John Cooper Works

  • Mini Electric Pacesetter inspired by JCW

    A one-off Mini Electric Pacesetter for the Formula E racing series hints at what a future electric Mini JCW model could be.

  • Mini John Cooper Works Clubman
    2020 Mini John Cooper Works Clubman and Countryman to top 300 horsepower

    A major upgrade for the Mini John Cooper Works Clubman and Countryman boost output to 301 horsepower, and the cars gets bigger brakes and improved suspensions to become real performers.

  • 2020 Mini John Cooper Works GP teaser
    Mini John Cooper Works GP returns next year, will pack 300-plus hp

    For Mini fans, the performance hierarchy goes S, John Cooper Works, and, rarely, John Cooper Works GP. The last time Mini graced fans with a GP model was 2013, and after seven years, the badge will return. Mini announced Wednesday that 2020 John Cooper Works GP model will pack more than 300...

  • 2015 MINI John Cooper Works spy shots
    2015 MINI John Cooper Works Spy Shots

    Just this week MINI presented a concept previewing the new John Cooper Works performance version of its third-generation Cooper, and now we have our first look at the actual production version, which was spotted cold weather testing in northern Europe recently. The car features all the typical JCW...

  • MINI John Cooper Works concept, unveiled at 2014 Detroit Auto Show
    New MINI John Cooper Works Model Previewed With Detroit Concept

    It was only a couple of months ago that MINI first revealed its new 2014 Cooper, the third generation of the modern MINI and the biggest one yet. Now MINI is giving us a preview of the upcoming John Cooper Works performance variant with a new concept on show this week at the 2014 Detroit Auto Show...

  • 2013 MINI Paceman, 2012 Paris Auto Show
    MINI Prices The Paceman And The John Cooper Works GP

    If you’ve been waiting to get your hands on a MINI Cooper Paceman, the coupe variant of its Countryman crossover, here’s what you need to know: the Paceman will go on sale on March 16, 2013, priced from $23,900, including the required $700 destination charge. That money buys you the...

  • 2013 MINI Cooper S Countryman with MINI RAY accessories

    The opening day of the 2012 SEMA show has just passed but in just over a month the German equivalent, the 2012 Essen Motor Show, is about to kick off. Only yesterday BMW revealed some of its lineup planned for Essen’s annual tuner event, and today it’s MINI’s turn. When it comes to performance MINIs, the only name you need remember is John Cooper Works. The John Cooper Works name not only stands for decades of racing experience but also for an equally longstanding connection with MINI. The name of British sports car designer John Cooper was already associated with the...

  • MINI JCW GP, 2012 Paris Auto Show
    2013 MINI John Cooper Works GP Live Photos: 2012 Paris Auto Show

    MINI revealed the 2013 John Cooper Works GP back in May, but we haven't seen it in in the metal until now. We spent some time at the MINI stand at the Paris Auto Show and let's just say we really like what we see. Why are we already in love with the new MINI JCW GP? Aside from the adjustable race...

  • Wind tunnel testing the MINI Cooper John Cooper Works GP
    MINI Talks Development Of Its John Cooper Works GP: Video

    MINI has already made it perfectly clear that its new MINI Cooper John Cooper Works GP will be the fastest production car its ever built, and a new series of videos gives us a good idea of how much MINI is sweating the details. While the original MINI Cooper John Cooper Works GP, sold only in 2006...

  • The 2013 MINI Cooper John Cooper Works GP tests at the 'Ring
    2013 MINI Cooper John Cooper Works GP Laps 'Ring In 8:23: Video

    If MINI Cooper models were Mexican food, the Cooper would be mild, the Cooper S would be spicy, and the Cooper S John Cooper Works (JCW) would be extra-spicy. The limited-edition MINI Cooper JCW GP would be “Diablo,” with a heat level that required the signing of a liability waiver...

  • 2013 MINI Coupe JCW GP spy shots
    MINI John Cooper Works Coupe GP Canceled?

    Just two months ago, we brought you the first spy photos of the MINI John Cooper Works Coupe GP in all its compact, be-helmeted, sporty glory. Now it may be canceled. Why would MINI put the 215-ish-horsepower hotted up, trackday-ready Coupe GP on ice? That's not clear, aside from possible fears of...

