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2006 Mini Cooper S JCW GP (R53) #1294/2000 For Sale

  • Right Hand Drive
  • Manual, 6 speed
  • Petrol
  • 2006
  • M1FHK
  • Blue
  • Dealer
  • United Kingdom


CARVAULT CO are pleased to present this exceptional 2006 Mini Cooper S John Cooper Works GP. Representing the pinnacle of performance and exclusivity within the R53 generation, this limited-edition gem is a rare find for enthusiasts seeking a dynamic and engaging driving experience. As chassis number 1294 of only 2, 000 examples produced worldwide, the Mini Cooper S John Cooper Works GP is a sought-after collector's item that represents the ultimate expression of Mini's motorsport heritage. With its combination of rarity, performance, and pristine condition, this example stands as a testament to the enduring appeal of the iconic Mini brand.

Model History:
The Mini Cooper S John Cooper Works GP represents a pinnacle in the Mini brand's storied history. Introduced as a limited-edition variant of the R53 generation, this model pays homage to the iconic Mini Cooper's racing heritage while pushing the boundaries of performance and exclusivity. With only 2, 000 examples produced worldwide, each Mini Cooper S JCW GP is a rare and coveted collector's item, cherished by enthusiasts for its unique combination of style, performance, and heritage.

Exterior Condition:
Fresh off a professional respray, the exterior of this Mini Cooper S JCW GP gleams with an immaculate finish that showcases its iconic design in its purest form. The unmistakable Racing Grey Metallic paintwork, synonymous with the GP variant, exudes a sense of performance and sophistication, perfectly complemented by distinctive red accents and bold graphics that pay homage to its racing heritage.

Interior Condition:
Step inside, and you'll be greeted by an interior that exudes the same level of quality and character as the exterior. The original interior of this Mini Cooper S JCW GP has been impeccably preserved, with every detail reflecting the care and attention lavished upon this iconic vehicle. From the supportive Recaro sport seats to the premium materials adorning the cabin, every element contributes to a driving environment that is both functional and stylish.

At the heart of the Mini Cooper S JCW GP lies a potent 1. 6-liter supercharged engine, meticulously engineered to John Cooper Works specifications. Delivering exhilarating performance with its robust power output and spirited acceleration, this engine exemplifies the Mini brand's commitment to dynamic driving experiences. With its signature supercharger whine and impressive torque delivery, the engine is the centerpiece of the Mini Cooper S JCW GP's thrilling driving dynamics.

The following were unique to the GP:

- Upgraded Cylinder head- The difference from a cooper S cylinder head being slightly enlarged on the exhaust ports.

- 11% Reduction supercharger pulley – Spins the supercharger faster for more boost

- 1-step colder spark plugs

- Uprated Injectors (380cc compared to original 330cc)

- A JCW cat-back exhaust system with decorative JCW tips

- Replacement supercharger – Teflon coated core

- Updated Air intake with Pod style air filter

- Decorative Badges

- Individually serial Numbered rocker cover plate


- Remapped ECU (Slightly different tune to a JCW 210, assisting to gain that extra 8bhp)

- Larger Intercooler

Built on a purposefully engineered chassis, the Mini Cooper S JCW GP boasts a stiff and agile platform that forms the foundation for its dynamic performance. Constructed with lightweight materials and reinforced for rigidity, the chassis provides excellent handling characteristics and enhances overall driving dynamics.

Featuring a precise and responsive transmission, the Mini Cooper S JCW GP offers smooth gear changes and seamless power delivery. Whether equipped with a manual or automatic transmission, the gearbox is optimized to complement the engine's performance, ensuring an exhilarating driving experience.

The Mini Cooper S JCW GP features a front-wheel-drive configuration, delivering power to the road with confidence and precision. With its well-balanced weight distribution and traction-enhancing technology, the drivetrain provides excellent stability and control in various driving conditions.

Equipped with precision-tuned steering, the Mini Cooper S JCW GP offers responsive handling and nimble maneuverability. Whether darting through tight city streets or attacking winding mountain roads, the steering system ensures confident control and an engaging driving experience.

The braking system of the Mini Cooper S JCW GP is designed to deliver exceptional stopping power and consistent performance. With upgraded components and meticulous maintenance, the brakes provide responsive deceleration, enhancing both safety and driving enjoyment.

Maintenance History Summary:
The car will be sold with a fresh oil service, last serviced in December 2020 which also included new suspension bushes at 54, 710 miles. Stamped service book included, showing 3 main dealer services and 3 independent services.

Please visit our website for further images including underside images and access to a walk-around video.

The car is available for viewing and test drives by appointment at our facility near Wallingford, Oxfordshire. Give us a call to arrange a viewing and test drive.

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