Power and Performance of the 2015 MINI Cooper and MINI Cooper S
Braman MINI of West Palm Beach has a huge inventory of the all-new 2015 MINI Hardtop in stock. The MINI Cooper hardtop comes in two models, the Cooper and Cooper S. The Cooper model is equipped with a 3-cylinder engine that produces 134 horsepower and 162 ft-lbs of torque. The higher-performance Cooper S is powered by a 2.0-liter 4-cylinder engine with a peak output of 189 horsepower and 207 ft-lbs. of torque.
Both are offered with a choice of standard 6-speed manual or optional 6-speed automatic transmission. The Cooper accelerates from 0 to 60 mph in 7.4 seconds and has a top speed of 130 mph, while the Cooper S goes from 0 to 60 mph in 6.5 seconds and has a top speed of 146 mph. The Cooper gets 42 mpg Highway / 34 City / 30 combined fuel economy, while the Cooper S gets 38 highway / 29 city / 25 combined.
Driver Assistance Systems in the 2015 MINI Cooper and Cooper S
In the Cooper S, the new MINI Driving Modes controls the ambient lighting, the shift times of the automatic transmission and the characteristics of new Dynamic Damper Control system. The Cooper S also features the Performance Control system, which counteracts any tendency to understeer prior to reaching the threshold level to support an agile yet neutral driving response on bends.
Exterior and Interior Differences Between the 2015 MINI Cooper and Cooper S
Both models feature updated styling and the typical MINI proportions, but the MINI Cooper S can be visually distinguished by such features as a radiator grille with honeycomb pattern, an additional opening in the bonnet, brake air ducts integrated in the lower air inlets and a separate rear apron with exhaust tailpipes arranged at the center. In addition to the side scuttle elements, the radiator grill of this model variant now also bears an “S” logo with chrome surround.
The 15-inch forged light alloy wheels of the new MINI Cooper have a particularly low weight as well as favorable aerodynamic properties. The new MINI Cooper S is fitted with 16-inch light alloy wheels as standard. Other light alloy wheels up to a size of 18 inches are available.
The richer, more detailed styling with upgraded options is common to both the Cooper and Cooper S, but the S is fitted with sports seats as standard: these are available as optional extras for Cooper variants. In addition, a model-specific selection of upholstery colors, interior surfaces, Color Lines and other design features – including Chrome Line for the interior – offers a wide range of possibilities for interior customization.
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