2016 MINI COOPER COUPE/ROADSTER: The 2016 Mini Cooper premium compact is available in Coupe two-door hatchback and the ever popular Mini Cooper Roadster. As all Mini Coopers, the two-seat soft-top Roadster is devilishly fast, and available in Cooper, Cooper S, and John Cooper Works, as well as Premium, Sport, Cold Weather and Technology packages. Buyers have a choice of the 1.6 -liter four-cylinder engines offered, starting with the 121-horsepower edition, then, moving up to the middle level that adds a turbo and packs 181hp. Or, tear up the pavement with the John Cooper Works edition, which is fitted with a well-tuned 208-hp 1.6L turbo and matched to a six-speed manual Getrag gearbox. That setup clocks 0-to-60 mph in six seconds while achieving up to 35 mpg on highways. The Mini Coopers continue to offer go-kart feeling with ultra-stiff bodywork, wheels pushed to the corners, torsional reinforcements, and incredibly precise steering. Eye-catching flat silhouette and innovative steel "helmet roof" lend the Mini Coupe a sporty and individual allure. In addition to the integral roof spoiler, an active rear spoiler optimizes airflow at higher speeds. Popular colors are Chili Red, Lighting Blue, and British Racing Green II, along with optional, model-specific Sport stripes. Tailored two-seat cockpit includes a pass-through cargo area to the truck, where there is a total of 9.8 cubic feet of room for all types of weekend gear. For the record, the Mini Roadster is the first open-top two-seater in the brand's history. 
 

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