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MINI JCW GP2 is 2013 ‘Bang for bucks’ champ

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The MINI John Cooper Works GP is the latest hot hatch to win Motor Magazine “Bang for your bucks” award. With a list price of $56,900 the hardest MINI you can buy impressed the judges, with one saying, “most talented Bang winner in ages”, while another judge added it was, “best MINI I’ve ever driven, […]

Is the MINI JCW GP2 the new hot hatch king?

The new MINI John Cooper Works GP has arrived in Australia and it might be about to kick a few goals down under. That’s certainly the case if this video from Evo magazine is anything to go by. Perhaps for local relevance the cars they tested the GP2 against are not very worthy, but as […]

A look inside the MINI JCW GP2

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MINI has given us a brief look inside its new JCW GP2 model. We’ve not got much to go on with this pic, but we can see some tasty Recaro seats, complete with bespoke model specific embossing. There’s also some go faster red seatbelts and, if you look hard enough, you can see the absence […]

VIDEO: Developing the MINI JCW GP2

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MINI has given us an official behind the scenes look at developing the JCW GP2. Joerg Weidinger from MINI explains his role in tuning the GP2 using the Nürburgring and surrounding roads to ensure the car has a comfortable ride, including for those who won’t use the track. We think we have a scoop for […]

VIDEO: A closer look at the MINI JCW GP2

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Anders Warming, MINI’s design boss, talks us through some of the finer aspects of the upcoming JCW GP2. Sadly, for us, it’s all about the cosmetic stuff. We still don’t have the final specification of the engine to be used in this car. And not even the smallest clue was given by Warming. But, if […]

An extra 10 MINI JCW GP2s for Australia?

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Good news for fans of the second coming of the MINI John Cooper Works GP. After official confirmation that 20 GP2s will be coming to Australia, word has come our way suggesting the actual number of Australian-bound GP2s will now total 30 cars. Remember worldwide production of the new GP is only 2000, so if […]

MINI Australia confirms 20 JCW GP2s on way

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MINI Australia has used its Facebook page to confirm it has secured an allocation of 20 John Cooper Works GPs for local sale. MINI Australia sent a request for 20 cars to Germany back in May when the GP2, limited to 2000 models worldwide, was first announced. In announcing the GP2 allocation MINI Australia added: […]

Drive Thru: MINI JCW v MINI GP

The hot hatch market has really taken off in recent times, thanks to headline grabbing models from Mercedes-Benz and BMW. So, what about traditional hot hatches—small, modestly powered front-wheel drives—can they still put a smile on your dial in this era of 350hp+ hatchbacks? Under BMW’s stewardship for over 10 years, MINI has carved an […]

MINI Australia extends JCW GP allocation to 55

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Christmas has come early for local fans of the MINI John Cooper Works GP, with an extra 25 models confirmed for Australian delivery. That brings Australia’s total allocation to 55, following an earlier boost of 10, and now 25, extra models. A nice increase from the originally announced 20 deliveries. The JCW GP is priced […]

MINI Australia prices JCW GP from $56,900

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30 GPs have been allocated to Australia MINI Australia has just announced sharp pricing for its limited edition John Cooper Works GP. Priced from $56,900 we reckon MINI will have no problems shifting the 30 cars they have managed to secure from the worldwide allocation of 2000 vehicles. The GP2 is designed to be a […]

MINI John Cooper Works GP revealed

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Ahead of its world premiere at the Paris Motor Show this month MINI has finally come good with official details on its latest John Cooper Works GP model. This includes a raft of new pics showing the car’s interior for the first time. Today’s info follows an official preview of the car back in May […]

MINI JCW GP tech specs leaked

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As the launch of the second-generation MINI John Cooper Works GP draws near the long awaited technical specifications for the car have been leaked online. Those expecting a big power increase from the 155kW offered in the regular JCW model will be disappointed to see only an extra 5kW has been liberated from the 1.6 […]