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Official 2012 Roadster Pricing And Engine Variants

Here is the official press release on the MINI Roadster issued by BMW Group PressClub USA:

Spontaneous, Open, Irresistible: The MINI Roadster.
  • 16.11.2011
  • MINI USA announces the pricing for all-new MINI Roadster
  • MINI’s first two-seater will go on sale February 2012 in the USA

Woodcliff Lake, NJ– November 16, 2011 — The driving fun sewn into the fabric of every MINI can now be enjoyed with the roof up or down in the all-new MINI Roadster, the only open-top two-seater in the brand’s history. The MINI Roadster will be the sixth model in the British premium carmaker’s current line-up when it goes on sale in the USA in February 2012. Three powerful engine options and sophisticated chassis technology with model-specific tuning see to it that the characteristic MINI go-kart feeling is always on tap. And the MINI Roadster’s classical soft-top roof, which can be easily opened and closed manually, ensures open-top driving pleasure can be soaked up at every opportunity.

Pricing for the MINI Roadster with each of the three engine options in the US are:
  • MINI Cooper Roadster $25,050
  • MINI Cooper S Roadster $28,050
  • MINI John Cooper Works Roadster $35,200
* All base MSRP pricing includes $700 D&H

Engine variants:

MINI John Cooper Works Roadster: 1.6-liter four-cylinder gasoline engine with twin-scroll turbocharger and direct injection, plus numerous technological details carried over directly from motorsports.

Displacement: 1,598 cc
Output: 208 hp at 6,000 rpm
Max. torque: 192 lb-ft at 1,850 – 5,600 rpm (207 lb-ft with Overboost at 1,700 – 4,500 rpm)
Acceleration: 0–60 mph: 6.3 seconds
Top speed: 147 mph
US EPA Estimated Fuel Economy: Not yet available

MINI Cooper S Roadster: 1.6-liter four-cylinder gasoline engine with twin-scroll turbocharger, direct injection and fully variable valve management based on the BMW Group’s VALVETRONIC technology.
Displacement: 1,598 cc
Output: 181 hp at 5,500 rpm
Max. torque: 177 lb-ft at 1,600 – 5,000 rpm (192 lb-ft with Overboost at 1,700 – 4,500 rpm)
Acceleration: 0–60 mph: 6.7 seconds
Top speed: 141 mph
US EPA Estimated Fuel Economy: Not yet available

MINI Cooper Roadster: 1.6-liter four-cylinder gasoline engine with fully variable valve management based on the BMW Group’s VALVETRONIC technology.
Displacement: 1,598 cc
Output: 121 hp at 6,000 rpm
Max. torque: 114 lb-ft at 4,250 rpm
Acceleration: 0–60 mph: 8.7 seconds
Top speed: 124 mph
US EPA Estimated Fuel Economy: Not yet available