2010 MINI John Cooper Works Cabrio arrives

We've added Mini John Cooper Works cars to our favourites list in the last few months given their incredibly impressive handling and performance. In August we wrote about the Mini John Cooper Works Cabrio and now it has arrived.
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We won't bore you with all the details as you can read our previous article on the car. However we thought we'd add the specifications and Australian photos to our gallery for all interested Mini fans.

MINI John Cooper Works Cabrio (R57) Technical Data

Cylinders: 4 in-line
Valves: 16
Capacity Cc: 1,598
Maximum power 155 kW/ 211 bhp/ 6,000rpm
Maximum torque 260 Nm / 1850 rpm

Exterior Dimensions
Length 3,714 Mm
Width 1,683 Mm
Height 1,414 Mm
Wheelbase 2,467 Mm
Front track 1,453 Mm
Rear track 1,461 Mm
Boot capacity 170-660 Litres
Fuel tank capacity 50 Litres
Turning circle 10.7 Metres

Interior Dimensions

Shoulder room – front 1,278 Mm
Shoulder room – rear 996 Mm
Elbow room – front 1,349 Mm
Elbow room – rear 1,128 Mm
Head room – front 976 Mm
Head room – rear 978 Mm


Kerb weight 1,230 Kg
Payload 430 Kg

Drag co-efficient 0.37 Cd


0-100 km/h 6.9 Seconds
0-1000 m 26.8 Seconds
Maximum speed 235 km/h

Fuel Consumption (EU)
City 9.3 l/100km
Highway 5.8 l/100km
Combined 7.1 l/100km
CO2 emission output 169 g/km

* max torque 280Nm at 1,850-5,600rpm with overboost function

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