Mini Cooper vehicles seem to be a real hit or miss for people. They have a strong fan base that continues to love and support the brand, but they also have some people that just can’t appreciate the car’s style. A lot of people have debated on whether or not a Mini Cooper is actually a sports car, but with the introduction of the 2021 Mini Cooper JCW GP, there’s no doubt. With all of the iconic features of the Mini Cooper we know and love, this performance-oriented model has the potential to be the best one yet.
The underrated hot hatch
The 2021 Mini Cooper JCW is the most aggressive styled and well-detailed vehicle the brand has made yet. The new car isn’t just about the style though, because it also performance-oriented. These sport two-door hot hatches have a lot more to offer than meets the eye, and a quick test drive might be enough to convert you into a Mini fan.
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What if I told you that this Mini has a surprising amount of power? This 301hp hatch is just as sporty as it looks. It can go from a complete stop to 60mph in 5 seconds flat, making it a good competitor among new sports cars. It also has the iconic Mini Cooper styling with some additional aero features and modern touches that make it look as fast as it is.
Could it be the ultimate daily driver
The sporty and aggressive hot hatch isn’t just a cool car, it also has all of the marks of a great daily driver. It’s a spacious and comfortable interior that is well disguised by the car’s small stature. There is enough trunk space to keep the car practical, and it’s high enough off of the ground that you won’t dread getting in and out as some drivers have experienced in other small sports cars.
The car’s size is part of what makes it a good daily driver even in large cities. There are some downsides of the new Mini Cooper JCW GP — well, only one. The starting price for this model will start around $50,000 taking it out of the realm of affordable sports cars by a reasonable amount. The difference in performance over the base model might justify the price for the right driver, and because it is also a practical vehicle you can enjoy on the weekend as well as your daily commute.