- World Premiere of the new high-performance MINI John Cooper Works GP
- North American Show Premiere of the new battery-electric MINI Cooper SE
The new MINI John Cooper Works GP: Power and Performance
The MINI John Cooper Works GP is the third generation of MINI’s high-performance model. It will reach US showrooms mid-2020 with a Manufacturer’s Suggested Retail Price (MSRP) of $44,900 plus an additional $850 Destination & Handling fee.
With an engine output of 301hp (US SAE), and achieving a lap time on the Nürburgring Nordschleife of less than eight minutes, the new MINI John Cooper Works GP will come to market as the fastest-ever-produced model in the 60-year history of the British brand.
The new MINI Cooper SE: Accessible electric mobility that’s fun to drive
Also coming to the Los Angeles Auto Show is the MINI Cooper SE, MINI’s all-new battery electric vehicle. This entry brings the fun iconic MINI driving style to the electric car. It brings the electric car to the affordable realm, with a Manufacturer’s Suggested Retail Price (MSRP) of $29,900 plus an $850 Destination & Handling fee. The MINI Cooper SE is expected to cost the buyer as low as $17,900 with federal tax credits and state electric vehicle tax credits in some states.
“Automobility LA and the Los Angeles International Auto Show are the perfect venues to showcase the newest products in our lineup, which are the bookends of the brand focused on electric mobility and performance,” said Michael Peyton, Vice President, MINI of the Americas. “The state of California and Los Angeles are key regions for our business, and we expect these two vehicles, in particular, to be very popular with consumers who want fun, whether they’re looking for electrification or high performance.”
The new MINI Cooper SE will go on sale early March 2020 at MINI dealers across the US, while the MINI John Cooper Works GP is expected at US dealers mid-2020. For more information on both vehicles, please see the U.S. Market Pricing releases for the MINI Cooper SE and the MINI John Cooper Works GP.