Clubman MINI ALL4

Clubman MINI ALL4: The largest MINI, now with AWD

With 4.25 meters long, the MINI Clubman we met last summer is the MINI largest in the range. Now, taking advantage of the cold season premiere model in its offer the new generation of the ALL4 all-wheel drive, which is available only for versions with more powerful engines of the (Cooper S and Cooper SD) range, with permission of the JCW.

Clubman MINI ALL4
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The only two variants with four-wheel drive compared to conventional front-wheel drive turbocharged MINI equipped with 2-liter four-cylinder, although one is petrol and one diesel. The Clubman Cooper S ALL4 of 192 hp equipped with a manual six-speed, while the Clubman Cooper SD ALL4 of 190 hp Steptronic box incorporates eight relations.

The petrol Cooper S ALL4 accelerates from 0-100 km / h in 7 seconds (6.9 seconds with the box Steptronic, optional) and reaches 225 km / h, with an approved consumption between 6.3 and 7 liter, depending on equipment and change-. For its part, the Cooper SD ALL4 dispatches the 0-100 km / h in 7.2 seconds, it reaches 222 km / h and consumes around 4.9 liters per hundred kilometers.

The main novelty of this new generation AWD is that it incorporates an angular -PTO- link next to the front differential, a drive shaft on both sides and a rear differential with disc clutch electro hydraulic drive. As in almost all modern systems of this type, the electronic control unit works with the stability control(DSC) to spread the force of the drive between the front and rear wheels.

To differentiate themselves from their brethren in range, the ALL4 variants incorporate specific front skirts, with more generous air inlets, optimized diffuser and two tailpipes rear bumper, chrome grille bar (with logo “S”), a wall additional air into the hood and distinctive ALL4 on the doors and rear, for example. In addition, these versions premiere a new exclusive body color, called Digital Blue or digital blue , and both mirrors and the roof can be painted contrasting black-white tones, or silver.

Among the equipment of assistance systems and other series, some of optional- include the Head-Up Display or driving assistants (automatic main beam, recognition of signals, parking assistance, reversing camera, pedestrian detection, etc.), Professional browser screen of 8.8 inches and options MINI Connected with new connectivity features.

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