Noticeably lacking was the fiery John Cooper Works Countryman, although Mini has indicated that it’s not too far-off by taking to X this week to put up some revealing teaser photographs.
No specs have been included however Mini mentioned to anticipate a “complete lot of horsepower.”
The outgoing JCW Countryman makes do with 301 hp from a 2.0-liter turbo-4, and the brand new mannequin’s energy ranges ought to be in the identical neighborhood. An 8-speed automated and all-wheel-drive system ought to full the drivetrain.
X put up by Mini on Sept. 11, 2023
The outgoing mannequin’s different efficiency tweaks must also carry over, like sport-tuned suspension, uprated brakes, a faster steering ratio, and a limited-slip differential.
The teaser photographs additionally reveal a few of the distinctive styling remedies that can be utilized to the most recent JCW Countryman. These embody checkered flag motifs and “JCW” badges.
The Countryman was proven in Munich in two deliberate electrical grades: a Countryman E with 188 hp and a sportier Countryman SE with 308 hp. Mini is planning electrical John Cooper Works grades, so it is potential there can be an electrical JCW Countryman in some unspecified time in the future.