Mini Cooper S R53
Mini Cooper S come after Mini One and Mini Cooper R50. The first introduction to Mini Cooper S was in 2002. An “S” added to the Cooper name means a sportier and more powerful version of MINI. These criteria is just same as the classic Mini Cooper S. The Cooper S has 2 types in MINI first generation/MK I Hatchback, which is Pre-facelift for model year 2002 – 2004, and facelift July 2004 – 2006. Both of this model years are known as R53 for the R-series.
Specialty of Mini Cooper S
- Mini Cooper S come with supercharge engine.
- Power boost (for facelift Cooper S)
- A better gear ratio than the One and Cooper.
- The battery was placed into the rear of the car as the supercharger has taken the battery space in front.
- This car come with run flat tyres as there are no space for spare tyre.
- Double exhaust.
MINI Cooper S did not have much changes from pre-facelift to facelift, it did not change as dramatically as the One and Cooper during July 2004 updates. The differences for Cooper S pre-facelift and facelift that can be spotted by professional “MINI eye” are the grille surround as well as the lights. Mini Cooper R53 facelift has received a small power boost and the gear ratios have been revised during July 2004 changes. Also, the Cooper S is available in Mini Convertible model.
Mini Cooper S Pre-facelift R53 (2002 – 2004)
More details and photos: Yellow Mini Cooper S R53
Mini Cooper S Facelift R53 (2004 – 2006)
Note that the grille surround, headlights, and rear lights was changed and different from the pre-facelift model.
|Mini Cooper S R53 – General information|
|Model:||Mini Cooper S|
|Year:||2002 – 2006|
|Category:||Powerfull sports car|
|Main features, safety and ecconomy|
|Engine size:||1598 ccm (97.51 cubic inches)|
|Fuel type:||Gasoline, unleaded 95 (see also Gasoline
|Fuel city driving:||9.4 litres/100 km (25.00 miles per gallon)|
|Fuel mixed driving:||8.4 litres/100 km (28.00 miles per gallon)|
|Fuel highway driving:||7.4 litres/100 km (32.00 miles per gallon)|
|Airbags:||6. Front airbags. Optional side air bags.|
|Engine and transmission|
|Engine location:||Front, transverse|
|Displacement:||1598 ccm (97.51 cubic inches)|
|Engine type:||Inline, 4 cylinder|
|Max power:||170.7 PS (126 kW or 168 HP) at 6000 Rev. per min.|
|Max torque:||210.00 Nm (21.4 kgf-m or 154.9 ft.lbs) at 4000 Rev. per min.|
|Bore x stroke:||77.0 x 85.8 mm (3.0 x 3.4 inches)|
|Valves per cylinder:||4|
|Fuel control:||Overhead cam (OHC)|
|Speed and acceleration|
|Top speed:||218.0 km/h (135.5 mph)|
|0-100 km/h (0-62 mph):||7.4 seconds|
|Power/weight ratio:||0.1407 PS/kg|
|Exterior and interior|
|Max no. of doors:||2|
|Leg room front:||1060 mm (41.7 inches)|
|Passenger space:||2180 litres (576 gallons)|
|Cargo space:||150 litres (40 gallons)|
|Optional cargo space:||670 litres (177 gallons)|
|Steering, brakes and tires|
|Turn circle:||11 m (448.8 inches)|
|Front brakes:||Ventilated disks|
|Brake details:||Antiblocking system (ABS). ABS ABS|
|Front tire dimensions:||195/55R16V|
|Rear tire dimensions:||195/55R16V|
|Dimensions and weight|
|Weight:||1215 kg (2,678.6 pounds)|
|Max weight with load:||1570 kg (3,461.3 pounds)|
|Towing weight:||650 kg (1,433.0 pounds)|
|Overall length:||3660 mm (144.1 inches)|
|Overall width:||1690 mm (66.5 inches)|
|Overall height:||1420 mm (55.9 inches)|
|Ground clearance:||130 mm (5.1 inches)|
|Wheelbase:||2470 mm (97.2 inches)|
|Fuel capacity:||50.0 litres (13.21 gallons)|
|Aprox price as new USD:||20940|
|Aprox price as new EUR:||20430|
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