting Mini Cooper Works GP, which they claim to be the fastest Mini ever produced. Although it’s still under testing process, this new model’s already reported to have completed the lap of Nürburgring’s Nordschleife circuit in 8 min and 23 seconds — an improved 19 seconds than its predecessor. The engine capacity has not yet been confirmed, but it’s rumoured that the car will be powered by a 214+ horsepower.

The Mini Cooper Works GP’s body has many aerodynamic changes to meet extreme driving situations, side skirts and a bespoke roof spoiler, completely redeveloped rear diffuser to optimize airflow around the underbody and large front and rear aprons includes in notable features. Mini will produce only 2,000 units of the John Cooper Works GP and price is still unannounced.

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