New MINI, the John Cooper Works version? been spied on the road


MINI is working on the new generation of its 3-door which, as we know, will be & agrave; also available in a 100% electric version. The manufacturer should also continue to offer the high-performance version John Cooper Works . And just a forklift of this model is; been intercepted on the road during some tests.

Whether it is the sporty variant can be understood from some details including the large rims, the increased braking system with red calipers, the shapes of the front air intakes and the rear diffuser. Although the vehicle appears still heavily camouflaged , some aspects of the design are noticeable. The front overhang appears to have been slightly shortened, while the bumpers and headlights have a slightly revised design compared to the current model.

So it looks like the next generation of the MINI will present; an evolution of the current one, without any revolution. As for the interior, the new images do not show the cockpit. However, you can & ograve; imagine that MINI follows the setting we saw within the Aceman concept. Therefore, a minimal design with few physical keys and a large circular touch display placed centrally.

And as for the engines, there is still no precise information. However, as regards the John Cooper Works version protagonist of these spy shots, under the hood should be an evolution of the current unit & agrave; 4-cylinder turbo with 2 liters of displacement . It is possible that the brand has intervened to optimize the operation of this engine.

As for the other versions of the future new generation of the MINI 3-door, the current units should remain. gas. Uncertain fate, however, for diesel engines that could disappear from the list. As for the electric model, there are no precise details. However, an accumulator of greater capacity is expected; that allows a longer range than the current model.

More information will surely come as the debut of the new generation of MINI approaches.

[Spy Photo: Autocar]

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