Tuesday, 12 November 2013

Video - 2014 Mini Cooper teased, to be unveiled on 18th Nov 2013




The 2014 Mini Cooper will be unveiled on 18th November and the unveiling will take place at the Oxford plant, and the date also marks the 107th birthday of Sir Alex Issigonis, the original Mini’s designer.

The new Mini will be available in both 3 cylinder and 4 cylinder options. The entry level will be powered by 1.5L three cylinder turbocharged petrol engine producing 136 bhp and 220 Nm of torque with an added overboost function which could take it to 230 Nm of torque.

The more powerful 2.0L Petrol engine which produces 280 Nm of torque and 192 bhp with an overboost function which could take it to 300 Nm.

As far as the diesel engine is concerned, only a single option is available - the 3 cylinder 1.5L Diesel engine producing 116 bhp and 270 Nm of torque.

Mini gets new safety features which includes the active hood which automatically raises up in case of a pedestrian collision. This feature will be active between 19 Kmph and 55 Kmph. The new Mini also gets a collision avoidance system with city braking, and an active headlight system that alternates between high-beam and low-beam depending on the ambient lighting.

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