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Mike Stevens | Jul, 03 2014 | 3 Comments

MINI’s new John Cooper Works hot-hatch will come with a hefty power boost when it launches in January, according to a new report.

Revealed at this year’s Detroit Auto Show in concept form, it is expected that the production JCW hatch will appear at the same event.

Now, according to Britain’s Autocar, BMW insiders have confirmed the new performer will deliver 172kW and 350Nm to the front wheels.

That power will come from a new 2.0 litre turbocharged four - possibly the same unit that offers 141kW in the new Cooper S.

The new engine replaces the turbocharged 1.6 litre engine of the previous generation, which offered 135kW/240Nm and 155kW/260Nm in the old S and JCW models.

The new S hatch’s output is nothing to frown at, but a leap to 172kW and 350Nm would make the JCW one of the most powerful offerings in the light-hatch segment, easily eclipsing the 147kW Peugeot 208 GTi and Renault Clio RS models.

Those figures would even give the Cooper JCW a higher output than the larger Golf GTI, which offers 162kW.

The new JCW should also prove markedly quicker than its predecessor’s 6.5 second run to 100km/h - not to mention the 160kW GP model’s 6.3 second sprint.

Could the new JCW break out a high five? Fans will be hopeful - although it might take a new JCW GP to crack that barrier.

MORE: 2015 John Cooper Works Concept Revealed
MORE: 2014 Cooper and Cooper S Tested

 
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