The MINI John Cooper Works Model Premiers at the Detroit Auto Show

By: Jana Pijak - Jan 13, 2015
References: miniusa & mlive
The MINI John Cooper Works model premiered at the Detroit Auto Show yesterday where it garnered attention from the car manufacturer's loyal fans. The BMW-owned brand is synonymous with compact cars that have been featured in countless British films throughout the years.

A symbol of speed, comfort and economy, the MINI is a small car that is designed for big city living. The MINI John Cooper Works model recounts history and revives the car's classic look for a new generation.

Drawing inspiration from retro models, the vehicle is described as the "highest performing and most fun to drive car" by MINI vice president David Duncan. MINI's latest car is equipped with a powerful engine and is said to have 25% more torque than the manufacturer's previous models. Moreover, the vehicle also features a sports break system and can accelerate up to 153 mph speeds.