If you think that the current generation of Mini, car Mini is not enough you’re probably right. New 2015 Mini Cooper 5 is something new and it will represent a generation where this vehicle Mini is more than its predecessor. Recently introduced in the third generation of the Cooper hatch door version did not get too good grades journalists, who had great praise for the interior, but also a lot of criticism that the larger the size of the damage the drive ability of the car.
2015 Mini Cooper 5 Exterior and Specs
Now on the market comes even more Mini and its version with five doors, the first time that such a car there with the exception of the Countryman, who was not wearing a badge Cooper. British automaker calls the Cooper 5-Door, by the door, and it should be the top selling car company. Mini hopes that annual production could exceed the figure of 150,000 copies globally, which is about three times higher than in the three-door version. Although they share a platform and most of the mechanics, the 5-Door is about four meters long and 72 mm long with a standard hatchback exterior.
BMW owns the company says it will have the highest praise passengers in the rear seats, which will have an additional 15 mm of space and trunk space is now 278 liters. It not only is 67 liters more than in the three-door, but it is more than the Audi A1 (270 liters), which BMW is seen as the main rival. From the exterior design, 5-door is identical to the smaller brother, with the exception of the rear doors and most people probably will not even notice the difference in sizes.
2015 Mini Cooper 5 Engine
In terms of mechanics, it starts with a new 1.5L turbocharged I3 engine that develops 136 hp and 220 Nm of torque, which is enough to accelerate to 100 km / h in 7.9 seconds. The only other petrol option is a 2.0L I4 turbo developing 192 hp and 280 Nm of torque, and this version is the fastest at the moment, with acceleration to 100 km / h in 6.8 seconds. For diesel fans, the offer is only 1.5L I3 engine, which develops 116 hp and 270 Nm of torque, while its average fuel consumption is just 3.5 liters per 100 kilometers with CO2 emissions of 92 g / km. All models offer a standard six-speed manual transmission, which transmits power to the front wheels, and the only option is automatic with the same number of gears.
2015 Cooper 5 Release Date and Price
For now it is unknown whether 5-Door profit and sports John Cooper Works version, but when you consider that this tuning house works on most Mini models in the past, chances are high that the 5-Door and could not find on the list. In the domestic market, the 5-Door will provide the starting price of 15,900 pounds or 26,800 dollars, making it slightly more expensive than 3-Door, but still cheaper than the aforementioned A1. The first copies should be delivered by the end of the year, first in Britain and then in the rest of the world.