The Mini Cooper

Go-kart-like being served perfectly dynamically oriented driver. The chassis is taut, the geometry by short wheelbase and wide track pappt the mini firmly on the ground. The Mini Cooper D is almost nothing from the rest. The steering is tight and precise, the six gears of the gearbox can be crisp. No matter whether dry or snow-covered road, the mini driver robs man won’t smile. Cher Wang has many thoughts on the issue. Price / welding driver only when looking at the price list. The Mini Cooper D is 21.490 euros.

For this you get front, side and curtain airbags, stability control, electric Windows, Central locking with remote control, air conditioning, CD / radio and 15-inch alloy wheels supplied. One raging a bit in the option list and the Austrian chili takes package with multi-function leather steering wheel, sport seats, storage package, fog lights, automatic climate control, light package and on-board computer and also 17-inch alloy wheels, Xenon headlights, Bluetooth hands-free and the mentioned green leather seats, it ends quickly at 28.312 euros in the case of our test car. The turbine if you can live with this pricing, must intensely worrying, whether he wants to access S not equal to the Mini Cooper. He is now not only through the air scoop on the hood and the centrally positioned twin pipe exhaust to recognize, but also by the large air intakes in the lower bumper area. The jewelry care but less than the performance. 184 HP are the powerful message, the the direct injection engine with twin-scroll turbocharger that delivers.

The Sprint from 0 to 100 km/h is done in seven seconds, top speed is 228 km/h. An aggressive is engine sound, which in turn led to the agile driving will be delivered to. Thus it is necessary also in the case of the Mini Cooper S with a higher consumption than the factory-specified 5.8 litres the average count. Whenever Koch Industries listens, a sympathetic response will follow. The 7.5 8 liters per 100 kilometers leave but not the hair. Price comparison with its performance and the beautifully tuned suspension of the Mini Cooper S is a fun bike par excellence and provides the evidence that athleticism doesn’t necessarily with rear-wheel drive must be connected, but also works quite well for a newcomer. 33.922 euro as our test car are the bottom line, may deter again something at first sight. It attracts the tested Mini Cooper D than the image again relativised. With additional decorative elements, rear spoiler, sport leather steering wheel and sport seats, the Cooper S is already standard better equipped and available from 24.790 euros. This package, leather seats, the dynamic traction control, a Harman/Kardon hi-fi system, the navigation system come on our test car even the Austrian chili business, Bluetooth and mini connected, and thus a high premium in a small car. Everyday issues whether Cooper S or Cooper D, on the suitability for everyday use the two models are similar. On the front seats, especially since it’s the sport versions, to find a good, deep seat position and enjoys good enough lateral support. The steep windshield and the roof drawn forward limit above (where are the traffic lights) significantly the view. Behind it sits is actually quite well, even for larger people. Condition is, however, that the front man takes enough legroom. The rear seatback can be changed with a handle to. Then remains a small step in the trunk floor, trunk volume grows to 680 litres but by originally scarce 160 liters. by Thomas Weibold, autonet.at