Friday, March 22, 2013

The MINI Paceman renewed! All-New Paceman

The MINI Paceman renewed!

The all-new MINI Paceman has been revamped with a new exterior design, a better suspension setup, and updated interior.

A coupe version of the MINI Countryman, the Paceman is available with as a Cooper S Paceman version that performs the 0-100km/h (0-62mph) sprint in just 7.5 seconds.

The Paceman joins the MINI family of the familiar Hatch, Clubman, Convertible, Countryman, Coupe, and Roadster.

With an unique style that sports the familiar MINI image, the Paceman has been created with aesthetic craving consumers in mind; for example, the blacked out roof pillars gives the image of a floating roof concept.

In terms of performance, MINI's go-kart-like handling is ever present, enhanced even further with all-wheel drive system.Topping it off, a lowered sports suspension is also available as a no-cost option to the consumer.

The Paceman is available with 4 different petrol engines and 2 diesels, and all are available with either a six-speed manual or 6-speed automatic with Steptronic function.

The familiar 1.6-Litre 122bhp version does 0-100km/h (0-62mph) in 10.4 seconds, with a fuel economy of 20km/L (47.1mpg)! The Cooper S version gets 184bhp, and does the 0-100km/h (0-62mph) sprint in 7.5 seconds. Fuel economy is roughly the same, doing 19.7km/L (46.3mpg).

Diesel versions uses a 1.6-litre 112bhp turbocharged engine, doing 0-100km/h (0-62mph) in 10.8 seconds with a superb fuel economy of 27.3km/L (64.2mpg). The Cooper SD (D for diesel) will use a different 2.0-litre 143bhp engine, and does 0-100km/h (0-62mph) in 9.2 seconds, with a great fuel consumption of just 26.1km/L (61.4mpg).

The ultimate John Cooper Works Paceman has 218bhp and does 0-100km/h (0-60mph) in 6.9 seconds.

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