Mini : a version GP and a JCW Knights Edition for the United States

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The Mini JCW Knights Edition is unfortunately reserved for the us market. And for the radical GP, it will be necessary to wait until 2020…

Mini present at the salon of Los Angeles a new series Knights Edition on its bombinette JCW, which will be reserved for the american market. More interesting, the brand confirmed the arrival of a version JCW GP for the year 2020.

Absent from the World of Paris, Mini will, however, be present in Los Angeles next week. In spite of everything, the brand’s anglo-germanic, there will be no real novelty, and will bring only a few special series, the most notable being the John Cooper Works Knights Edition.

It stands out from other Mini JCW by its body colour of Midnight Black, and its elements are silver like the roof, mirror caps, or even the stripes on the hood and the bottom of the door. These are more raised red, tint that are also found on the grille and brake calipers.

Useless, however, hope to place an order, this John Cooper Works Knights Edition being reserved for the american market. Whatever it is, it does not present any technical changes and always displays 231 ch.


The more radical of the Mini

More interesting in our case, Mini took the opportunity to announce the arrival of a new version JCW GP 2020. It should be guided by the concept that was presented last year at the Frankfurt motor show and be even more radical than the JCW ” standard “. It would then become the Mini as the most radical ever traded.

Mini John Cooper Works GP concept 2017

If it has the same recipe as the variants GP of the first two generations of Mini modern, it should see its weight reduced, including the removal of the rear seats, and the power of its block 2.0 turbo with a splash of a few units. And of course, it should not hide its ambitions, thanks to a body kit specific. Remains only to wait quietly until 2020…


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