2025 Mini John Cooper Works Convertible spied


A brand new technology of the Mini Convertible is coming quickly, and a prototype has been noticed.

The prototype is for the high-performance John Cooper Works Convertible, however prototypes for the common Cooper Convertible are additionally out testing. Each variations are anticipated to debut subsequent yr as 2025 fashions for the U.S.

Clear giveaways that this can be a JCW embody the additional intakes within the entrance fascia, the entrance splitter, and the chunky facet skirts. There’s additionally a rear diffuser with a single exhaust tip exiting out of the middle.

Mini earlier this yr revealed a brand new technology of its signature hatch, now referred to as a Cooper as an alternative of a Hardtop. The brand new Cooper arrives for the 2025 mannequin yr and, relying available on the market, will likely be provided in fuel and electrical guises, although Mini is but to disclose the fuel model.

2025 Mini Cooper electrical hatch

Whereas electrical variations of the brand new Cooper are based mostly on a newly developed devoted EV platform, fuel variations will primarily be a significant replace of the outgoing technology. The mechanicals would be the identical however the exterior and inside styling, in addition to any in-car expertise, will likely be up to date to match the electrical variations.

Within the case of the brand new Convertible, there’ll solely be a fuel model, at the very least initially. Issues might change. Recall, the outgoing Convertible provided a restricted run of electrical Cooper SE Convertibles earlier this yr. Simply 999 have been provided, all of them for Europe.

Search for the brand new Convertible to function the identical or comparable powertrains to the outgoing technology which presents consumers the selection between a 134-hp 1.5-liter turbo-3 within the base Cooper, a 189-hp 2.0-liter turbo-4 within the sporty Cooper S, and a 228-hp 2.0-liter turbo-4 within the high-performance John Cooper Works.

2025 Mini John Cooper Works Convertible – Picture credit score: Baldauf

Drive will likely be to the entrance wheels solely, and the vary will solely have an automated transmission, as Mini has ditched handbook transmissions in its automobiles.

A redesigned JCW Countryman packing 312 hp may even arrive as a 2025 mannequin. It debuted in November and has been confirmed by Mini to succeed in dealerships within the U.S. subsequent Could.

Mini can also be out testing the brand new JCW hatch, which is able to are available each a fuel model and an electrical model.


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