  • 2013 MINI John Cooper Works lineup
    MINI’s John Cooper Works Lineup Gets New Engine For 2013

    A brand new generation of the MINI Cooper is just around the corner but the performance flagships of the current range, the potent John Cooper Works models, will have to soldier on for a few more years until they're replaced. To keep them up-to-date MINI is introducing a new engine across its JCW...

  • 2013 MINI John Cooper Works GP

    You know all about the MINI Cooper. The Cooper S and John Cooper Works are all over the road. But the MINI John Cooper Works GP is something different. It's the fastest production MINI ever built. A full 19 seconds quicker than the previous MINI JCW GP, the latest version scores an 8 minute, 23 second run around the Nürburgring Nordschleife. MINI hasn't yet released how much power--or many other details--the newest MINI John Cooper Works GP will have, but it will be more than the 214 horsepower of the previous model. At 19 seconds quicker around the very fast Nordschleife, we expect it...

  • 2013 MINI Coupe JCW GP spy shots
    2013 MINI John Cooper Works Coupe GP Edition Spy Shots

    While the MINI Cooper Coupe may not make a lot of logical sense (it offers the same performance, basically, with less space and functionality) it makes a definite emotional sense for many MINI fans, and some actually prefer its styling. Soon, it looks like the Coupe will get a limited-edition GP...

  • 2006 MINI Cooper S JCW, Geneva Motor Show
    MINI's Dr. Kay Segler Announces MINI Cooper GP II

    Unless you’re a hard-core MINI fan, chances are good that you’ve never heard of the 2006 MINI Cooper S John Cooper Works GP, or, simply, the Cooper GP. Only 2000 were built, and only 415 of these made their way into the United States. As GP MINI explains, the Cooper GP was built to...

  • The 2013 MINI John Cooper Works Countryman
    2013 MINI John Cooper Works Countryman: Official Details, Pics

    The long-rumored John Cooper Works Countryman has been confirmed by MINI, and will hit dealers in the U.S. this fall.

  • 2012 MINI Countryman John Cooper Works spy shots
    MINI To Debut Countryman John Cooper Works In Geneva: Report

    MINI has reportedly been working on a high-performance version of its Countryman crossover for nearly two years, and the Countryman John Cooper Works is set to break cover at March's Geneva Motor Show.

  • 2012 MINI John Cooper Works Coupe
    2012 MINI Coupe Priced From $22,000

    Yesterday we saw the reveal of the new 2012 MINI Coupe range and today we have the all-important pricing details for the car, which is set to go on sale this October. The new range here in the U.S. will consist of the entry-level Cooper Coupe, mid-level Cooper S Coupe and high-performance John...

  • 2012 MINI John Cooper Works Coupe

    The 2012 MINI Cooper Coupe, Cooper S Coupe, and John Cooper Works Coupe add three variants to the MINI range and mark the arrival of the first three-box two-seaters to the MINI range.

  • 2012 MINI Cooper Coupe official spy shots
    2012 MINI Cooper Coupe Preview

    Two years ago MINI unveiled a pair of new sports car concepts at the Frankfurt Auto Show, one called the Coupe and the other the Roadster. Now, just a couple of months out from the 2011 Frankfurt Auto Show, MINI is giving us a preview of the production version of one of these concepts, the 2012...

  • 2012 MINI Coupe John Cooper Works spy shots
    2012 MINI Coupe John Cooper Works Spy Shots

    The MINI family is already growing, and it's soon to gain two new members: the Coupe and Roadster. We'll have to wait a few months yet to see the Coupe later this summer, and a whole year for the Roadster, but these spy shots show MINI is well on the way to delivering a hot version of the...

  • MINI Cooper John Cooper Works package
    John Cooper Works Package Offered On 2011 MINI Cooper And Cooper Convertible

    If you’re still unfamiliar with the John Cooper Works (JCW) branding, either you’re not a MINI fan at all or you’ve been living under a rock for the past several years. JCW is the official tuning arm for the MINI brand and not only produces its own range of upgraded cars but is...

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    Video: MINI John Cooper Works Cabrio Hits Rallye Monte Carlo

    The topless JCW MINI Cabrio follows in the famous footsteps of some of its forebears.

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