Yes, that JCW MINI Clubman you see in the picture is right-hand-drive and that’s because it just made its way over from Geneva and is the only JCW Clubman in the world at the moment. And that JCW MINI Cooper there isn’t really a full production JCW but an accessoriesd Cooper.
Now, we did manage to get some pricing and launch details out of the MINI crew there. They say that MINI plans to have both full production John Cooper Works MINI and Clubman in the showrooms by July this summer. Pricing is expected to be $29,200 for the JCW Cooper and $31,450 for JCW Clubman (those are just supposed to “estimates”)
Both models are powered by a 1.6L 4-cylinder engine with Twin Scroll turbocharger and petrol direct injection producing 207hp and a maximum torque of 207 lb-ft of torque. 0-62 for the MINI John Cooper Works comes in at 6.5 seconds while the MINI John Cooper Works Clubman does it in 6.8.
Click through for more photos from the 2008 New York Auto Show.
2008 John Cooper Works MINI and Clubman:
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