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The special edition model was first shown during the 2009 MINI United Festival at Silverstone circuit in England.

Apr 14, 2010

MINI JOHN COOPER WORKS "WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP 50th EDITION" COMING TO USA

In response to dealer demand, Mini USA will offer a limited number of the World Championship 50 special edition version of the John Cooper Works vehicles in the US - a very long name for a small car. In fact, 50 of the hand-built vehicles will be delivered to US dealers, beginning late spring.

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The special edition model was first shown during the 2009 MINI United Festival at Silverstone circuit in England. The worldwide production run has been confirmed at just 250 vehicles.

Inspired and influenced by John Cooper's son, Mike Cooper, the special edition is a tribute to both the birth of the Cooper brand and John Cooper's first F1 title victory 50 years ago.

Both these occasions were revolutionary: in the summer of 1959 Alec Issigonis presented his small car concept, with its transverse, front-mounted four-cylinder engine, with space for four occupants plus luggage. That same year, sports car constructor John Cooper won his first Formula One World Championship title with Jack Brabham at the wheel.

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Based on a Mini John Cooper Works, the World Championship 50 vehicle is painted a special Connaught Green, harking back to the famous British racecars of the 1950s and '60s. It is combined with roof and bonnet stripes in Pepper White.

The vehicle is then equipped with the John Cooper Works Aero Kit, gloss black 17" Challenge wheels, numbered side skirts, a unique Championship Red Lounge leather interior as well as carbon fiber accents throughout.

It also features floormats with red stitching to match the stitching on the shifter and parking brake boots.

John Cooper Works' signature adorns a special plaque affixed to the instrument panel trim.

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MSRP for the MINI John Cooper Works World Champion 50 Edition will be $39600; Destination and Handling costs are $700, for a total cost of $40300.

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