Mini with the Works

The Mini John Cooper Works 3Dr harks back to the purity of Mini brand.
The Mini John Cooper Works 3Dr harks back to the purity of Mini brand.ST PHOTO: ONG WEE JIN
The Mini John Cooper Works 3Dr harks back to the purity of Mini brand.
The Mini John Cooper Works 3Dr harks back to the purity of Mini brand.ST PHOTO: ONG WEE JIN

The revised Mini John Cooper Works 3Dr delivers unfiltered fun

The Mini John Cooper Works (JCW) three-door is a car for the purist. This is good news if you happen to be one, but not so good if you are anything less than a lukewarm enthusiast.

Compared with its first iteration of the current-generation car which appeared here in 2015, the latest JCW gets an eight-speed autobox (up from six) and a huge dollop of attitude.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on July 21, 2018, with the headline 'Mini with the Works'. Print Edition | Subscribe