2012 MINI Cooper S Countryman ALL4 is finished in Light White with a black leather interior. The car is also equipped with a rare optional extra of 5 seats, giving you the ability to seat 3 people in the rear, contrary to Mini traditions. It is the first MINI with 5 doors, the first MINI with available AWD, the first MINI longer than 13-feet. And the most dubious honor of all, the first MINI to weigh over 3,000lbs.
The “Cooper S” featured here has direct-injection and a turbocharger, bringing power up to 181HP and 177lb-ft from 1,600-5,000RPM. MINI’s turbo engine employs an “overboost” feature to bump torque to 192lb-ft from 1,700-4,500RPM under certain conditions for a limited time with an optional 6-speed Aisin automatic gearbox.
The Cooper S specifically is also equipped with the Haldex AWD system dubbed “ALL4.” The system uses a wet clutch pack in place of a center differential. The clutch unlocks during low-speed maneuvers for better handling feel, locks completely during hard acceleration, and varies the connection depending on traction requirements.
Compared to the premium CUVs on the market, the MINI is small, nimble and tight in the corners bringing the classic MINI feel to a CUV. The ride height increase and greater suspension articulation give the MINI the ability to tackle some soft-roads when required.
Options include sunroof, bluetooth, climate control, heated seats, power windows, power locks, power mirrors, CD player, radio and air conditioning. The MINI also comes with Pirelli Winter tires on original black rims, and a set of all-season Continental tires on original silver rims.