Introduced the cheeky “baby” Mini John Cooper Works from Manhart

Introduced the cheeky “baby” Mini John Cooper Works from Manhart

July 25, 2020 0 By autotimesnews

The German tuning studio has presented a 350-horsepower version of the “evil” city car Mini John Cooper Works. The new Mini has received the designation Manhart GP3 ​​F350.

The latest version of the “hot” British hatchback Mini John Cooper Works GP has decided to upgrade the guys from the tuning studio Manhart. The machine, which was named Manhart GP3 ​​F350, received very significant changes.

Power has been increased from the current 301 horsepower (450 Nm) to 350 hp. (530 Nm). The tuner redesigned the electronic control unit for the 2.0-liter turbocharged engine, as well as added an Airtec intercooler and a more efficient exhaust system with four-stage damper control. The atelier also replaced the particulate filter pipe.

Manhart installed lowering springs that reduce ride height by 20 millimeters at the front and 15 millimeters at the rear. The British hatchback received matte black 19-inch Manhart Concave One wheels.

The city car gets wheel arch extensions, a large rear wing and decorative stripes with gold accents throughout the body. There is a black Manhart lettering inside the trunk rack. Manhart will offer other upgrades upon request, such as a digital multi-function gauge and various interior and exterior parts from Cravenspeed.

In addition to the Manhart GP3 ​​F350, another seriously updated version for the British hatchback will be presented in the future – it is known that the new product will receive a more efficient intake and exhaust system made of carbon, sportier suspension settings, more aggressive engine ECU firmware and much more. At the moment, the tuning studio does not say how much Manhart GP3 ​​F350 will cost and when orders will start.

Not so long ago, our publication wrote that MINI introduced the updated John Cooper Works Countryman crossover. The “charged” version of the model received a retouched appearance and a revised list of equipment.