WR TV: 2014 Mini Cooper S

By Winding Road Staff

July 23, 2014

When we got a chance to take the new Mini Cooper and Cooper S for a spin around the back roads of Puerto Rico earlier this year, we were slightly disappointed to learn that our time in the S model would not include a third pedal on the floor. Fortunately, this week we've got our hands on the Cooper S with the six-speed manual gearbox, which is connected to a twin-scroll turbocharged 2.0-liter inline four-cylinder engine that generates 184 horsepower and 201lb-ft of torque.
That combination is enough to get the 2675 pound Cooper S to sixty miles per hour in a scant 6.4 seconds. Starting at $23,600, the Cooper S brings both spirited performance and hints of BMW refinement to the table for relatively little coin. Let's take a look around the Cooper S, inside and out, then head out for a drive:


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