2014 Mini John Cooper Works Paceman goes on sale March 2013

At the 2013 Detroit Auto Show, Mini will be unveiling the new John Cooper Works Paceman – the high-performance version of teh Paceman that was unveiled at the 2012 LA Auto Show last month. The model adds the seven models to the John Cooper Works lineup and will go on sale in March 2013.

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Along with standard ALL4 all-wheel-drive, the Mini John Cooper Works Paceman is powered by 1.6 liter 4-cylinder turbo engine making a maximum 208 hp at 6,000 rpm with a peak torque of 207 lb-ft with Overboost at 1,700 – 4,500 rpm (192 lb-ft of torque at 1,850 – 5,600 rpm). The engine is mated to a 6-speed automatic gearbox or a 6-speed manual, allowing it to run from 0 to 60 mph in 6.5 seconds.

Fuel-economy wise the John Cooper Works Paceman averages an EPA estimated 25/31 mpg (city/highway) and 27 mpg combined when mated to a 6-speed manual and 23/30 mpg or 26 mpg combined with the automatic.

Visually, the Mini John Cooper Works Paceman gets a new aerodynamic kit, 18-inch alloy wheels, a sports exhaust system, door sills bearing the John Cooper Works logo and some sporty upgrades on the inside.

Prices will be announced closer to launch date.

– By: Omar Rana