HAMANN MINI Performance Kit

August 10, 2008 by  

HAMANN, car tuning specialist from Germany, has developed a tuning package for the MINI Cooper S and Cooper D that increases the performance of both cars.

By reprogramming the serial Motronic, the diesel powered Mini Cooper D produces 136 hp (100 kW) at 4,000 rpm and a maximum torque of 300 Nm at 1,750 to 2,000 rpm, an increase of 26 hp (20 kW) from the standard Cooper D.

As for the petrol powered Cooper S, the car now able to achieve 204 hp (150 kW) at 5,500 rpm and a maximum torque of 300 Nm at 1,600 to 5,000 rpm, an increase from the standard 175 hp (128 kW).
Acceleration also improves by 0.5 seconds from 0 to 100 km/h with the maximum speed of approximately faster by 5 km/h than with the serial motor.

The Mini Cooper S performance could be further increased with the help of SPORTKIT CS 230 tuning package which consists of modified serial Motronic, a new supercharged air cooler and a HAMANN sport muffler. The HAMANN SPORTKIT CS 230 Mini Cooper S now able to produce 230 PS (169 kW) at 6,050 rpm and 330 Nm of torque at 3,860 rpm. The top speed is reported to be at 238 km/h.

The HAMANN aerodynamic kit for the Mini consists of new front skirt that helps with the downforce and supply cool air to the front brakes, new side sills and a new rear diffuser.

The HAMANN Mini Cooper stands on black-lacquered finish 18-inch HM EVO wheels with the size of 7.5Jx18 inches for the front and back wrapped in 225/35ZR18 HANKOOK high performance tires.

The suspension system has also been upgraded with a height-adjustable sport coilover kit which consists of 4 sport anti-shock and progressively coiled sport springs which could lower the MINI by up to 50 mm.

Inside, the HAMANN Mini features aluminum accessories, handbrake handles, sport gear shifts and pedals render a motorsports ambience, personalised car mats and also carbon trim.


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