Mini Introduces New Diesel Engine –

Mini Cooper SD

A few days ago Mini revealed a new diesel engine that will equip the Cooper SD, SD Countryman and SD Clubman models. This new power unit is a 4-cyilinder 2.0-litre turbodiesel that outputs 143 hp (105 kW) @ 4,000 rpm and 225 lb.-ft (305 Nm) of torque between 1,750 and 2,700 rpm. This new engine features an all-aluminum crankcase, common-rail direct injection with solenoid-valve injectors and a turbocharger with variable intake geometry.

Mini Cooper SD Convertible

The Mini Cooper SD, available in both hard-top and convertible versions, will do the 0-62 mph in 8.1 seconds, onto a top speed of 134 mph (215 km/h). Regarding the efficiency figures, the car will do 65.7 mpg (4.3 liters / 100 km). The cabrio model is a little bit slower and needs 8.7 seconds to do the sprint while the top speed is 130 mph (210 km/h). The convertible will do 62.8 mpg (4.5 liters / 100 km).

The SD Clubman does the 0-62 mph sprint in 8.6 seconds and has a top speed of 134 mph (215 km/h). Fuel consumption is 64.2 mpg (4.4 liters / 100 km).

Mini Cooper SD Countryman

As far as the Mini Cooper SD Countryman is concerned, the car is available with both front-wheel drive and the proprietary All4 all-wheel drive system. The car sprints to 62 mph in 9.4 seconds with the All4 system and it needs 9.3 seconds with the front-wheel drive. Top speed is 198 km/h for the FWD system and 195 km/h for the All4. With the front-wheel drive, the Countryman has a fuel economy of 4.6 liters / 100 km and with the All4 it will consume 4.9 liters / 100 km.

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