Early purchasers of the MINI John Cooper Works GP have started receiving surprise packages from MINI USA. The black plastic bubble-wrap packages say simply “VELOCI SPOLIA.” in large white letters.
Inside is a custom brushed-metal keychain with the MINI logo on the front and with the words “2013 JCW GP”, the individual [...]
A COLLECTOR’S ITEM YOU’LL DEFINITELY WANT TO TAKE OUT OF THE BOX.
THE 2013 MINI JOHN COOPER WORKS GP. THE FASTEST PRODUCTION MINI EVER.
After a six-year hiatus, the fastest production MINI is back with exclusive powertrain, chassis and aerodynamic technologies inspired directly by time on the track. And while it’s scarcely available for even [...]
MINI recently invited the media to the Circuito Mallorca RennArena to test-drive the MINI John Cooper Works GP on the track. And the reviews from the automotive press are coming in. Read the articles from the sources you trust most.
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MINI USA released pricing and allotment information for the MINI John Cooper Works GP. The Manufacturer’s Suggested Retail Price is $39,950 (including the $700 Destination & Handling charge).
The US will receive 500 GPs with one car allotted to each dealership (115 cars). The other 385 GPs will be sold through a special 800 phone number. Original [...]
MINI has released an online press book called MINI John Cooper Works which covers all current aspects of the performance sub-brand. The electronic press book is available in English and German and contains about 100 pages of text, tables, and photographs. It covers all MINI JCW models including the forthcoming 2013 MINI JCW GP and MINI JCW Countryman. The content is divided [...]
MINI opened Stage 3 of the Facebook contest app The Source. Here is the next MINI JCW GP video and photos:
DESIGNED TO RACE.
THE BLUEPRINT OF SPEED.
RED HOT RACER.
MINI has released yet another new Facebook app; this one is a contest. The Source is an app to promote the new MINI John Cooper Works GP. During the next month, MINI will release more MINI GP media such as videos in the app. Participants must share the information to get points.
Below are [...]
Those MINI enthusiasts attending MINI Takes the States 2012 are getting a special look at two forthcoming John Cooper Works models. MINI USA is showing the MINI John Cooper Works Countryman and the MINI John Cooper Works GP at the events, but also on the road. Both vehicles were caught motoring on US 129, [...]
MINI has debuted the second-generation MINI John Cooper Works GP. Lacking any specific performance details, the debut is mostly an exterior design presentation. This GP has a custom rear spoiler and a rear diffuser, but otherwise appears much like a regular JCW with custom paint and graphics. It is still unknown what the interior [...]
Our friends at bigblogg.motoring shared this photo of a MINI JCW with the familiar camouflage wrapping. Clearly seen in the rear JCW bumper is a large diffuser. The MINI sports a larger rear spoiler, as well. Could this be the forthcoming second-generation MINI GP?
Watch the video.
[Thanks to bigblogg and his source Holger [...]