The MINI John Cooper Works Countryman 2017 revealed

The arrival of this new version of the JCW Countryman is not a surprise. The small SUV was completely redesigned for 2017 and enjoys millesime a new Shared platform with the MINI Clubman and the BMW X1. It will make its first global appearance at the Shanghai Auto Show in April.

The MINI John Cooper Works Countryman 2017 is the brand choice for busy families since it is their biggest model that offers them the most powerful engine. Under the hood is a turbocharged four-cylinder 2.0-liter developping 228 horsepower and 258 foot-pounds. It can be paired to a manual gearbox six reports or optional automatic eight reports. The full ALL4 MINI cog face also of series.

The JCW also gets sports seats, firmer suspension, 18-inch alloy wheels and a set of Brembo brakes, while aerodynamic additions help to cool mechanics. According to the English brand, the MINI Countryman John Cooper Works 2017 can accelerate from 0 to 100 km / h in 6.5 seconds, almost a second faster than the Cooper S Countryman with its 189 horsepower engine, and reach a top speed of 234 km / h.

Like the other versions of the Countryman JCW is bigger, inside as outside, the outgoing generation. The vehicle is longer than 170 millimeters wider than 30 mm and rests on a longer wheelbase of 75 mm. Thus we are left with more space for five passengers and a loading area having a volume of 450 to 1390 liters.

The MINI John Cooper Works Countryman 2017 is expected to arrive in Canadian dealerships in time for summer, a debutant price around $ 40,000.

UPDATE JOU: Following the publication of this article, MINI Canada announced the base MSRP of the MINI John Cooper Works Countryman 2017. It will be set at $ 38,500 before the transport and preparation charges, identical to the 2016 edition despite an increase level of equipment.

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