214 HP
184 LB-FT
Curb Weight
2600 LB
Front Wheel Drive
Engine Size
1.6 L
Transmission Type
Top Speed
140 MPH
Standing Quarter Mile
14.5 Seconds
Zero to Sixty
6.2 Seconds
MPG (City/Highway)
22/30 MPG

Hello my Wheelwell friends!  I've been a Austin Mini freak my entire childhood... Oh... My story is somewhat short, I had a '04 MC40 Mini JCW which was totaled by a drunk driver (01/26/15). I survived the horrible wreckage (hit center divider 75mph head on, then bounced and slammed by Unocal big rig.). Sold me on the safety of these small cars and so I bought another R53 Mini Cooper...     My new Mini JCW GP I bought from the original owner (02/02/15)... Few weeks of searching from Delaware to California I located this gem! Took delivery in Vegas with 9,355mi on its odometer!!     Previous owner She took delivery of this car at the Mini GP launch event held at Mazda Laguna Seca raceway. She was going to strip it and race it in SCCA. Yet a year later said no and kept it stock. The car was rarely driven but started to keep fluid lubricating seals...     This car is a blast to drive. Definitely get the go-kart turn in and handling I never felt in my older JCW. I am very, very spirited driver. Running the canyons all the time, usually w/ my buddy & his amazing JRZ setup S2000. It's impressive how eager the GP is to keep up.  Hope to have this pristine well driven, low milage go-kart showcased on a 'One Take'... - Jim

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