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2019 Mini John Cooper Works launched in India, initial price Rs 43.5 lakh

2019 Mini John Cooper Works launched in India, initial price Rs 43.5 lakh: The BMW Group launched the 2019 Mini John Cooper Works (JCW) in India on Thursday, May 9, at an initial price of Rs 43.5 lakh (ex-showroom). Centred on Mini 3-door hatch, the John Cooper Works facelift is going to be accessible at all MINI authorizations from June straight on as a Completely Built-Up Unit (CBU).

2019 Mini John Cooper Works is powered by 2.0 L engine with 234 PS and 320 Nm, mated to 8-speed auto gearbox

Mini gave us the dazzling JCW Pro Edition in the year 2017, but at that time it was limited to just 20 units in India. At this time, the legendary British carmaker famous for creating small but wickedly fast cars is back with specific good news for all the Indian.

The most recent repetition of the hard-core and previously focused Mini Cooper launched on May 9. Mini has brought up the facelifted version of the JCW which received some updates in the international markets, last year.

It is going to be accessible in the country in total of 11 different colour options such as Chilli Red, Electric Blue, Emerald Grey, Melting Silver, Midnight Black, Pepper White, Solaris Orange, Starlight Blue, Thunder Grey, White Silver and the exclusive John Cooper Works Rebel Green.

The 2019 Mini John Cooper Works facelift gets a 2.0-litre, 4-cylinder, TwinPower Turbo engine that creates 231 hp as well as 320 Nm of torque. The engine is paired off to an 8-speed Sports Steptronic automatic transmission and also it can make 0 to 100 kmph in 6.1 seconds.

The front outlook of Mini John Cooper Works facelift acquires a hexagonal radiator grille along with a honeycomb design or outline. It is bordered by LED headlamps, which are enclosed by LED DRLs that also includes indicators. The hatchback derives with a front apron along with air ducts; side sills a well as 17-inch JCW track spoke light alloy wheels in black. It also acquires chrome plated double exhaust pipes.

Talking about the interiors of the new Mini JCW, it features premium seats along with headrests in Carbon Black Dinamica Leather as well as red accents. It sports leather steering wheel also comes with paddle shifters.

The door windowsills have a combined John Cooper Works mark. There is the MINI head-up presentation providing an excess of information. The circular central mechanism section has a 6.5-inch display. The hatchback acquires a normal Harman Kardon Hi-Fi audio system along with 12 speakers and an 8-channel digital amplifier.

If talking about the safety features, then the 2019 Mini JCW hatch acquires front as well as passenger airbags, 3-point seat belts, crash sensor, brake assist, ABS, cornering brake control, dynamic stability control and run-flat tyres, as standard. Also, the standards are park distant control and a rear-view camera. There are total of three driving modes such as MID, Sport and Green.