New for 2011 All models have a little more power, fresh styling touches and new wheels. Jack the vehicle up until the wheel you are changing is raised from the ground. In rare cases, therefore, the features. In the hatch, cargo space is fair at 23. Once you've specified the equipment, it's open season on appearance tweaks with a huge range of paint, trim, decal, roof, and mirror options, plus a selection of performance and handling upgrades as well. I am just holding onto it until I can get an electric car.
Very maneuverable, easy to park. And if you live in a snowy region you really should put on snow tires for the winter. Once you've specified the equipment, it's open season on appearance tweaks with a huge range of paint, trim, decal, roof, and mirror options, plus a selection of performance and handling upgrades as well. The roll bar is now active; it's visible but rests low unless a rollover occurs, in which case it pops up to provide protection. Mini offers five wheel designs on the Cooper and S, ranging from 15- to 17-inch diameter, and all are new for 2011.
Interior updates throughout the Cooper lineup include redesigned two-dial audio controls, less chrome in favor of more black, and a range of new material and color options. Given the small fuel economy penalty, enthusiasts will choose the Cooper S for its livelier drive and exhaust note. I am just holding onto it until I can get an electric car. Switch off the hazard warning flashers. Base Coopers get a 1. We recommend that you read this publication thoroughly.
Position the space-saver spare tire with the valve facing upwards 11. The first Mini was produced in August 1959. With six airbags, anti-lock brakes, and stability control standard across the lineup, the Cooper is a safe small car. This car belonged to my spouse, who recently passed away after a lengthy illness hence the vey low mileage. Adaptive xenon headlights are a new option.
The convertible's soft-top opens partially like a sunroof, or it can open fully as a conventional convertible top would. The design of the second-generation convertible looks enough like the first that there is little difference to casual observers. Pull out the space-saver spare tire towards the rear underneath the vehicle 10. Both convertible and hatchback versions are availab2le, and though it loses the roofline, it retains the friendly face, wedge-like shape, and familiar looks of the hardtop. Passenger space is fine for the front seats, with even six-footers finding plenty of room and support. To do so, press both clips at the same time.
Because the default S comes with summer performance tires. The use of leaded fuels will cause permanent damage to the emissions-control system's oxygen sensor and the catalytic converter. Tire inflation pressure Summer front 2 persons 4 persons plus luggage To ensure that you always have convenient access Winter to all essential information when you stop for fuel, rear. The two body styles come in base and S trim levels, with S models turbocharged for more power. This has been achieved thanks to the innovative design of the front drive and motor.
Cargo space in the hatch with the seats up is a limited six cubic feet, but a two-position shelf helps make the best use of what's available. The dry grip has been increased reduce road speed. The Cooper S has a zero-to-60 time of 6. The second generation cars were produced in the period 1967- 1970. When the engine starts, press the clutch pedal again 7. Online Edition for Part no. Visibility can be a problem, however, as the beltline and rear passenger headrests are high and seating position low.
On the outside, updates for the standard Cooper include a larger lower grille, a revised front bumper, a taller hood, a new side marker look and larger fog lights, plus redesigned tail lights and an optional rear fog light. Even with low-profile tires on 17-inch wheels and sport suspension, the ride isn't bad. The design of the second-generation convertible looks enough like the first that there is little difference to casual observers. Skip to details on the Exterior All models have new bumper styling, larger fog lamps and new taillight assemblies. Battery changing, see next column. Do not continue driving, otherwise, the engine could be damaged because of inadequate lubrication. The base Cooper gains 3 horsepower to 121, and the turbocharged Cooper S adds 9 hp, to 181.
Battery changing, see page 22. By the end of 1967, cars have undergone several upgrades, and received an automatic transmission. John Cooper Works models are powered by a turbocharged 1. This would be an especially great car for someone living in a large city. I sent two more emails asking them to please reply with answers to my questions and didn't get a response. On the outside, updates for the standard Cooper include a larger lower grille, a revised front bumper, a taller hood, a new side marker look and larger fog lights, plus redesigned tail lights and an optional rear fog light.