Mini has always been a niche brand in India offering fun cars that were quirky and mainly for the enthusiasts. Staying with the fun tag, the company has introduced a new Carbon edition of its fastest hatchback, the Cooper S.
This special edition vehicle bridges the gap between the normal Cooper S and the John Cooper Works Mini (JCW). The car now sports matte black center and side stripes which have been accented by red pin striping. In addition to that, the vehicle also sports the JCW Aero package and all the chrome elements have been blacked out to give it a sportier look. The car sits on 17″ light alloy wheels.
As a part of the JCW kit, the car now features the JCW tuning kit which includes a new sporty exhaust as well. The Cooper S is powered by a 2.0 liter turbo petrol engine that features Twin Power technology. Power is up from 192 Bhp to 210 Bhp and torque is up to 300 Nm from the previous 280 Nm. 0-100 times have been slashed by 0.2 seconds and the Carbon edition now does the 0-100 sprint in 6.5 seconds. The engine is mated to a 6 speed autobox with paddle shifters and has been programmed with launch control for those looking for a racy experience.
On the inside, the vehicle get JCW Sports seats that have been finished in black Alcantara with red stitching. The roof liner is also finished in anthracite. Mini has always been offering a whole host of options on their vehicles. These will continue on the Carbon edition as well. They include the heads up display, the navigation, and the Wired package that includes a larger screen.
The car is priced at Rs 39.90 lakhs ex showroom and can be only had through the online portal Amazon.in. Mini has tied up with the brand for this limited edition and you can only get it through them. For those interested, you can click here.