Published by Autobahn Buzz (MINI Cooper Works)
Munich. Success in motor sport is not determined solely by trophies and titles, yet additionally in an extra spike in enjoyable experience on the roadway. At the very least that’s the message from the MINI John Cooper Works Countryman ALL4 Dakar Winner 2013. MINI and John Cooper Works have launched this special-edition model to celebrate their triumph in the Dakar Rally 2013, the French couple of Stéphane Peterhansel and Jean-Paul Cottret piloting their MINI ALL4 Racing to overall success on the planet’s toughest rally event for the 2nd year in a row. The MINI John Cooper Works Countryman ALL4 Dakar Winner 2013 is a limited-edition memorial to its rally inspiration– 11 instances of the auto will certainly be created, reflecting Peterhansel’s 11 Dakar wins. Special layout and equipment functions display both the adventure of title-winning race efficiency and the ecstasy surrounding this most recent Dakar triumph involving authentic élan.
The brand-new scandal sheet is based upon the MINI John Cooper Works Countryman, the brand’s very first design to combine race-bred powertrain and chassis technology with the all-wheel-drive system that has actually just shown its guts when again in rally action. ALL4 dishes out maximum grip and directional reliability in all weather condition and under-wheel ailments, not to mention providing an obvious rise in speed via dynamically taken sections. And it wasn’t only in the MINI ALL4 Racing that this variable distribution of power between the front and rear axle maintained unavoidable forward-surging energy in the Dakar Rally 2013: ALL4 additionally made it possible for the MINI Countryman help car for the effective Monster Energy X-raid Team to carve a amusing yet trustworthy movement through the 14 phases from the Peruvian resources Lima to Santiago de Chile.
The all-wheel-drive system channels the power from the 160 kW/218 hp turbocharged four-cylinder engine under the chapeau of the MINI John Cooper Works Countryman ALL4 Dakar Winner 2013 to all 4 tires, as needed, in any type of specific driving scenario. Influenced by the attractive exterior color of the Dakar-taming MINI ALL4 Racing, this matt black scandal sheet has special bright eco-friendly style functions for the outside and inside. These feature Sport Stripes, which bear both the Dakar Rally winner’s company logo and the trademark of successful driver Peterhansel on the bonnet. Elsewhere, the environment-friendly red stripes along the vehicle’s flanks feature “MINI ALL4 Racing” lettering, while the driver and front passenger doorways present the car variety 302 and the labels of the victorious pairing. The Dakar champion’s company logo can also be seen along with the John Cooper Works badge at the back of the vehicle. Inside, the eco-friendly contrast stitching for the gearshift lever gaiter and flooring mats, and the green stitched winner’s logo design on the head restraints, are matched by eco-friendly red stripes for the black interior trim strip on the facility console. Contributed to which, a special-edition logo– total with identification number– on the interior trim strip over the glove compartment, a John Cooper Works sports driving tire and Gravity Black natural leather sports seats also feed in to the cockpit’s evocative sports car atmosphere. Complementary spotlights, custom side sign surrounds and 19-inch light-alloy tires in Cross-Spoke Crusher design add the finishing touches to the exclusive armoury of the MINI John Cooper Works Countryman ALL4 Dakar Winner 2013.
Stéphane Peterhansel’s second Dakar Rally success in the MINI ALL4 Racing was likewise the 11th of his profession in the fabulous event. To mark this accomplishment, the MINI John Cooper Works Countryman ALL4 Dakar Winner 2013 will be produced in a limited run of 11 devices and sold exclusively in Peterhansel’s house nation of France.
MINI and John Cooper Works have actually introduced this special-edition model to commemorate their triumph in the Dakar Rally 2013, the French duo of Stéphane Peterhansel and Jean-Paul Cottret piloting their MINI ALL4 Racing to overall triumph in the globe’s most difficult rally occasion for the second year in a row. The MINI John Cooper Works Countryman ALL4 Dakar Winner 2013 is a limited-edition homage to its rally motivation– 11 examples of the auto will be constructed, reflecting Peterhansel’s 11 Dakar wins. And it wasn’t only in the MINI ALL4 Racing that this variable circulation of power between the front and rear axle preserved unavoidable forward-surging momentum in the Dakar Rally 2013: ALL4 additionally enabled the MINI Countryman assistance car for the effective Monster Energy X-raid Team to sculpt a dependable yet engaging passage through the 14 phases from the Peruvian funds Lima to Santiago de Chile.