MINI’s Jim McDowell on the MINI Paceman

Jim McDowell is Chief Motoring MINI USA, and talked to Lou Ann Hammond, CEO,, about the MINI Paceman.

The 2-door coupe Paceman will be the second vehicle, of the seven now offered (including the Paceman) that offers the option of ALL4 all-wheel drive. The 1.6-litre four-cylinder engine powering the MINI John Cooper Works Paceman, along with a standard six-speed manual gearbox, or optional automatic, twin-scroll turbocharger, gasoline direct injection and variable valve control based on the BMW Groups VALVETRONIC technology. It can boast of 218 horsepower and peak torque of 207 lb-ft.

Watch the video as McDowell talks about the Paceman and all seven MINIS; the hardtop, asymmetrical Clubman, convertible, roadster, coupe, 4-door Countryman, Paceman coupe.

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By | 2016-09-25T19:52:09+00:00 February 26th, 2013|Categories: Automobiles and Energy, Automotive executives, Car shows, MINI, Technology, Video|0 Comments

About the Author:

Lou Ann Hammond is the CEO of Carlist and Driving the Nation. She is the co-host of Real Wheels Washington Post carchat every Friday morning and is the Automotive, energy correspondent for The John Batchelor Show and a Contributor to Automotive Electronics magazine headquartered in Korea. Hammond is a founding member of the Women's World Car of the Year #WWCOTY, and the Concept Car of the Year, and former member of the North American Car and Truck of the Year #NACTOY. She is a guest contributor for Via Corsa magazine and Vicarious magazine.