2007 Mini Cooper S

Started on Nov. 22, 2006, 6:35 a.m.

We like our 2005 Cooper so much we bought a 2007 Cooper S.

2007 Mini Cooper S Specs

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Body type:Coupe
Country of origin:England
0-60 time:5.7 seconds
Displacement:1598cc
Stock horsepower:172 bhp @ 5500 rpm
Torque:177 lb.-ft @ 1600 rpm
Engine configuration:Inline-4
Transmission:6-speed manual
Drivetrain configuration:Front-wheel drive
Suspension:MacPherson Strut (front)
Multi-link (rear)
Brakes:disc/disc
Bolt pattern:4 x 100
Wheel offset:48mm
Body width:66.3 in.
Curb weight:2590 lbs.
Wheelbase:97.1 in.

Latest Project Updates

Jan 13, 2009

Wrapping Up Our 2007 MINI Cooper S Project Car

Jan 13, 2009

Wrapping up our MINI Cooper S project car.

Nov 24, 2008

Solo Nationals Video

Nov 24, 2008

Late-braking news: We post video from the 2008 Solo Nationals in Topeka.

Nov 17, 2008

One Last Hoorah!

Nov 17, 2008

We take our MINI to the last event of the season.

Sep 25, 2008

Fourth Place!

Sep 25, 2008

We finish fourth at the Solo National Championships in Topeka, Kansas.

Sep 4, 2008

Ready for Nationals

Sep 4, 2008

A simple tweak before our trip to Topeka.

Jul 21, 2008

Our MINI Rocks

Jul 21, 2008

Another good event for our 2007 MINI Cooper S.

Jun 26, 2008

Little Tow

Jun 26, 2008

We build a small utility trailer for our MINI.

Feb 25, 2008

Dixie Delight

Feb 25, 2008

Results from the SCCA Solo National Tour in Cecil, GA.

Feb 4, 2008

MINI Cooper S Continues Winning Ways

Feb 4, 2008

Our '08 season is going well...

Dec 4, 2007

2007 CFR Solo Season Over

Dec 4, 2007

That's all she wrote.

Jul 17, 2007

MINI S development

Jul 17, 2007

We hit the test track with the MINI.

Jul 11, 2007

Registered for the Solo National Championships

Jul 11, 2007

Yup, the MINI is Topeka-bound.

Jul 11, 2007

Action Shot from Milwaukee

Jul 11, 2007

We report from Milwaukee.

Jul 10, 2007

MINI to Milwaukee

Jul 10, 2007

We go to Wisconsin.

Jun 25, 2007

Hey, It's a 'MINI' again

Jun 25, 2007

Our MINI starts to feel like a MINI.

Jun 20, 2007

MINI Sssshock testing

Jun 20, 2007

Testing and tuning our Konis.

Jun 19, 2007

Konis now all installed

Jun 19, 2007

With our Konis installed we're looking forward to our next autocross.

Jun 18, 2007

Getting Hitched

Jun 18, 2007

Have you seen the trunk on a MINI? We need a trailer hitch.

Jun 18, 2007

Our MINI Cooper S gets some Konis!

Jun 18, 2007

Konis and autocrosses go together like peanut butter and jelly. Yum.

Jun 4, 2007

MINI S goes racing in Alabama!

Jun 4, 2007

After a shaky start we pull it together.

May 29, 2007

Test-fitting wheels.

May 29, 2007

Luckily, ours fit.

May 21, 2007

Relearning old tricks

May 21, 2007

It's still a MINI, but it's not quite the same.

May 9, 2007

MINI Gets some Meats

May 9, 2007

Big tires, little car.

Apr 23, 2007

Racking up another Win

Apr 23, 2007

We'd have done even better if it wasn't for those pesky cones.

Apr 3, 2007

Heads Up

Apr 3, 2007

It's an '07 vs. '05 Mini face-off, coming soon.

Mar 26, 2007

Buccaneer Region Solo Event...Tough Competition

Mar 26, 2007

Arrrrrr.

Mar 20, 2007

Camber helps new MINI

Mar 20, 2007

Good alignments can make a huge difference.

Mar 13, 2007

MINI S on the dyno

Mar 13, 2007

Do the factory specs hold up in the real world?

Mar 13, 2007

MINI S is *ahem* fast.

Mar 13, 2007

Faster than you'd expect.

Mar 12, 2007

New Enkeis for MINI S

Mar 12, 2007

Selecting wheels with SCCA rules in mind.

Mar 1, 2007

MINI Meet

Mar 1, 2007

We hang out with the folks from Sunshine Minis.

Feb 26, 2007

MINI S Starts Strong!

Feb 26, 2007

With just a few hundred miles under its belt, our Mini hits its first track.

Feb 23, 2007

MINI comes in a lightweight!

Feb 23, 2007

How often does a new model weigh less than its predecessor?

Feb 23, 2007

First Real Photo shoot.

Feb 23, 2007

Sparkling Silver.

Feb 23, 2007

New MINI Here!

Feb 23, 2007

To paraphrase Navin Johnson, “The new MINI's here, the new MINI's here”

Feb 21, 2007

Major Bummer

Feb 21, 2007

It's like delaying Christmas.

Feb 7, 2007

MINI Here Next Week!

Feb 7, 2007

And we're counting down the days.

Jan 8, 2007

MINI Built...Waiting for Transport!

Jan 8, 2007

Can't that boat go any faster?

Jan 4, 2007

Rotas get cleaned and prepped

Jan 4, 2007

Goodbye polka dots.

Dec 28, 2006

MINI Scheduled for Production

Dec 28, 2006

Gentlemen, start your assembly lines.

Dec 28, 2006

New Brain Bucket

Dec 28, 2006

No orange jokes, please.

Nov 22, 2006

Hello MINI!

Nov 22, 2006

We pick out our new MINI online.

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2007 Mini Cooper S Specs

Body type:Coupe
Country of origin:England
0-60 time:5.7 seconds
Displacement:1598cc
Stock horsepower:172 bhp @ 5500 rpm
Torque:177 lb.-ft @ 1600 rpm
Engine configuration:Inline-4
Transmission:6-speed manual
Drivetrain configuration:Front-wheel drive
Suspension:MacPherson Strut (front)
Multi-link (rear)
Brakes:disc/disc
Bolt pattern:4 x 100
Wheel offset:48mm
Body width:66.3 in.
Curb weight:2590 lbs.
Wheelbase:97.1 in.
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