Please tell us your city

Knowing your city allows us to provide relevant content for you
   
City auto-detected. Confirm selection or change here if you wish.

Please enter your city.

Mini UK celebrates 10th anniversary of first diesel car launch

Monday, June 17, 2013 7:15 PM by
Mini UK celebrates 10th anniversary of first diesel car launch

Mini UK is celebrating 10 years since the first diesel car was added in the Mini range. Mini One D was the first car to get a diesel mill in 2003. The 2003 Mini One D was powered by a 1.4-litre four cylinder engine with common rail direct fuel injection which developed 76PS of power.

The current generation of Mini One D has been upgraded to a more power engine. It is powered by 1.6-litre engine that churns out 90PS of maximum power and 215Nm of torque. The most powerful Mini Car is the Cooper SD which is powered by a 2.0-litre diesel engine which produces 143PS of power and 305Nm of maximum torque and is available in both – manual and automatic transmission. 

In India, the Mini Countryman Diesel recently began its local sojourn after BMW began local assembly of the vehicle from CKD kits at their plant in Chennai. The Countryman D is powered by a 1.6-litre oil burner that produces 112bhp and 270Nm of torque. Power is transmitted to the front wheels  via a six-speed automatic gearbox.    

Source: BMW Blog 
Tags: Mini,mini cooper countryman,Cooper Countryman,Cooper Countryman D

Comments

Popular Videos

Launch Alert! Mini Cooper D 3-Door & 5-Door

Exotic looks & undeniable superior performa...

67 Likes
11932 Views

Mini Cooper Convertible Review

If Big is better, and small beautiful, then the...

237 Likes
46133 Views
  • Upcoming Cars

Hyundai i20 Active Hyundai i20 Active

9 March 2015

6 - 11 lakhs

Renault Lodgy Renault Lodgy

March 2015

10 - 15 lakhs

Honda Jazz Honda Jazz

April 2015

4.7 - 7.5 lakhs

Tata Nano AMT Tata Nano AMT

March 2015

3 - 3.25 lakhs

Maruti Suzuki Ertiga Facelift Maruti Suzuki Ertiga Facelift

March 2015

5.82 - 8.6 lakhs

All Upcoming Cars

Ask the Experts

1800 2090 230

(Toll free)