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Fresh input for the new MINI Paceman

Munich - The new MINI Paceman as the the first Sports Activity Coupé in the premium compact segment gets fresh stimuli. The new MINI Paceman (combined fuel consumption: 7.1 - 4.2 l/100 km, combined CO2 emissions: 165 – 111 g/km) underscores its exceptional standing as a sporty, elegant individualist with fresh design details, increased driving performance figures, further optimised efficiency, innovative equipment features and refined premium characteristics in the interior.

   

The pioneering automobile concept of a compact 3-door model with coupé-like lines, unique combination of driving fun and functionality and the optional all-wheel drive system ALL4 now gains additional appeal. The increased engine output in the new MINI Cooper S Paceman consolidates driving fun leadership within the segment driving fun. The market launch in July 2014 also includes the launch of the new edition of the extreme athlete MINI John Cooper Works Paceman.

 

The new MINI Paceman is offering further increased driving fun and optimised efficiency. It comes with the selection of two petrol and two diesel engines each with four cylinders. The range also includes the top athlete MINI John Cooper Works Paceman with 160 kW/218 bhp 4-cylinder turbo engine. All model variants are now with emission rating according to the EU6 emission standard and extended MINIMALISM technology including optimised aerodynamic properties to reduce fuel consumption and emission levels. The output is increased by 5 kW to 140 kW/190 bhp in the MINI Cooper S Paceman. 6-speed manual transmission is standard, 6-speed automatic transmission comes as an an option. All-wheel drive system ALL4 is standard in the MINI John Cooper Works Paceman and optional for all other models.

Unique go-kart feeling thanks to high-quality suspension technology with McPherson spring struts and forged wishbones on the front axle, multilink rear axle and electromechanical power steering including Servotronic. The sports chassis is standard for all model variants, Dynamic Stability Control (DSC) as standard, Dynamic Traction Control (DTC) including Electronic Differential Lock Control standard or optional, depending on model variant.

Integrated safety concept with crash-optimised body structure; extensive standard safety features now also include tyre pressure control on each wheel and daytime driving lights; occupant protection at the same level as the MINI Countryman, which scored the top 5-star rating on the Euro NCAP crash test.

 

The new MINI Paceman comes with the most progressive networking technology within the competitive field for unique in-car infotainment. MINI Connected offers extensive smartphone integration in the vehicle and unique functional diversity with ongoing expansion based on apps. The current program includes functions exclusive to MINI such as Mission Control, Dynamic Music, Driving Excitement and MINIMALISM Analyser, the use of Facebook, Twitter, foursquare and Glympse, RSS news feed reception and entertainment programs such as AUPEO!, Stitcher, Deezer, Audible, Napster/Rhapsody and TuneIn.

Photo: MINI

(20.04.2014)


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