2006 Mini 2006 MINI Cooper S JCW GP

Started on March 5 by howsoonisnow1985

Ride Rating

7

The MINI Cooper S with John Cooper Works GP kit (or “GP”) – only 2000 of these special edition MINIs were sold, with 415 coming to USA! The GP was released in 2006 to mark the end of the first generation of “21st Century” MINI, developed by MINI under the ownership of BMW and first sold in England in 2001. The GP has a significant number of unique features, including: ~Assembled in Bertone, Italy from a “body-in-white” kit manufactured at the MINI plant in Oxford, England ~The most powerful first generation production engine, with John Cooper Works upgrade, further boosted to approx 218hp / 184ftlb torque ~Weight savings of over 100lb by removing the rear seat and substituting aluminum rear control arms ~Unique features to GP: “Thunder Blue” body color, with silver roof and contrasting red mirror caps ~Aero kit, including carbon fiber rear “wing” spoiler and underbody paneling for improved aerodynamics ~18″ lightweight wheels ~"Anthracite” speedometer & rev counter dials

MODS: RMW/Newman cams, RMW/Bosche 440 Injectors, RMW tune, 17% pulley, ITG filter, Brisk plugs, Hotchkiss Comp Rear Sway Bar, KMac camber plates, MyMINI resonator delete, TSW studs/jack pads, H&R 5mm spacer, CarboTech AX6 pads, Hard Brakes Titanium Brake Heat Shields, Goodridge SS Brakelines, Motul RBF600 Brake Fluid, RedLine Motor Oil & MTL, Motegi TrakLites2 15x7, Nitto NT01 205/50-15

EXTERIOR: Color Coded JCW Aero Grill Grill Surround, Color Coded Bonnet Latch, Color Coded Wheel Arches, Color Coded OEM "Shark Fin" Antenna, OEM Tow Hook, Plasti-Dipped in Red

INTERIOR: JCW Alcantara Steering Wheel, JCW LED Shift Indicator (R56), JCW Alcantara Shift Knob, JCW Alcantara E-Brake Handle

For More Info on the MINI GP: http://gpmini.net/wp/introduction/

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Mar 7, 2012 2:02 a.m.
howsoonisnow1985:
Thanks for the votes guys!
Mar 10, 2012 1:02 p.m.
howsoonisnow1985:
Items pending for the GP are Nitto NT05 at 225/40-18's, RMW Race Header and Re-Tune.

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