New Mini John Cooper Works GP hits the ‘Ring

Mini is working on a new generation of its high-performance John Cooper Works GP, which the automaker will launch next year. It’s based on the Hardtop 2 Door and set to be produced in a limited run of 3,000 units. Testing of the hot hatch is currently underway, including at the Nürburgring where Mini recently ran the car alongside its predecessors. The last JCW GP lapped the ‘Ring in 8:23, and Mini has indicated the new one will post a sub-8:00 time. The engine is confirmed as a 2.0-liter turbocharged…

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